Tag Archives: AFTRA

What is SAG??

What is SAG, AFTRA, EQUITY?: http://thenycactor.net/2009/07/20/the-unions/ An in-depth look at SAG: http://thenycactor.net/2009/07/20/the-unions-sag/ As usual, if you have any questions for me it’s a good idea to look around TheNYCActor.net first as it’s quite likely I’ve already answered it. Advertisements

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Signing a SAG Ultra Low Budget Contract

After all the auditions, the call-backs, the “holds”, the stomach-churning excitement/nerves that lead up to booking a job comes the business of signing the contract. As with almost any other job in the world contracts have to be signed to ensure that all parties are on-board and will show up to see the project through […]

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The Unions: SAG (continued)

I just recorded 6 commercials. Some for radio and some for TV, all of them for the UK (although, it was cast here in NY).    Now, the agent who sent me in for the booking did not have any information on what I was doing at all. Meaning, they didn’t know (a) what role/s […]

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The Unions: AFTRA

How do you join AFTRA? AFTRA is the only union that you can literally “buy” into. You can show up to their offices and simply hand over a hefty wad of cash and sign up there and then. How much does it cost to join AFTRA? As of today’s date the initiation fee in NY is […]

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The Unions: AEA

AEA (Equity)How do you join AEA (Actors Equity Association) – You can also buy into Equity if you are affiliated and listed as being “in good standing” for one year with one of the other unions. Although, as I am currently non-equity, I will have to come back and tell you more as I learn […]

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