IATSE Weekly Newsletter 4/2/2021

IATSE Organizes Broadcast Techs at Program Productions in South Florida

Broadcast technicians producing telecasts including NBA-Miami Heat, MLB-Marlins, and NHL-Panthers have ratified their first contract, bringing financial stability to their market.  More than 150 workers employed by Program Productions, Inc. in South Florida will receive annual raises, health and retirement contributions, and enjoy improved working conditions under a new contract negotiated by the IATSE and those workers. Their work can regularly be viewed on Bally Sports Sun (formerly FS Florida) and other sports broadcast outlets throughout the region and the country. Read more ➔

RSVP for the 8th Annual MUAHS Awards

The 2021 MUAHS Awards is a star-studded gala honoring the outstanding achievements for make-up artists and hair stylists in motion pictures, television, commercials, and live theater. The reimagined virtual show, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will be premiering live to an international audience and is free to all who register. Join us on Saturday, April 3rd as we honor Eddie Murphy with the Distinguished Artisan Award and celebrate union make-up artists and hair stylists from our favorite TV shows, movies and more. RSVP Here ➔

Last chance to register for the 2021 New World Rigging Symposium

The Symposium will be held April 6-8 and you can earn up to 9 ETCP Renewal Credits. Learn about video wall, automation and motorization, performer flying and rescue, cinema rigging, and rigging engineering. Visit esta.org/nwrs for more info.

Guide to Preventing and Addressing Violence and Harassment in Film and TV Production

UNI Global Union (@uniglobalunion) | Twitter

IATSE has collaborated with UNI Global Union’s Media, Entertainment, and Arts Sector to create a comprehensive guide to combat harassment in film and TV production. Topics covered include: How to Promote Safe Environments, Listening and protecting victims, Promoting gender equality, and Balancing power structures. Read the full report here ➔

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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.

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