Share Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest A little more moisture moved through the state yesterday and it did it sooner than what we were looking for too. So, we start the forecast this morning with a question: “does that extra moisture have any impact o the start of the week?” The answer is generally no, but we likely have to contend with some on and off clouds through the day today, and there may be enough moisture left in the atmosphere to trigger a couple of sprinkles here and there. But, generally we just look for clouds and some sun through the day, with humidity values a little elevated.We are dry for most of the rest of the week. Full sunshine in here tomorrow through Thursday. A weak trough tries to move through later Thursday afternoon and overnight, but the moisture that looks so promising as it crosses the upper Midwest and northern IL falls apart. While we wont rule out some scattered light shower potential, as it stands right now that potential is low and not enough for us to make any big precipitation call in the forecast for now. We are dry with slightly drier air behind the trough for Friday into the weekend.Our next good rain chance develops Saturday evening through Sunday as a cold front shifts through from NW to SE. This frontal complex triggers good shower potential and will also have the ability to trigger some thunderstorms as well. Rain totals for the event end up in the .25″-1.25″ range with 80% coverage. The best thunderstorm potential, and therefore the best chance for the heaviest rains, comes across NW OH. Now, while the northern part of the state clears out pretty quick behind the front Monday, it slows and stalls in far southern Ohio, which may allow for scattered lingering showers through Monday and into very early Tuesday before everything moves away.We finish the rest of the 10 day period with dry weather for Tuesday the 24th and Wednesday the 25th. The map below shows combined rain totals through the next 10 days.The extended period likely has scattered showers for Thursday the 26th, with rain potential of .1″-.5″ and coverage at 75%. The rest of the extended period is dry through Tuesday, October 1. Temps will not be as warm as nearby here, but they also do not look to fall off as fast, as all models trended warmer over the weekend. Cold air is pooling in the Canadian prairies later next week, so we are not sold on the warmer solution yet, but for the time being lets say cool temps are not a concern.
Here’s everything you need to know to get a SAG actor on the set of your non-union production!Top image from IMDbFirst, before we get started, let’s make sure everyone knows exactly what SAG is. If this word isn’t new to you, then know that it stands for the Screen Actors Guild. This is the official labor union for working professional actors. Much like the Directors Guild of America (DGA) or the Producers Guild of America (PGA), SAG offers its members collective bargaining services such as compensation, benefits, and working condition stipulations.Whenever I’m directing a film, whether it’s fictional or a documentary with reenactments, I meet with actors to play roles for the parts I need. For the longest time, I never worked with SAG actors. I would instead try to find my talent from a pool of stage actors. And let me say, some of the stage talent I’ve worked with over the years are incredibly skilled at their craft — sometimes more so than the “professionals”.However, that great stage talent joined SAG, which forced me to learn how to handle the details of working with the union. So, I’m going to impart to you the tips I’ve learned. Hopefully it gives you a leg up on securing the talent for your next project.1. Hire a Casting Director.Image from StarWars.comAs the director and creative leader of the project, you already have enough on your plate. So, hire a casting director to gather talent and make the phone calls. This was the single biggest move I’ve made in securing talent. While you can do all of this yourself (and believe me, I’ve done it), having a dedicated person to find talent is tremendously helpful. It frees you up to focus your energy on preparing for principle photography.2. Take advantage of SAG’s agreements.Before I started using SAG actors I thought they would be way too pricy for me to ever use in my micro-budget films. And then some of the actors I wanted to work with didn’t know for sure if they could work on non-union projects. What did I find out after talking with a few Agents? Yes, they can work on non-union projects. And, no. SAG actors aren’t always pricy.SAG has done a great job of diversifying their agreements for student, documentary, experimental, and short narrative films. The rates for each are actually really reasonable. Plus, there’s also the possibility that the actor will wave their rate. But, if they do this, be sure to pick up the tab in other areas.3. Utilize the SAG online system.Image from SAG-AFTRAOne great thing about SAG is that they have a great online system. When you go to the SAG website, you can head over to the Production Center, which has every piece of information you need for signing a SAG actor to your project. When you register, you can then set up applications and agreements for your production. By doing this you make things easier on yourself and your potential actors, because now all agreements can be done quickly through the online system.*Note that you can sign-up for SAG Online as an individual or as a production company.4. Communicate directly through agents.Image from IMDbProfessional actors (especially SAG) are always represented by one of the many talent agencies. When you have a particular actor in mind for your production, find out which talent agency represents them. You can use a site like IMDB Pro to gain this information.Once you have the agency and the agent contact info, you’ll want to give them a shout and speak to them about their client. This is where we move to the next step, also known as The Most Important Step.Here are a few of the top tier talent agencies in the country: CAA, UTA, Gersh, Paradigm, and Mary Collins5. Be able to sell yourself and your idea.So, now that you know about SAG. You know how easy it is to get rates and agreements. You’ve contacted the agent. Now you’re ready to take The Most Important Step. Now you have to effectively sell yourself as a director and sell your creative idea. Remember that this is a key component for your career, regardless of whether you’re working with stage actors or SAG actors.If you can effectively sell yourself and your idea, the chances of you garnering SAG talent increases tenfold. Also, the chance of landing big-name talent increases exponentially as well. So, reach out to actors and gauge their interest. Sell them on your idea. If you can do that, then you need to move onto the next step.6. Don’t be afraid to reach out to next level talentImage from IMDbAs I briefly mentioned above, if you can effectively pitch yourself and your idea to people, then you have a good chance of landing top shelf talent. What you’ll find in this business is that actors love to act and many times they’ll jump on smaller projects in between the big gigs. One great example is Scarlett Johansson joining the cast of the sci-fi art film Under the Skin in between her Avengers commitments. Or, even better, Michael Fassbender taking the title role in Frank. So, as you can see, this is not anything new. In fact, Variety, Filmmaker Magazine, Moviefone, and even our very own Noam Kroll have reported that getting top-end talent to join your film isn’t as hard as you may think.My last bit of advice is to take chances when it comes to securing talent. The worst thing they’ll say is no, and at that point you’re no worse off than you were before.Want to read more about the ins and outs of filmmaking? Check out these articles from PremiumBeat.4 Iconic Editing TechniquesFilmmaking Tip – Shooting Night Exteriors on a BudgetHow to Adapt Your Feature Idea Into a Short FilmDid this information help you as you go into your next project? Do you have any other advice to securing SAG talent? Share in the comments below!
