INDUSTRY & LABOR NEWS
The Heritage Series (NEW)
For the first time ever, Local 600 members have online access to the complete library of member interviews from 1991-2005.
"In the Matter of H. Weinstein…and Beyond" (John Bailey, AMPAS President)
Danish director Carl Dreyer’s 1928 film "The Passion of Joan of Arc" is not only one of the visual landmarks of the silent era, but is a deeply disturbing portrait of a young woman’s persecution in the face of the male judges and priests of the ruling order. The actress Maria Falconetti gave one of the most profoundly affecting performances in the history of cinema as the Maid of Orleans.
Maxwell Weinberg Publicist Showmanship Award - Television
The Publicist Awards Committee will be selecting nominees for the Maxwell Weinberg Publicists Showmanship Award for Television on Thursday, Nov. 9.
Turning 21: Emerging Cinematographer Awards Honor 8 Aspiring DPs
Marking its 21st year, the ECA competition has come of age, drawing another capacity crowd to the DGA venue and set to go on tour with screenings and award ceremonies at the SVA Theatre in New York City on October 29, at SCADshow in Atlanta on November 5 and at The Logan Theatre in Chicago on November 12.
Creative Arts Emmy Awards Winners
Congratulations to the Local 600 members who received Emmy Awards over the weekend. Click here to see full list of Local 600 nominees and winners.
IATSE Donates to Assist Members Affected by Hurricane
Due to the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, the IATSE will donate $10,000 to the Walsh/DiTolla/Spivak Foundation to provide financial assistance to affected IATSE members and their families.
A Letter from a Member in Charlottesville
One of our members was at the protests in Charlottesville over the weekend when tragedy struck. Thankfully, he escaped harm, and he reached out to share his thoughts about what happened. Read his letter here.
IATSE Statement of Charlottesville, VA
The IATSE issued a statement on the events that took place in Charlottesville, Virginia this past week.
John Bailey Elected President of the Motion Picture Academy
In a surprise victory, cinematographer John Bailey has been elected the 36th president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the organization that annually presents the Oscars for excellence in filmmaking.
2017 Contract Services Newsletter Online
The 2017 Contract Services Newsletter, Volume 1, is now available on the CSATF website. You can find the newsletter on the dropdown menu of the “CSATF General Info” tab or by clicking below.
On Strike with Head Shop LLC's Production of "Headshop"
The IATSE continues its strike against Head Shop LLC's production of "HeadShop," shooting in Los Angeles. The producers have refused to sign a collective bargaining agreement to cover our work, and are still shooting with a nonunion crew that has crossed the IATSE picket line.
Emmy Award Nominations
Congratulations to all Local 600 members nominated for Emmys.
Open Enrollment: Life & LTD Benefits
Local 600, in partnership with The Hartford, is offering members group rates for Life Insurance and Long Term Disability Insurance.
View Your Billing Statements Online
We are pleased to inform Local 600 members that billing statements are now available online. In addition to hard copies being sent through U.S. Mail, members will receive an email notification that their billing statements are online.
Passing of Bruce MacCallum
It is with great sadness that Local 600 announces veteran Camera Operator and longtime union activist Bruce MacCallum passed away in Los Angeles this past Monday evening.
ICG Publicists to Donate $20,000 to the Motion Picture & Television Fund and the Actors Fund
ICG Publicists will donate $10,000 each to the Motion Picture & Television Fund and the Actors Fund. These donations were made possible from surplus funds generated by the 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards held at the Beverly Hilton last March. The ICG Publicists chose to make these gifts in honor of its members and sponsors for the second year in a row.
Rosco Labs, IATSE Local 600 Launch New Program For Safety For Sarah
Rosco Laboratories and IATSE Local 600 is launching a new program in support of the Safety for Sarah Foundation, a foundation that fosters safety in film production which was created in remembrance of camera assistant Sarah Jones, who was killed on the Midnight Rider film set in February, 2014.
CIne Gear Expo 2017
Local 600 ICG will present a panel discussion featuring leading cinematographers and gaffers examining the impact of new LED lighting sources on feature films and TV creativity and production.
Refresher Training Timeline Reminder - "A" General Safety & "A2" Environmental Safety Courses
Local 600 members in specific classifications were mailed letters from CSATF on April 3 notifying them of the Refresher Training of the “A” – General Safety and “A2” – Environmental Safety courses.
ICG at NAB Show 2017
ICG will be at NAB Show 2017 in Las Vegas and partaking in three sessions. Visit us in the Central Hall at booth #C10306. Register today for a free exhibits pass!
ICG to Host VR Panel at VRLA Trade Show
The International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE, ICG Local 600) will host a production panel at the Virtual Reality Trade Show and Conference (VRLA) on Friday, April 14, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. (Time TBD)
#StandCreative Series II
In January 2017, CreativeFuture launched the next chapter in the #StandCreative Series II: Behind the Scenes. In this series, they will focus on those creatives whose work behind the scenes is absolutely necessary to the process of shepherding the small spark of an idea into a fully-realized work of art. This series will include conversations with location managers, recording engineers, book cover designers, cinematographers, photo editors, game designers, and anyone else whose behind-the-scenes creative work is overlooked almost as often as it is undermined by piracy.
History of Women in the IATSE – One Woman at a Time
The IATSE Women's Committee is happy to announce the first-ever Women's Event to be held at the IATSE Quadrennial Convention on Sunday, July 16th, 2017. As part of the event they are launching a project called "History of Women in the IATSE – One Woman at a Time." To create this part of the program they are seeking participation in the following ways.
