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End of Week Production Notes 11/19/21: Mick Rock Dies, Helen Mirren as Golda, IATSE Local 871 Pres. Resigns, and More News

Well, it’s another Friday, and while I hate to start this “End of Week Production Notes” on a down note, it was announced last night that legendary rock photographer Mick Rock had died at the age of 72. Rock was best known as being the photographer who first took pictures of ’70s rock icons like David... »

Strike Alert: Not Every IATSE Member Likes Their New Contract

The results are in, and well, it seems the people have spoken — those people making up the rank and file of IATSE — and evidently, their wishes were ignored by the electoral-college style voting system the union has instituted for contract ratification. The approval announcement was made on Monday, after a weekend of... »

IATSE Members Vote to Ratify the Basic Agreement, but Only by a Small Margin

On Monday, November 15, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) announced the results of the weekend vote to ratify the Basic Agreement and Area Standards Agreement contracts negotiated with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP), which will affect over 60,000 members of the labor union. As far as the 13 West Coast locals... »

IATSE President Loeb Makes Final Appeal to Members to Ratify

In a letter sent to members and posted on the Basic Agreement website and the corresponding Area Standards Agreement site, IATSE President Matthew D. Loeb made a second appeal to the union’s 60,000 members to vote “yes” to ratify the new three-year contracts as negotiated with AMPTP. The two agreements go to members for a vote, beginning tomorrow, Friday, November... »

IATSE Agreement Out to Members, Ratification Vote Begins Nov. 12

On Thursday, the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) released a 49-page Memorandum of Agreement, covering the Basic Agreement (BA) for the 13 West Coast local unions, and another for the Theatrical and Television Motion Picture Area Standards Agreement (ASA). These agreements — you can read the Basic Agreement here — were negotiated by IATSE with the Alliance of Motion... »

Loeb,13 IATSE Locals Urge Members to Vote Yes for Contract Ratification

We’re currently in Phase 2 of the Basic Agreement ratification process for IATSE members to get a new Basic Agreement and Area Standards Agreement. On Thursday, IATSE President Matthew Loeb and the heads of the 13 West Coast Studio locals — which includes Local 600 (International Cinematographers Guild) , Local 700 (Motion Picture Editors’ Guild), and Local 800 (Art... »

IATSE & AMPTP Achieve Tentative Area Standards Agreement

If you’ve been following the many stories Below the Line has been posting about the IATSE negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) over a new three-year contract, then you know that there were two separate but related agreements in play, the Basic Agreement, which covers the 13 Hollywood local unions, and the Area... »

IATSE Contract Ratification Timeline Released Plus Some “Talking Points”

While we await Mark London Williams‘ next Strike Alert on Tuesday, there have been scattered updates on the IATSE contract ratification vote over the last few days, including some statements about what the various union leaders are doing to keep their members informed in the meantime. ADG Local 800 will be having its annual ADG... »

IATSE Achieves Landmark Agreement Before Monday’s Strike Deadline (UPDATED!)

A sigh of relief can be heard in Hollywood tonight as the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) reached a tentative three-year  agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) for The  Basic and Videotape Agreements which affects 40,000 film and television workers represented  by 13 West Coast IATSE local unions.  While this agreement needs to... »

IATSE Negotiations Continue Today: Saturday Update (UPDATED!)

As the possibility of a full IATSE strike looms for Monday, IATSE International President Matthew Loeb and other union leaders will continue to meet virtually with AMPTP representatives on Saturday to try to hash out a new 3-year Basic Agreement and Area Standards for the union’s 60,000 members that’s agreeable to both parties. These negotiations are being received... »