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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

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

The Attack on the Free Press

2/5/2019
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The First Amendment protects the freedom of the press, but recent incidents such as the horrific murder of journalists in an Annapolis newsroom to the death threats against White House correspondents at rallies, have shaken the foundations of the Fourth Estate. NPR’s Nina Totenberg and Eric Spillman of KTLA share fascinating stories from the field and weigh in on what it’s like to work in the media during the polarized era of “fake news” and social media bubbles. The views expressed by the...

Duration:00:59:15

A Real-Life Telenovela Drama

2/5/2019
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In 2017, SAG-AFTRA approved the first-ever agreement with Telemundo Television Studios to cover Spanish-language television performers. This is the true, inside story of how that historic agreement came to be—the horrific conditions that caused the Telemundo performers to want to unionize, the scary and grueling months of negotiations that followed, and where we are one year later. Telenovela stars Pablo Azar and Katie Barberi risked their careers to fight for better rights. They join...

Duration:00:36:05

Making the Revolution

1/7/2019
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Welcome to the SAG-AFTRA podcast, hosted by President Gabrielle Carteris and National Executive Director David White. Each episode features in-depth interviews, industry insights, and compelling stories that affect members of the largest media union in the world. Episodes will cover diverse topics ranging from an insightful conversation with a brave survivor of sexual harassment to an inside look at organizing our first network contract in nearly 60 years. Why a podcast? To help keep you...

Duration:00:10:23