“Cloud Nine” Signs IA Pact

IA President Short Appoints Safety Chairman

Cloud Nine” signed a contract with the IATSE covering the film currently being shot in Malibu, CA it was announced by International President Thomas C. Short. Produced by Out of the Blue Productions at a budget of $2 million, the film falls under the IATSE Low Budget Agreement.

An agreement was reached with the producers after a brief work stoppage. The film, starring Burt Reynolds, Paul Rodriguez and Angie Everheart, employs a crew of approximately 40. Terms of the deal include health and pension benefits that are retroactive to the first day of principal photography, a wage increase and better terms and conditions.

International Representatives Steve Aredas and Lyle Trachtenberg spearheaded the organizing efforts.

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The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees or IATSE (full name: International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada), is a labor union representing over 170,000 technicians, artisans and craftspersons in the entertainment industry, including live events, motion picture and television production, broadcast, and trade shows in the United States and Canada.

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