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Production & Tax Credits - Annie's Advice - Projects Currently Casting

By Abigail Hardin, February 29, 2024
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Film/TV Production & Tax Credits; Strikes / Unions; TV Talk; Theatre Talk; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Actors on Acting; Awards; Festivals & Movie Theatres; Quick Bites

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Pilots & Upfronts - Major Talent Agency Shakup - More Strikes?

By Abigail Hardin, February 13, 2024
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss February Motivational Tip from Annie; Pilot & Upfront Season; Strikes; Business; Streaming; Theatre; Awards & Festivals; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Actors on Acting; Quick Bites

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Booking Film, TV & Theatre Work - Strike After Effects - Pilots & Upfronts

By Abigail Hardin, January 31, 2024
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Production & Content; Strike After Effects; Film & TV Business; Theatre Talk; Awards Season; Film Festivals; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Actors on Acting; Quick Bites

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Can a Non-Union Actor Submit for Union Film, TV, or Theatre Projects?

By The Up-To-Date Actor, January 21, 2024
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In the world of acting, whether you're a seasoned professional or just starting out, one question that often arises is whether a non-union actor can submit for union film, TV, or theatre projects. It's a topic that has sparked debates and discussions in the entertainment industry for years. In this comprehensive blog post, we'll explore the intricacies of this issue, examining the pros and cons, and provide guidance for non-union actors aspiring to break into the world of union productions.

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Can a Non-Union Actor Submit for Representation to a Talent Agency That is Union Franchised?

By The Up-To-Date Actor, January 08, 2024
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Acting is a competitive field, and many aspiring actors look for representation from talent agencies to help them land acting roles. However, some actors are non-union while others are union-affiliated. This distinction can create confusion and questions regarding which talent agencies non-union actors can submit to. Can a non-union actor submit for representation to a talent agency that is union franchised?

The short answer is yes, a non-union actor can submit for representation to a talent agency that is union franchised. However, the representation process can be different for union and non-union actors, and there are several important factors to consider.

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New Year Review/Exercise - Actors on Acting - Business News - Streaming Ad Increase

By Abigail Hardin, January 02, 2024
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Year End; Actors on Acting; Business; Film & TV Content; Streaming; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Quick Bites

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Year End Review - Strike Effects - Streaming - Awards & Festivals

By Abigail Hardin, December 20, 2023
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Strike Watch; Business; Streaming; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Awards & Festivals; Actors on Acting; Quick Bites

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Production Resumes - SAG Deal Details - Consultation Discount

By Abigail Hardin, November 28, 2023
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss Strike Watch; TV Talk; Actors on Acting; Theatre Talk; Business; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Up & Coming Playwrights; Quick Bites; Shop Directories

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SAG-AFTRA Negotiations Continue - New Soundstages - Artios Award Nominations

By Abigail Hardin, November 08, 2023
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss SAG Strike; Artificial Intelligence; Casting; Production: New Soundstages Nationwide; TV Content; Streaming; Theatre News; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Movie Theatres; Quick Bites; Shop Directories

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SAG-AFTRA Negotiations Resume - Fighting Antisemitism in Hollywood - Streaming Price Hikes

By Abigail Hardin, October 24, 2023
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In this week's entertainment industry update, we discuss SAG Strike; Streaming; A.I.; Business; Theatre; Diversity, Equity & Inclusion; Political; Quick Bites; Shop Directories

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