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Archive for tag: IATSE

NYC Blasted for Not Pulling Film Permits During “Bomb Cyclone”

4 January, 2018 (21:12) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

  by David Robb January 4, 2018 8:22pm SAG-AFTRA’s offices in New York City were closed today due to the “blizzard conditions and inclement weather” that slammed the east coast, but city officials didn’t think the “Bomb Cyclone” blasts of Arctic air and wind were bad enough to pull film permits – much to the […]

It was a good year for Hollywood’s unions, except for two things

30 December, 2017 (18:37) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb December 29, 2017 1:41pm It was a good year for Hollywood’s unions, except for two things: Donald Trump and the ever-widening sexual harassment scandal that came to involve many of their members as both victims and perpetrators. How the unions responded tested their mettle like never before and will continue to do […]

AMPTP and Hollywood’s Unions Were “Ahead Of The Curve” Before Weinstein Sex Scandal, Producers’ Rep Says

21 December, 2017 (19:02) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

    by David Robb December 19, 2017 3:46pm EXCLUSIVE: Long before the Harvey Weinstein scandal made international headlines, Hollywood’s employers and unions were taking steps to reduce sexual harassment and abuse in the workplace. The industry, it turns out, was not asleep at the switch ahead of one of the biggest scandals in Hollywood’s […]

IATSE Pickets Legende Films’ ‘Mustang’ Production, Wins Contract

13 October, 2017 (17:20) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb October 13, 2017 2:06pm IATSE The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees has won a contract on the Legende Films drama Mustang after crew members in Carson City, NV, walked off the job and took to the picket line. “After negotiations went late into the night, the crew returned to work with the benefits […]

IATSE’s Puerto Rico Office Reopens With Backup Generator, No Electricity

5 October, 2017 (18:31) | 2016 | By: Arlin Miller

by David Robb October 5, 2017 4:39pm Puerto Rico’s IATSE Local 494 has reopened for business, but there might not be much film business on the hurricane-ravaged island for months to come. The first order of business for union officials when the office reopened Wednesday was to reach out to its 300-plus members to offer […]