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The labor of acting

by Kate Fortmueller

The SAG Awards are one of the few times that the public is reminded that actors are part of a union. While the award show often features a brief film or speech about the benefits of the union for actors, the Red Carpet interviews feature actors sharing personal moments about their career trajectories and when they first obtained their SAG card (and became professional actors).

'Extra' on the Red Carpet at the SAG Awards (2014)

The Red Carpet is usually a time to discuss fashion and the other nominees, but at the SAG Awards the discussion always turns back to the union with the simple question: When did you get your SAG card?

from 'Extra' on the Red Carpet at the SAG Awards (2014) (2014)
Creator: Extra!
Posted by Kate Fortmueller