A Wave of Solidarity

By / August 23, 2023 / 0 Comments

The economic and psychological impact of the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes have simultaneously rocked and rallied Local 600 brothers and sisters. As members tighten their belts and cope with the emotional ripple effects, the Local and its members have responded with a flood of practical and imaginative support that personifies their creative character and makeup. […]

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IATSE’s Battle to Protect Members Pays Off With Passage of Landmark Set Safety Law

By / July 19, 2023 / 0 Comments

Two years ago, when the senseless and preventable death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of Rust exposed the disturbing lack of safety monitoring and enforcement procedures for television and film production crews, Local 600 doubled down on its campaign to ensure its members would never again be placed at such unacceptable risk. That […]

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Locals 600 & 800 Unite to Launch EPIC Joint Virtual Scouting Training

By / June 7, 2023 / 0 Comments

The International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE, Local 600) and Art Directors Guild (IATSE, Local 800) united for an unprecedented joint Virtual Scouting Workshop in April that underscored their collective commitment to train members on the next-generation technologies reshaping their respective crafts and underlined their shared union values of solidarity and fraternity. The Workshop, a joint effort […]

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Local 600 Business Reps on the Front Lines

By / May 10, 2023 / 0 Comments

On her cellphone, inside her car, taking a break from walking the picket line in the midday Georgia heat with her union brothers and sisters (with literal bells on her shoes to make good trouble), IATSE Local 600 Central Region Business Representative Heather Burgett-Svanevik is the personification of union solidarity, grit, and savvy. Her mission […]

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