Local 600 at Filmscape Chicago Photo Gallery

By Staff / June 29, 2022 / 0 Comments

Many thanks to all the members and aspiring members who stopped by our booth at Filmscape Chicago and chatted with Business Reps and staff. We hope to see you again at future trade shows. Local 600 hosted four events: Local 600 Info Session: Careers in Camera Hosted by the Chicago Young Workers Committee Women in […]

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Local 600 at Cine Gear Expo Photo Gallery

By Staff / June 13, 2022 / 0 Comments

Many thanks to all the members and aspiring members who stopped by our booth at Cine Gear and chatted with Business Reps and staff. We hope to see you again at future trade shows. Local 600 hosted two panels: “Establishing a Culture of On-Set Safety” with panelists Rebecca Rhine, National Executive Director of IATSE Local […]

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The Konnect: Diversity In Film

By Staff / April 4, 2022 / 0 Comments

The Konnect: Diversity In Film, a DEI event aiming to advance diversity in Massachusetts Film & TV, took place on April 2, 2022 at the Roxbury Branch of the Boston Public Library. The first hour featured a presentation of a general industry overview to over 150 members of the community, by the Secret Society Of […]

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Publicists Celebrate “Who We Are and What We Do”

By Staff / March 28, 2022 / 0 Comments

The ICG Publicists held their 59th Annual ICG Publicists Awards on Friday, March 25, 2022, returning live to The Beverly Hilton Hotel. Spider-Man: No Way Home (Sony Pictures Entertainment / Marvel Studios) won top honors, the Maxwell Weinberg Award for Motion Picture Publicity Campaign, presented by publicist Eileen Peterson (The Godfather: Part II). Ted Lasso […]

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Saying Goodbye to Brother Lezynski

By Staff / February 14, 2022 / 0 Comments

“David summarized his career and talent best with this quote,” says fellow Local 600 DIT Tony Salgado. “‘I can usually figure out what to do, when we don’t know what to do.’” Marin County-based Local 600 DIT David Lezynski, who passed away in September 2021, had always been a jack-of-all-trades. He worked as a soundman, […]

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Candlelight Vigils for Halyna Hutchins

By Staff / October 27, 2021 / 0 Comments

The filmmaking communities of Albuquerque, NM and Los Angeles, CA gathered together to honor Halyna Hutchins this past weekend at candlelight vigils. Local 600 National President John Lindley had this to share with those who gathered in Los Angeles: “What’s clear to me is that she was beloved, respected, talented, and loving. She was one […]

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Solidarity Sign Squad

By Staff / October 11, 2021 / 0 Comments

This past weekend, Locals 600, 700, and 44 hosted members of the 13 Hollywood Locals for the joint “Solidarity Sign Squad” event. All photos by Local 600 Still Photographer Byron Cohen

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Car Painting in the Name of Solidarity

By Staff / October 6, 2021 / 0 Comments

On Saturday, October 2, 2021, Locals 600 and 700 came together for an inter-guild car painting event where IATSE members from all the Hollywood Locals had words of solidarity painted on their cars. There was a constant stream of new cars to deck out during the seven-hour event. Many thanks to all the volunteers who […]

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#IASolidarity Takes Social Media By Storm

By Staff / July 21, 2021 / 0 Comments

All the Hollywood Locals, including the three national locals 600, 700 and 800, are working in solidarity to secure the best contract for our members. You can help by taking the following simple actions in support of your bargaining team: Wear an IATSE Sticker (download here) & post the photo of yourself online (Instagram, Facebook, […]

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Happy 50th Earth Day

By Staff / April 21, 2020 / 0 Comments

50 years ago, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act, and OSHA did not exist. These vital agencies were created as a result of the activism that grew out of the first Earth Day. Sadly, these agencies that serve the public interest are now endangered and we must work […]

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