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District 2 represents 45,000 members across 49 local unions in Arizona, California, Nevada and Hawaii. Click here for a full listing and contact information for our member locals.


Member Resources

Learn about our health and safety program, workers comp, the IA Training Trust program, and links to many other useful sites including Union Plus benefits, Contract Services and more.


Membership Booklet

The IA District 2 Membership booklet will give you a glimpse of the various skills covered by District 2 locals, and what the requirements are to join them.


Latest Industry and Labor News

Nov 18 | The Hollywood Reporter

The  IATSE Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee has elected its  co-chairs, Kimberly Butler-Gilkeson, trustee of Local 764 (theatrical wardrobe); and Liz Pecos, president of  Local 48 (stage and picture operators).


Nov 18 | Deadline

As television production continues to ramp up in Hollywood and coronavirus cases surge in America, Hunters and The Right Stuff are heading out West thanks to some generous tax credits from the state of California.


Nov 17 | Deadline

IATSE is accusing Golf Channel of not providing adequate COVID-19 protections for crew members working on broadcasts of PGA and LPGA tour events.


Nov 13 | The Hollywood Reporter

As the studios hold back their tentpole titles, countries with strong local industries — from Denmark and France to China and South Korea — have seen a box office bump for homegrown movies. 


Nov 13 | The Hollywood Reporter

As the coronavirus outbreak bludgeons Hollywood with global travel restrictions, Alberta has rolled out rapid COVID-19 testing that has A-list stars now able to safely cross a closed U.S.-Canadian border and step onto a local film and TV sets in just two days.


Nov 12 | Variety

The EnergaCamerimage cinematography fest, although moved online at the last moment owing to Poland’s new listing on Europe’s red zone of high COVID-19 infection rates, remains committed to honoring the finest in lensing from around the world, says Kazik Suwala, the org’s festival office director.


Nov 11 | Deadline

Donald Trump was a showman whose election in 2016 was in part due to his fame from The Apprentice, but President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will come into office with much closer ties to the entertainment industry.


Nov 11 | Backstage

If, in March 2020, you came across a video of Emmys being handed out by someone in a tuxedo-style hazmat suit to practically every cast member of a Canadian sitcom, you couldn’t have known what sort of dystopian hellscape you were witnessing.


Nov 2 | SCV Signal

Hollywood North has become a common moniker of the Santa Clarita Valley in reference to the large amount of filming that takes place here.


IATSE D2 Convention

The 2020 IATSE D2 Convention has been changed from an in person event to a virtual convention. Anybody who purchased airfare or hotel accommodations for the event should cancel them. Virtual sessions will be held Saturday Oct. 24 and Sunday Oct. 25, 2020. Details on the virtual convention will be sent to the Local Unions as soon as they become available. Please send questions to ebrown@iadistrict2.org.

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