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Hosted by SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White the podcast features in-depth interviews, industry insights and compelling stories affecting the entertainment and media industry.

Hosted by SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White the podcast features in-depth interviews, industry insights and compelling stories affecting the entertainment and media industry.
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United States

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Hosted by SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White the podcast features in-depth interviews, industry insights and compelling stories affecting the entertainment and media industry.

Twitter:

@sagaftra

Language:

English

Contact:

323-549-6673


Episodes

Defining Our Future

11/12/2019
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Every two years, hundreds of delegates gather at the SAG-AFTRA Convention to help chart the union’s future. In this episode, hosts SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White give us a behind the scenes look at the SAG-AFTRA Biennial Convention. **The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of products or services does not imply SAG-AFTRA’s endorsement.

Duration:00:42:11

Navigating and Negotiating Intimacy

10/29/2019
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Exploring the vital role of intimacy coordinators as on-set liaisons between performers and film and TV productions. Intimacy Professionals Association founder Amanda Blumenthal and Alicia Rodis, a founding partner of Intimacy Directors International, join hosts SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White. **The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of products or services does not imply SAG-AFTRA’s...

Duration:00:42:14

Background Actors Step Forward

10/15/2019
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We go behind the scenes with Central Casting and the professionals who work background. Central Casting's EVP Jennifer Bender and members Linda Harcharic of the Background Actors and Education Committee and Avis Boone of the SAG-AFTRA New York Background Actors Committee join hosts President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White. **The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of products or services does not imply...

Duration:00:40:07

Stacking Auditions in Your Favor

10/1/2019
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With the rise of self-taped auditions, the casting process has undergone its share of changes. Introduced by President Gabrielle Carteris, this episode features highlights from the Audition Strategy and Job Clarity panel. MOVE Committee member Richard Fancy moderates this candid and humorous conversation with members Patrick Fabian (Better Call Saul) and Bob Telford (Parks and Recreation), talent manager Liz York and editor Jordan Goldman. **The views expressed by the guests are their own...

Duration:00:30:19

Lily Tomlin in Her Own Words

9/17/2019
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In this installment of our interview series Actor-to-Actor, SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris talks with the inimitable Lily Tomlin, recipient of the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award and star of Grace and Frankie – Netflix’s longest running show. Experience some of Tomlin’s hilariously iconic characters along with anecdotes from her decades-long career in this memorable interview. **The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of...

Duration:00:24:23

A Historic Win for Labor in Missouri

9/3/2019
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Defeating “Right to Work” in Missouri was a huge win for the Labor movement, thanks in part to efforts by SAG-AFTRA. SAG-AFTRA Missouri Valley Local Executive Director Maureen O’Brien and SAG-AFTRA Right to Work Committee Chair Ric Reitz give a firsthand account of the events leading to the demise of Proposition A. Hosted by President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White. **The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of...

Duration:00:28:04

From the Other Side of the Dial

8/20/2019
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The voices we hear on the airwaves are an integral part of our daily routines. Two of the best in the business, Gary Bryan and Deborah Howell, join SAG-AFTRA National Executive Director David White to sound off on their intriguing paths to success in broadcasting. **The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of products or services does not imply SAG-AFTRA’s endorsement.

Duration:00:36:47

What Happens Behind the Voices

8/6/2019
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You've heard their voices, now hear their stories. Take a deep dive into the craft of voice acting with veteran performers Dee Baker Bradley and Sarah Elmaleh. Learn how they got into the business, the secret to their success, and how they protect their voices and profession. Hosted by SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White. The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of products or services does not imply...

Duration:00:38:16

How SAGindie Connects Actors and Filmmakers

7/23/2019
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Just because a film is low budget doesn’t mean it can’t feature top talent. SAGindie Executive Director Darrien Michele Gipson explains how SAGindie promotes kinship between pro actors and indie filmmakers, and supports on- and off-screen diversity and inclusion. Hosted by SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White. **The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of products or services does not imply...

Duration:00:29:06

How the New Commercials Contracts Change the Game

7/9/2019
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Flexible. Innovative. Groundbreaking. SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White talk to three people instrumental to the negotiations: Chief Contracts Officer Ray Rodriguez, Executive Director of Commercials and Corporate/Educational & Non-Broadcast Contracts Lori Hunt, and actor Kathy Keane. **The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of products or services does not imply SAG-AFTRA’s endorsement.

