A Day in the Life with Western Region Still Photographers

By | July 7, 2021

They may be just a little prejudiced, but Western Region still photographers like to boast almost anything is available to capture when they turn their eyes from the set and follow their passion. Some turn to the streets, like Tony Rivetti Jr. (who was recently named one of the “11 Best Street Photographers in L.A.”). […]

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To Promote and Serve

By | June 30, 2021

In any given month, the topic could be inclusion or safety on sets, high-flying drones or new frontiers in digital filmmaking. ICG Magazine readers may gain the unique perspectives from inside a huge Marvel feature, or the on-set partnership between a publicist and still photographer. To keep up with a dizzying array of projects, people, […]

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Ten Targeting 9,000: 600’s Committee of Fun

By | June 23, 2021

As anyone who has ever tried to lose weight will tell you, being active isn’t easy. And staying engaged? Pandemic or no pandemic, that can be a steep hill to climb as well. Members of Local 600’s Active Engagement Committee know that all too well. They are the group involved in planning some of the […]

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‘Top Chef’ Spin-Off ‘Family Style’ Flips

By | May 26, 2021

Crew members on the unscripted Top Chef spinoff show Family Style gained a new appreciation for the meaning of “family” last week after leaving the set and ultimately achieving coverage under a union contract negotiated by the IATSE. Approximately 90 employees in IATSE crafts — including 11 in the camera department — helped the union […]

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The Sweet Sound of Solidarity

By | May 19, 2021

Solidarity – not Vivaldi or Mozart – was in the air as members of IATSE locals across the eastern region gathered outside Lincoln Center in New York City to protest proposed pay cuts to crew members of the Metropolitan Opera. Several Local 600 members joined the hundreds of union protestors at last Thursday’s “We Are […]

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A Day in the Life with Eastern Region Still Photographers

By | May 5, 2021

East Coasters have a strength and determination different from other parts of the country. When the pandemic hit, Local 600 unit still photographers from the eastern region didn’t hesitate to pivot their “focus” from on-set images to the unfolding dynamism of the world around them. “It was both an escape and a reality check,” describes […]

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Still Life: A Still Photographer Talks About His Years On-Set

By | May 4, 2021

Wynn passed on Sunday, May 2, 2021, at the age of 97. As seen in the Winter 2019 edition of Camera Angles. Wynn Hammer was not yet 30 when he joined the International Cinematographers Guild in 1953. He was a titles photographer, but needed to be a member of IATSE Local 659 to work the […]

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And the Award for Most Charitable Goes to… Publicists

By | April 28, 2021

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the publicists of ICG Local 600 opted this year to turn their annual Publicists Awards Luncheon into an opportunity to help their fellow union members instead, raising approximately $60,000 for the Local’s Hardship Fund. During the run up to this year’s event, the ICG Publicists Awards Committee decided […]

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Members Go Green On Set

By and | 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 members who were dedicated to bringing water and food from home, but in our fast-paced world, it seemed inconvenient and time-consuming. I had always been […]

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Local 600 Families 4 Green Energy

By | April 20, 2021
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