Conversations is a national speaker series inviting well-known, working actors to share their experiences in the industry with an audience of actors.
Many Conversations events are filmed for archival purposes and are made available to
SAG-AFTRA members for viewing in the SAG Foundation Actors Center. The SAG Foundation also provides DVDs for libraries at film schools and universities. Click here to see a list of our filmed career Q&As.
The SAG Foundation also offers screenings of films and television shows followed by question and answer sessions with members of the cast, directors, writers and producers.
Click here to go to our video gallery to watch Q&As and highlights from some of our events.
Past speakers include:
Matt Damon, Alan Arkin, Zooey Deschanel, Ewan MacGregor, Glenn Close, Kerry Washington, Brad Pitt, Nicole Kidman, Jack Black, Paul Giamatti, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Duvall, Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Henry Fonda, Danny Glover, Kirk Douglas, Forest Whitaker, Laura Linney, Josh Brolin, Javier Bardem, Diahann Carroll, Shirley MacLaine and many more.
Past screenings/Q&As include:
ARGO, SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, LES MISERABLES, THE SESSIONS, LINCOLN, ZERO DARK THIRTY, "New Girl," "Raising Hope", "Scandal", "Community", "Breaking Bad", "The Big Bang Theory" and "Once Upon a Time."
Conversations is made possible by a grant from the Screen Actors Guild Producers Industry Advancement Cooperative Fund (IACF) and through generous individual donations.