Duration:00:40:02

Disruption in Entertainment, Part 2: The Future of Content

6/25/2019
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The benefits and dangers of new media companies overseeing our viewing behavior, the evolution of advertising and America's status in global film and TV markets. SAG-AFTRA National Executive Director David White explores these topics with Jeffrey Cole, Director of the Center for the Digital Future at USC, and Sanjay Sharma, CEO of Marginal MediaWorks. **The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of products or services does not imply SAG-AFTRA’s...

Duration:00:28:36

Disruption in Entertainment, Part 1: Threats and Opportunities

6/11/2019
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The rise of companies such as Facebook, Netflix, and Amazon have turned the entertainment business upside down. With this incredible disruption comes exciting opportunities and concerning threats for performers. To help make sense of this all, SAG-AFTRA National Executive Director David White talks to experts Jeff Cole, a research professor and director of the Center for the Digital Future at USC, and Sanjay Sharma, co-founder and CEO of Marginal Mediaworks. **The views expressed by the...

Duration:00:32:53

Actor-to-Actor with Alan Alda

5/28/2019
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In this first podcast presentation of SAG-AFTRA’s long-running Actor-to-Actor interview series, President Gabrielle Carteris talks with the legendary performer and SAG Life Achievement honoree Alan Alda about his career, improving communication and his advocacy for gender equality. **The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of products or services does not imply SAG-AFTRA’s endorsement.

Duration:00:47:09

CES Unplugged — Where Technology is Going

5/14/2019
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A.I., holograms, augmented reality — what does it all mean for performers? Join us as we investigate the massive CES tech show in Las Vegas including a must-listen interview with CTA Senior Vice President for Government Affairs Michael Petricone. Then we take the talk into the studio where COO and General Counsel Duncan Crabtree-Ireland joins podcast cohosts Gabrielle Carteris and David White to discuss how the union is protecting and empowering members in this disruptive era. **The views...

Duration:00:45:32

How NextGen Empowers Performers

4/30/2019
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SAG-AFTRA NextGen Performers Sub-committees (NGP) across the country are dedicated to giving younger members the tools they need to succeed in an ever-changing industry – from educational panels to networking opportunities to ways to get involved with their union. Join Los Angeles co-chairs Ben Whitehair and Aubrey Mozino in the studio as they talk with our hosts President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White. With frank insights into the challenges facing young...

Duration:00:28:44

A Life in Music

4/16/2019
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Veteran singer-songwriter Dan Navarro shares his music and his insights. Dan is also a musician, voice actor and SAG-AFTRA’s Vice President, Recording Artists/Singers. Hosted by SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White. **The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of products or services does not imply SAG-AFTRA’s endorsement.

Duration:00:38:48

Who Controls Your Digital Rights? From Deepfakes to Resurrecting the Dead.

4/2/2019
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"Deepfakes” place a performer’s face on someone else’s body and AI can now replicate the images and voices of broadcasters and performers, even after they're dead. Join SAG-AFTRA President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White in conversation with Rebecca Damon, SAG-AFTRA Executive Vice President and New York Local President as they discuss these technologies and what the union is doing to ensure members are protected. **The views expressed by the guests are their...

Duration:00:27:36

Bang! Zoom! Pow! Inside the Dangerous World of Stunt Performers

3/19/2019
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This episode demystifies the thrilling and often dangerous world of stunts. Veteran stunt performer and SAG-AFTRA Secretary-Treasurer and L.A. Local President Jane Austin and Chair of the National Stunt Committee Cort Hessler join Gabrielle and David to share their insights on working as stunt performers and on what the union is doing to ensure safe sets. The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of products or services does not imply SAG-AFTRA’s...

Duration:00:38:48

Sexual Harassment: Have We Reached a Turning Point?

3/5/2019
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Actor Chantal Cousineau talks with Gabrielle and David about her personal experience with harassment and how that inspired her to action including giving testimony before the California Senate. Join the hosts and their guest in an insightful conversation about effecting real culture change to protect SAG-AFTRA members and others in the entertainment industry and beyond. -- The views expressed by the guests are their own and not that of SAG-AFTRA. Any mention of products or services does not...

Duration:00:33:09

Social Media Superstars on the Future of Entertainment

2/19/2019
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Guests Amanda Cerny and DeStorm Power have amassed over 48 million followers across social media. As “influencers,” they’ve built lucrative careers making short and funny videos that go viral all over the world. Last year, they co-founded Zeus — a subscription-based video-on-demand service that produces original content. SAG-AFTRA recently inked an agreement with Zeus to provide coverage for content produced by ZEUS and a pathway to membership for ZEUS content creators. On this episode, they...

Duration:00:50:11