Members Go Green On Set

April 20, 2021

600LIVE! spoke to six Local 600 members about their efforts to be environmentally conscious and the importance of a green set. Gretchen Warthen, Camera Operator I always admired other crew […]

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Local 600 Families 4 Green Energy

April 20, 2021
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Embodying the Values of Unions: A Visit with Herb Harton

April 14, 2021

The three best and most significant decisions of Herb Harton’s life were getting married, having children and joining the union. “I attribute my success to those three decisions,” said Harton, […]

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A Day in the Life with Central Region Still Photographers

April 7, 2021

While no one would ever wish it so, the upside of a year-long pandemic has been to provide Local 600 members the time to explore creative work beyond the set. […]

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600’s Member Orientation Gets a Makeover

March 31, 2021

Local 600’s member orientation has undergone an overhaul. Thanks to extensive work across a number of the Guild’s departments, what was once little more than a swearing in ceremony and […]

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Still Photographers Share Their Creative Passions Away From Set

March 17, 2021

The pandemic might have closed down production, but artists never stop creating. Shelter-in-place simply meant being inventive and turning an artistic eye in other directions. For this Women’s History Month, […]

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Work/Life Balance Behind the Camera

March 17, 2021

At what point does a mother’s professional duties end and her role as a parent begin and vice versa?  If you choose a life in camera with its notoriously unpredictable […]

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Looking Forward with Richard DuCree

February 3, 2021

When not shooting stills for projects like Stargirl, MacGyver, Greenleaf, and Nat Geo’s Genius: Aretha (ICG Magazine May 2020), Atlanta-based still photographer Richard DuCree captures stunning images that form the […]

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New NEB Members Give Back to Your Union

January 27, 2021

Local 600’s National Executive Board meets via Zoom on January 30 and 31 to discuss our current challenges and opportunities, benefits, bargaining, budgets, and the state of your union. 600LIVE! […]

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Who Does It Take to Flip a Project?

January 20, 2021

Featured image of Terra Gutmann-Gonzalez on the set of “The Immaculate Room.” Flipping a project – any project – is no easy feat. Feelings get heated, work stoppages are threatened […]

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Feeling Down? Help is Available

January 13, 2021

There is no shame in asking for help. That is the common message from organizations that provide mental and behavioral health services both to Local 600 members and to the […]

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An Illinois Homecoming for Winona Wacker

January 7, 2021

She has purchased cold weather clothing and sublet an apartment in Lakeview within walking distance of Wrigley Field, close to supermarkets and other necessities. And while the COVID-19 pandemic has […]

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