IATSE Organizes “The Seat Filler”

IA President Short Appoints Safety Chairman

The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employes (IATSE) has reached an agreement with producer Dwayne Martin for the low budget feature “The Seat Filler,” it was announced by Thomas C. Short, IATSE International President. The $2 million motion picture currently shooting in Los Angeles will be covered under the IATSE Low Budget agreement.

Crewmembers agreed to honor an IATSE generated three-hour work stoppage allowing a deal to be made with the producers guaranteeing pension, health and welfare benefits.

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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 160,000 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.

For more information please contact:
General: comms@iatse.net
Press: press@iatse.net

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