Stop the Exploitation of South African Actors: An Urgent Call for Basic Rights!

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Who am I? 3601 or 3616: a SARS directive on the actor’s status

Following sustained representations from SAGA, our Legal Chair’s efforts have, at last, elicited a clear directive from SARS regarding the source-code to be reflected on actors’ IRP5 certificates. This effectively puts cash back into performers’ pockets each year! To understand the significance of this document, let’s return to first principles: As freelancers, actors are taxed

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A Huge Talent Gone Too Soon: Jannes Eiselen

The South African Guild of Actors mourns the passing of one of our stalwart members, Jannes Eiselen, who left us on 23rd September just two days after his 36th birthday. A gifted actor and sought-after voice artist, Jannes had been wrestling with a brain tumour for several years. Whilst enduring surgeries and multiple treatments and therapies, Jannes continued to build a promising career, appearing on local and international screens while his voice commanded the local airwaves.

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How Much? Claim Agency through Financial Savvy

Freedom! Wouldn’t that be nice? In truth, many of us freelancers feel shackled by our financial obligations and our unpredictable flow of income. We live hand-to-mouth with the ever present feeling that we’re failing, we’re being exploited, that we should be earning more. How much more? Well … enough. And how much is that? How much is “enough”? That is a difficult question to answer, unless one embraces the full implications of the term “free agent”. Let’s face it; freedom is meaningless without agency, without the capacity for us, as individuals, to make choices.

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