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DefinitionIf more pressure is put on a bone than it can stand, it will split or break. A break of any size is called a fracture. If the broken bone punctures the skin, it is called an open fracture (compound fracture).A stress fracture is a hairline crack in the bone that develops because of repeated or prolonged forces against the bone.Alternative NamesBone – broken; Fracture; Stress fractureConsiderationsIt is hard to tell a dislocated bone from a broken bone. However, both are emergency situations, and the basic first aid steps are the same.CausesThe following are common causes of broken bones:Fall from a heightMotor vehicle accidentsDirect blowChild abuseRepetitive forces, such as those caused by running, can cause stress fractures of the foot, ankle, tibia, or hipSymptomsA visibly out-of-place or misshapen limb or jointSwelling, bruising, or bleedingIntense painNumbness and tinglingBroken skin with bone protrudingLimited mobility or inability to move a limbFirst AidCheck the persons airway and breathing. If necessary, call 911 and begin rescue breathing, CPR, or bleeding control.Keep the person still and calm.Examine the person closely for other injuries.In most cases, if medical help responds quickly, allow the medical personnel to take further action.If the skin is broken, it should be treated immediately to prevent infection. Dont breathe on the wound or probe it. If possible, lightly rinse the wound to remove visible dirt or other contamination, but do not vigorously scrub or flush the wound. Cover with sterile dressings.If needed, immobilize the broken bone with a splint or sling. Possible splints include a rolled up newspaper or strips of wood. Immobilize the area both above and below the injured bone.Apply ice packs to reduce pain and swelling.Take steps to prevent shock. Lay the person flat, elevate the feet about 12 inches above the head, and cover the person with a coat or blanket. However, DO NOT move the person if a head, neck, or back injury is suspected.CHECK BLOOD CIRCULATIONadvertisementCheck the persons blood circulation. Press firmly over the skin beyond the fracture site. (For example, if the fracture is in the leg, press on the foot). It should first blanch white and then “pink up” in about two seconds. Other signs that circulation is inadequate include pale or blue skin, numbness or tingling, and loss of pulse. If circulation is poor and trained personnel are NOT quickly available, try to realign the limb into a normal resting position. This will reduce swelling, pain, and damage to the tissues from lack of blood.TREAT BLEEDINGPlace a dry, clean cloth over the wound to dress it.If the bleeding continues, apply direct pressure to the site of bleeding. DO NOT apply a tourniquet to the extremity to stop the bleeding unless it is life-threatening.Do NotDO NOT move the person unless the broken bone is stable.DO NOT move a person with an injured hip, pelvis, or upper leg unless it is absolutely necessary. If you must move the person, pull the person to safety by his clothes (such as by the shoulders of a shirt, a belt, or pant-legs).DO NOT move a person who has a possible spine injury.DO NOT attempt to straighten a bone or change its position unless blood circulation appears hampered.DO NOT try to reposition a suspected spine injury.DO NOT test a bones ability to move.Call immediately for emergency medical assistance ifCall 911 if:There is a suspected broken bone in the head, neck, or back.There is a suspected broken bone in the hip, pelvis, or upper leg.You cannot completely immobilize the injury at the scene by yourself.There is severe bleeding.An area below the injured joint is pale, cold, clammy, or blue. There is a bone projecting through the skin.Even though other broken bones may not be medical emergencies, they still deserve medical attention. Call your health care provider to find out where and when to be seen.If a young child refuses to put weight on an arm or leg after an accident, wont move the arm or leg, or you can clearly see a deformity, assume the child has a broken bone and get medical help.PreventionWear protective gear while skiing, biking, roller blading, and participating in contact sports. This includes helmets, elbow pads, knee pads, and shin pads.Create a safe home for young children. Gate stairways and keep windows closed.Teach children how to be safe and look out for themselves.Supervise children carefully. There is no substitute for supervision, no matter how safe the environment or situation appears to be.Prevent falls by not standing on chairs, counter tops, or other unstable objects. Remove throw rugs and electrical cords from floor surfaces. Use handrails on staircases and non-skid mats in bathtubs. These steps are especially important for the elderly.ReferencesadvertisementWells L, Sehgal K, Dormans JP.Common fractures.In: Kliegman RM, Stanton BF, St. GemeIII JW, Schor NF, Behrman RE, eds. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. 19th ed. Philadelphia, Pa:Saunders Elsevier; 2011:chap 675.Geiderman JM, Katz D. General principles of orthopedic injuries. In: Marx JA, Hockberger RS, Walls RM, et al, eds. Rosen’s Emergency Medicine: Concepts and Clinical Practice. 7th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2009:chap 46.Review Date:4/13/2013Reviewed By:Linda J. Vorvick, MD, Medical Director and Director of Didactic Curriculum, MEDEX Northwest Division of Physician Assistant Studies, Department of Family Medicine, UW Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Washington. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, Stephanie Slon, and Nissi Wang.