Tag "SAG-AFTRA"

AIP034 | Why You Should Vote No for the SAG-AFTRA Commercials Contract

by Ben Hauck / April 19, 2016 / 11 comments

Host (and actor) Ben Hauck explains in detail why SAG-AFTRA actors should vote no on the proposed 2016 Commercials Contract. In the episode, Ben outlines some of the important losses SAG-AFTRA actors will experience should they ratify this contract negotiated recently between

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AIP028 | Why I Went from Non-Union, to Union, to Fi-Core All in One Summer – with Eric S. Robertson

by Ben Hauck / October 7, 2015 / 0 comments

Actor Eric S. Robertson returns to talk with host Ben Hauck about his personal journey from proudly being a non-union actor, to joining the union SAG-AFTRA, to declaring financial core status soon after joining SAG-AFTRA. In the interview (which serves as an addendum to

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AIP023 | How the Word “Professional” Applies to You as an Actor

by Ben Hauck / August 26, 2015 / 0 comments

Host Ben Hauck was called “professional” on a set — but what did it mean?  In this episode, Ben covers several meanings of the term “professional” when it comes to your acting career, contrasting dictionary and union definitions of the term with

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AIP020 | My Recap of Episodes 11 through 19

by Ben Hauck / August 5, 2015 / 0 comments

Host Ben Hauck recaps Episodes 11 through 19 of The Acting Income Podcast. In the episode, in addition to summarizing each episode, Ben adds anecdotes about the episodes and explains what he’s learned in the process of producing them. Ben concludes with insights

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AIP019 | Why I Went Fi-Core

by Ben Hauck / July 29, 2015 / 0 comments

Host Ben Hauck opens up about his personal decision as an actor to declare financial core status within his union, SAG-AFTRA.  In the episode, Ben describes his journey to becoming fi-core, his process in determining whether fi-core was right for him as

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AIP015 | The Film “An Open Secret,” and What to Do about Child Sexual Abuse in the Entertainment Industry (Part 2) – with Evan Henzi

by Ben Hauck / July 1, 2015 / 0 comments

In this two-part series on the explosive documentary film An Open Secret, former child actor Evan Henzi talks with Ben Hauck about his involvement in this important film about victims of sexual abuse and pedophiles in the entertainment industry. In this

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AIP014 | The Film “An Open Secret,” and What to Do about Child Sexual Abuse in the Entertainment Industry (Part 1) – with Matthew Valentinas

by Ben Hauck / June 24, 2015 / 0 comments

In this two-part series on the explosive documentary film An Open Secret, co-executive producer and entertainment lawyer Matthew Valentinas talks with Ben Hauck about his involvement in this important film about victims of sexual abuse and pedophiles in the entertainment industry.

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AIP011 | What to Do When Sessions Payroll Doesn’t Report Your Acting Income to Social Security – with Sara DeRosa

by Ben Hauck / June 3, 2015 / 0 comments

Actor and stand-in Sara DeRosa shares with Ben Hauck how she discovered her income from Sessions Payroll was not reported to the Social Security Administration, and how the discrepancies she found in her total and reported income could have decreased her retirement benefits and pension

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AIP009 | Why I Choose to Stay a Non-Union Actor – with Eric S. Robertson

by Ben Hauck / May 20, 2015 / 0 comments

Actor Eric S. Robertson talks with Ben Hauck all about his choice to stay a non-union actor (for the time being) within SAG-AFTRA jurisdiction. In the interview, Eric covers his acting career aspirations, the choice between money vs. acting work, and the high quality

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AIP007 | How Going Fi-Core Affected My Acting Career – with Ricardo Lori

by Ben Hauck / May 6, 2015 / 0 comments

Update: For additional information on financial core status, listen to Episode 9, Episode 19, and Episode 28. Also, be sure to download The Fi-Core Workbook and check out other resources from Fi-Core Central. — Ben Actor Ricardo Lori talks with Ben

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