SAG-AFTRA Foundation to Honor Judd Apatow, Kathryn Bigelow & Ted Sarandos with its “Patron of the Artists Awards”

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Event Takes Place Thursday, November 9 in Beverly Hills  LOS ANGELES (August 1, 2017) – The SAG-AFTRA Foundation announced today it will bestow its Patron of the Artists Awards to celebrated director/writer/producer Judd Apatow, Academy Award®-winning director/producer Kathryn Bigelow,…

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SAG-AFTRA Foundation Honors Rashida Jones at 8th Annual LA Golf Classic

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Today, the SAG-AFTRA Foundation honored actor Rashida Jones with its Actors Inspiration Award, which is given to a SAG-AFTRA artist who gives back to fellow actors and the community at large. The award was presented by SAG-AFTRA Foundation Executive Director, Cyd Wilson, at the non-profit’s 8th Annual Los Angeles Golf Classic. The event brought together over 125 actors and entertainment industry executives in support of performers facing life-threatening illness and…

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Wonder Woman’s Chris Pine Kicks Off Summer Reading Clark the Shark for Storyline Online®

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LOS ANGELES (June 1, 2017) – Chris Pine is making waves with his newest project! The Wonder Woman and Star Trek star partnered with the SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s Storyline Online® (storylineonline.net) children’s literacy initiative to read the beloved children’s book Clark the Shark (storylineonline.net/clark-the-shark/) written by Bruce Hale, illustrated by Guy Francis and published by HarperCollins. With its release today, Clark the Shark marks the latest addition to the award-winning Storyline…

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Mar, 2017

Agenda action: Kiernan Shipka, Laury Shelley, Ta’Rhonda Jones

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Chicago.suntimes.com | By Bill Zwecker [caption id="" align="alignnone" width="469"] Kiernan Shipka (from left) is seen with her "Mad Men" co-stars Christina Hendricks and January Jones at a L.A. book-signing of Matthew Weiner's "Mad Men" book. | Frazer Harrison/Getty Images[/caption] In honor of Women’s History Month, Chicago native and actress Kiernan Shipka (“Mad Men”) brings to life the story of legendary Chicago social worker and activist Jane Addams by reading a critically…

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Mar, 2017

Let Kiernan Shipka Read You a Story to Kick Off Women’s History Month

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Yahoo.com | By Raechal Leone Shewfelt Kiernan Shipka is sharing the story of Jane Addams. (Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP) More Kiernan Shipka, the 17-year-old actress known for playing Sally Draper on Mad Men, knows a good story when she reads it. On Tuesday, she shared a special one to mark the beginning of Women’s History Month. Shipka read The House That Jane Built, a children’s book about turn-of-the-century activist and philanthropist…

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Celebrate Black History Month with Dulé Hill reading for Storyline Online

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Hill brings children’s book As Fast As Words Could Fly to life for SAG-AFTRA Foundation’s popular children’s literacy website LOS ANGELES (February 1, 2016) – SAG Award winner Dulé Hill may star on the upcoming CBS series Doubt, but there isn’t any doubt about his passion for children’s literacy. In the latest Storyline Online (storylineonline.net) video, released today by the SAG-AFTRA Foundation in celebration of Black History Month, the former…

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