INDUSTRY & LABOR NEWS
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.
Emerging Cinematographer Awards
Tickets are now available for the Emerging Cinematographer Awards in Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta and Chicago.
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.