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86 SAG-AFTRA | Fall 2015 | On Location Los Angeles CELEBRATING DIVERSITY WITH THE EMMYS S AG-AFTRA and the Television Academy partnered up for the third annual Dynamic and Diverse Emmy Celebration at the Montage Hotel in Beverly Hills on Aug. 27 to recognize the diversity of the 67th Annual Emmy Award nominations. The event brought together Emmy nominees, performers and industry professionals. SAG-AFTRA's Diversity Advisory Committee Chair Jason George hosted the event and acknowledged the positive impact of inclusive programming. "There's bravery that's happening in these shows being created," said George. SAG-AFTRA congratulates all Emmy nominees, winners and creative teams for their continued efforts in contributing to content that accurately reflects the American Scene. Save the Date! Wednesday, Dec. 9 Join the Los Angeles Host Committee on the evening of Dec. 9 for the annual Holiday Winter Celebration at SAG-AFTRA Plaza in Los Angeles. For RSVP details, visit the Local Events section of HONORING TV PRODUCTION IN HOLLYWOOD I n an effort to acknowledge film and television productions in Hollywood, SAG-AFTRA showed support at the Los Angeles City Council's third annual Made in Hollywood Honors on Sept. 17. Organized by Councilmember Mitch O'Farrell, event supporters included Teamsters Local 399, Film Musicians Secondary Markets Fund, FilmLA and the California Film Commission. Host Mary McDonnell was joined by special guest speakers, including actors Tony Denison, Jane Seymour and Suzanne Cryer, and Kevin James, director and chief liaison for the Mayor's Office of Film and TV Production. Honorees included showrunners, producers, executive producers and directors of the Emmy-nominated shows Key & Peele, Bob's Burgers, Talking Dead, Silicon Valley, @Midnight with Chris Hardwick, Girl Meets World, Mel Brooks: Live at the Geffen and Modern Family. VALERIE MACON From left, actors Jane Seymour and Tony Denison; SAG-AFTRA National and L.A. Local Board member Woody Schultz; actor Mary McDonnell; SAG-AFTRA Secretary-Treasurer and L.A. Local President Jane Austin; SAG-AFTRA National and L.A. Local Board member William Charlton; actor Suzanne Cryer; and SAG-AFTRA L.A. Local Executive Director Ilyanne Morden Kichaven. SAG-AFTRA Diversity Advisory Committee Chair Jason George hosts the Aug. 27 celebration. VALERIE MACON NEXTGEN PERFORMERS MEET-AND-GREET O n Sept. 18, members of NextGen Performers, a subcommittee of MOVE New York, met with fellow SAG-AFTRA members in the lounge at 1900 Broadway for a meet-and- greet. The MOVE New York NextGen Performers Subcommittee consists of SAG-AFTRA members who encourage young adult professional members to take control of their careers, get involved and get active through social media, social networking, meetups, tweet-ups, community outreach, special events and much more. Following a brief get-together and tour of the member space and the SAG Foundation Actors Center, members met outside of the office for a variety of social activities, including a game of ultimate frisbee. New York Members of NextGen Performers Subcommittee with New York Local members.

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