10 Questions with Quenell Jones

September 4, 2020

When Eastern Region Operator (and NEB Board member) Quenell Jones, SOC, first heard about a mandatory “shelter in place” order, he barely strayed a block from his Brooklyn apartment. Jones, […]

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Interested in the State of Unions? See it from Petrov’s Perspective

September 2, 2020

Sam Petrov’s work vehicle license plate says it all: “UNI♥︎NS.” To say that the LA-based DIT has strong feelings for labor unions would be a serious understatement. “I came from […]

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Balancing Life with Yoga

August 26, 2020

A few days a week, Lauren “Renni” Pollock – a 2ndAC and Local 600 member since 2013 — breaks the monotony of quarantine by teaching an hour-long yoga session via […]

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Navigating to the Next Normal

August 21, 2020

David Bowie’s classic song, “Space Oddity,” reportedly inspired by Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey, related the experiences of Major Tom, a fictional space traveler, who found himself “floating ’round […]

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10 Questions with Jessica Lopez

August 14, 2020

Central region Camera Operator Jessica Lopez, SOC (Greenleaf, The Baxters, The Rookie, Transparent) was on a Netflix feature in Mexico City when the shut-down came, and she had to quickly […]

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Despite Pandemic, Union’s Scholarship Winners Embrace Challenge

August 11, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown higher education into a state of disarray, but the 20 men and women who will be receiving Local 600 scholarships for the 2020-2021 year are […]

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A Day in the Life with Lacey Terrell

August 7, 2020

“The last time I was around a group of more than four people (aside from the grocery) was in Frank Schaeffer’s lighting workshop at the Guild in March,” says Lacey […]

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Staying Safe While Working Seattle’s CHOP

August 5, 2020

For three tumultuous weeks in June, an already fraught situation became that much more charged as Local 600 News Photojournalist Madelyn Hastings experienced life in the CHOP. Hastings, a photojournalist […]

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10 Questions with Ernie Malik

July 31, 2020

Ernie Malik has been a working publicist for more than 37 years. A winner of the Les Mason Award and The Maxwell Weinberg  Award for Motion Picture Campaign from the […]

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Stitching Chammies In Pandemic-Induced Downtime

July 28, 2020

By her own admission, Caitlin Brown doesn’t much care for downtime. When she first moved to Los Angeles from Boston in 2019, filling up idle hours wasn’t so much of […]

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A Day in the Life with JoJo Whilden

July 24, 2020

JoJo Whilden, SMPSP, and her film producer spouse Susan Stover, moved from their Williamsburg apartment to their house in South Kent, CT to wait out the pandemic. “We make fires, […]

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Checking in, Buddying-Up: IATSE CARES

July 22, 2020

From costume designers to cinematographers and script supervisors to art directors, International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) members are a diverse and highly creative bunch. And, as their response […]

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