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ABOUT THIS MODULE

One of the largest unions in the entertainment industry is SAG-AFTRA, which represents actors and performers on both the big and small screens.
 
In this module learn how SAG functions, the ramifications of the SAG-AFTRA merger, how signatories work, how the Taft-Hartley act admits new members into SAG-AFTRA, and the benefits and drawbacks of Financial Core.  Be prepared when working with SAG-AFTRA actors on your production.
 

IN THIS MODULE

  • 25:47 video that walks you through the process of working with SAG-AFTRA performers
  • Illustrated companion guide

LEARN

  • What is SAG-AFTRA?
  • How can an actor join the union?
  • What is a signatory?
  • What the the benefits and drawbacks of working with SAG-AFTRA performers?
  • What is Taft-Hartley?
  • What is Financial Core?
"This would be an excellent way to support a production course — and it gives students a way to easily review basic concepts."
 
   - Richie Sherman,
     Pennsylvania State University
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