Winners Announced for the ICG Publicists Awards
"Deadpool" and "This is Us" Publicity Campaigns Wins Top Honors at the 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards
Oscar Nominees for Achievement in Cinematography
Local 600 congratulates our members and their crews nominated at this year’s Academy Awards.
Nominations Announced for the 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 18, 2017 — The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) has announced nominees for the 54th Annual ICG Publicists Awards Luncheon to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Friday, February 24, 2017.
ICG Publicists Name Denzel Washington Motion Picture Showman of the Year
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 12, 2017 —Oscar® winner Denzel Washington will be named Motion Picture Showman of the Year at the 54th Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists Awards in recognition of his remarkable career achievements, including producing, directing and starring in Fences, a major contender in this year’s Oscar race. The awards will be held at
the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Friday, February 24.
Jeffrey Katzenberg to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at ICG's Publicists Luncheon
LOS ANGELES, Jan. 4, 2016 — Jeffrey Katzenberg, Chairman of DreamWorks New Media, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 54th Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists Awards Luncheon to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 24, 2017.
ICG Magazine - Sundance 2017
ICG Magazine.com will be compiling our annual Sundance Film Festival Web Feature in advance of the 2017 festival and we need your help!
Nanci Ryder to Receive President's Award at ICG' Publicists Luncheon
Nanci Ryder, founding partner of B|W|R Public Relations, will receive the President's Award at the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists Awards Luncheon to be held at the Beverly Hills Hotel on February 24, 2017.
Photos with Santa (LA Holiday Party)
Photos with Santa in L.A. are ready for download here.
Publicists Name Ryan Murphy Television Showman of the Year
Ryan Murphy, one of television's busiest and most successful writers/directors/producers, will be named Television Showman of the Year at the 54th Annual International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists Awards honoring excellence in publicity and promotion for motion pictures and television programs, to be held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Friday, February 24.
54th Annual Publicist Awards -1st Ballot Emailed
The first ballot for the Publicist Awards were emailed on November 16, 2016. Please note that voting is being done online through Survey Monkey. Ballots are due on Wednesday, December 14, 2016 by 5:00 PM PT.
2017 Call for Scholarship Applications
The International Cinematographers Guild Scholarship Fund is offering ten $4,000.00 educational grants for members, and children, step-children, grandchildren, step-grandchildren, and dependents of members where legal guardianship applies (collectively referred to as “Children“) of International Cinematographers Guild members in good standing, or Children of deceased members (whose passing was within one year of November 1, 2016).
Statement from President Matthew D. Loeb on the 2016 Election
The election for President of the United States is over. While we did not achieve the result we desired, I am extremely proud of the work of our Political Department...
IATSE Reaches Agreement on Low Budget Theatrical Agreement
The IATSE recently announced that it has reached a new three-year agreement with producers of Low-Budget Theatrical projects.
Safety App Update Now Available
The "ICG Safety" App now allows you to notify the Local of an on-set safety issue right from your mobile device! Other upgrades include a Safety FAQs section, new safety bulletins and a checklist of what to do in the event of an on-set accident.
Maxwell Weinberg Publicist Showmanship Award - TV
The Publicist Awards Committee will be selecting nominees for the Maxwell Weinberg Publicists Showmanship Award for Television on Thursday, November 10, 2016.
Get Hired Online at My600
Is your profile up-to-date on My600? Your profile is accessed by IATSE signatory producers through the Available List, so go there now and get current with your contacts, credits, agents, skills, member links, profile photo, websites, resumes, photo galleries, press links, social media links, video links and more.
Unfair Employer: MPF It's Time, LLC
International President Matt Loeb is declaring MPF It's Time, LLC as being an unfair employer and orders IATSE members to refrain from rendering any service to this employer.
ICG To Host Drone Panel at NAB Show New York
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) will host the panel discussion, "Drones...Getting Beyond High, Wide (and Stupid)," at the NAB Show New York, formerly known as Content & Communications World.
Day at the Races
IATSE and MPTF Day at the Races and Family Picnic, October 22, 2016 at Santa Anita Park, 285 W. Huntington Drive, Arcadia, CA
ICG Names 2016 Special Awards Recipients
Dolby Laboratories, David Geffner and Rodrigo Prieto, ASC, are Honored at the ECA Luncheon.
Master Seminars Screenings - Want to Screen Your Work? (NY)
Directors of Photography who would like to screen their work at the Eastern Region Master Seminars series of monthly screenings in New York are encouraged to contact Sol Negrin, ASC at firstname.lastname@example.org or (516) 287-3288. Slots are currently available for April and May 2017 and beyond.
An Open Letter to Donald Trump
My name is Dan Mahoney. I was born and raised in New York. I am a proud member and employee of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), the union that represents backstage crew and technicians in entertainment.
ICG Magazine - Stills Gallery Submissions
ICG Magazine is seeking submissions for a Stills Gallery for our November Nonfiction Issue. The theme of this year's gallery is the upcoming Presidential Election cycle...
Sarah Jones Internship Recipient
Meet Becca, the 2016 Sarah Jones Internship Recipient
Bill Bitzer Awards Ballots Being Mailed
Ballots for the 2015/2016 Billy Bitzer Awards are now being mailed to the Guild’s Eastern Region members. Please mark your ballots and return them to the New York office no later than September 15, 2016. This year's nominees are...
Donations in Memory of Philando Castile
Local 600 is waiting on official information on where to send donations in memory of Teamsters Local 320 member, Philando Castile. That information will be provided here when it’s available. Please call Jill Wilk at (323) 876-0160 if you have any questions.
Where to Watch
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