Celebrating Pride Month with Derek St. Pierre

Derek St. Pierre

Meet Derek St. Pierre, IATSE Local 489 Costume Supervisor. The Pittsburgh native proudly identifies as queer and non-binary, and uses the pronouns he/they. Derek currently serves as the Chair of Local 489’s Diversity Committee, a Board of Trustees Member, and an Executive Committee Member-At-Large on the International’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. Derek first began […]

Local 891 Editor Gary Lam Talks Career and Pride in His Asian Heritage

Gary Lam

Local 891 First Assistant Editor, Gary Lam started his career with IATSE in 2001. He is in his third term as Editing Department Co-Chair and is currently on the Negotiations Committee for Local 891. Lam is actively involved in the training initiatives in his Local, which focuses on training skills and outreach for young and […]

Local 798 Carla Wallace Speaks Out About Diversity and Beauty in Motion Picture

Local 798, Carla Wallace Speaks Out About Diversity

With a career spanning over thirty years, Local 798 Makeup Artist and Journeyman Carla Van Nessa Wallace also holds a Master of Cosmetology license. She has freelanced for networks such as CNN, WSB, and The Weather Channel. After years of working as a freelancer in television Wallace decided to apply to IATSE Local 798 and […]