The non-profit organization called the “Screen Actors Guild Foundation” will be holding their next series of “LifeRaft” online live streaming events. An email was sent on Monday Sept. 23, 2013 to all paid up members of the “Screen Actors Guild” (SAG) & the “American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.” (AFTRA). The first event is called a “Series Retrospective” with the TV shows, “Breaking Bad” & “Dexter” which will be held on October 3. The second event is called, “Health insurance & affordable health care” & will be held on Oct. 10. Both will stream from Los Angeles, CA.
The email sent from the SAG Foundation to all SAG/AFTRA members announcing their upcoming events is below.
“As 'Breaking Bad' and 'Dexter' both conclude at the end of September (2013), we want to celebrate by hosting a panel with the casting directors from both shows. It will be a great time to reflect over the past seasons and talk about the joys, challenges and triumphs of casting these popular shows. Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013 at 7 p.m. PT in Los Angeles.”
Meet the Panelists:
- Sharon Bialy is the casting director for “Breaking Bad”
- Shawn Dawson is the casting director for “Dexter”
- Sherry Thomas is the casting director for “Breaking Bad”
- Moderated by Jenelle Riley, features editor for “Variety.”
“The biggest changes in health insurance coverage under the 'Affordable Care Act' are set to begin Oct. 1. At that time, people can start signing up for coverage in new state health exchanges. Representatives from SAG and AFTRA pension, health and retirement plans, as well as the 'Actors Fund', will discuss how one qualifies for health coverage, an overview of the various health plan benefits and how the uninsured can gain the required coverage by the 2014 deadline. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 at 7 p.m. PT in Los Angeles.”
Meet the Panelists:
- Amanda Bernard
- Daniel Kitowski
- Karen Ortolani
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