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Wednesday, October 7, 2015


(Jack Devnarain)

Deadline: Today (Wednesday, October 7)

“Are you a performing arts student, amateur or professional actor? The performance industry is changing and you need to know your rights.”

This is the call from well-known television actor Jack Devnarain, who is Chairman of the SA Guild of Actors (SAGA). He will be in Durban on October 10 to address actors on various industry matters such as:

What are your rights as an Actor?
How is your talent being exploited?
Film, TV and theatre contracts
The exploitation of talent by overseas film productions and broadcasters
Recent political developments (CCIFSA, NACSA)
Copyright protection for actors (Copyright Protection Bill, Artists Protection Act, Beijing Treaty)
Claiming repeat broadcast fees, commercial exploitation (Showmax, SABC Encore)

To find out how SAGA can assist, join Jack Devnarain on October 10 from 10h00 to 12h00 at Movietech, 133 Princess Alice Avenue, Glenwood, Durban.

RSVP to Carlynn de Waal-Smit at by Wednesday, October 7, 2015.