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New IATSE & AICP Three-Year National Commercial Production Agreement Priotizes Safety, Includes Wage and Benefit Increases

June 2, 2016 | By

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) and the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) concluded negotiations last week on a new three-year contract to cover commercial production across the U.S. Contract modifications include industry standard wage and benefit increases. Safety and training were prioritized by both parties, and the commercial agreement includes... »

New York Crews Launch Class Action Lawsuit Over Unpaid Wages

February 24, 2016 | By

At a press conference today in Manhattan, over 100 primarily African-American and Hispanic, New York City-based film and television studio workers announced that they are launching a class action lawsuit over unpaid wages. »

Michael Apted and Thomas Schlamme To Co-Chair DGA Negotiations Committee

February 18, 2016 | By

Directors Guild of America president Paris Barclay announced that secretary-treasurer Michael Apted and third vice president Thomas Schlamme have been appointed co-chairs of the next DGA feature film and television negotiations committee. The DGA national board approved the appointments at its board meeting on Feb. 7. »

IATSE Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

January 14, 2016 | By

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) has endorsed Hillary Clinton for President of the United States. »

MPSE Elects Sony Pictures Studios’ Tom McCarthy as President

December 9, 2015 | By
MPSE Elects Sony Pictures Studios’ Tom McCarthy as President

The Motion Picture Sound Editors (MPSE) has elected Tom McCarthy as president. McCarthy is an Academy Award- and BAFTA Award-winning sound supervisor and longtime industry executive. He currently serves as executive vice president post production facilities at Sony Pictures Studios. He succeeds Frank Morrone. »

Nelson Coates Elected President of the ADG

December 4, 2015 | By

Nelson Coates has been elected president of the Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) for a three-year term, succeeding Mimi Gramatky. Patrick DeGreve was elected vice president, along with Oana Bogdan as treasurer and Thomas Wilkins as secretary. Scott Roth will continue as ADG’s executive director. »

Sue Cabral-Ebert Re-Elected For Fifth Term as President of the Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild

November 10, 2015 | By

The Make-Up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild (IATSE, Local 706) announced the results of its election for officers, the board of trustees and executive board. President Sue Cabral-Ebert, business representative Tommy Cole, secretary-treasurer John E. Jackson, vice president Julie Socash and sergeant-at-arms Barbara Dally were all re-elected. Vanessa Dionne has been newly elected as... »

Broadcast Workers at the Big Ten Network Ratify First Union Contract with the IATSE

November 10, 2015 | By

More than 125 local freelance broadcast workers at the Big Ten Network ratified the first ever college sports network union contract with the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE). »

ICG Picks Rebecca Rhine as New National Executive Director

October 20, 2015 | By
ICG Picks Rebecca Rhine as New National Executive Director

Rebecca Rhine has been named the new national executive director of the 7,700-member International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600), succeeding Bruce Doering effective Dec. 1. The announcement was made by ICG president Steven Poster during the ICG’s national executive board meeting in Century City. Rhine will become the first woman in a male-dominated industry to hold this position in the... »

Deluxe Culver City Employees Vote Overwhelmingly to Unionize

September 3, 2015 | By

Workers at Deluxe Entertainment's Culver City postproduction facility voted 92% to be represented by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees yesterday in a vote conducted by the National Labor Relations Board. »

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