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.
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.
Variety, Mar. 19
Don’t tell cinematographer Nancy Schreiber that she’s having a renaissance. That would imply there’ve been slumps in her long career, and she won’t have any of that, even if for a time she was taking smaller jobs as the gaps widened between larger gigs.
Bloomberg, Mar. 18
The U.S. television and film industry has become a bigger employer than commodities and energy, according to an analysis by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Variety, Mar. 14
Sixty-four percent of diverse writers working in television today have experienced bias, discrimination or harassment, including seeing their pitches rejected only for a non-diverse writer to pitch the same idea and get accepted, a new report finds.
Coast Mountain News, Mar. 14
A union representing film and television workers in B.C. announced the death of one of their employees. Aron Koel, 34, died on March 9, according to a tweet from the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees local 891.
Associated Press, Mar. 13
The state Senate has endorsed a bill that would more than double New Mexico's annual payout to the film industry through tax rebates and address a backlog in payments.
New York Times, Mar. 14
The other day I found myself, as I often do, at a conference discussing lagging wages and soaring inequality.
Gonzales Weekly Citizen, Mar. 13
Louisiana Economic Development will host the second Louisiana Entertainment Summit on March 28 to provide opportunities to network and engage with entertainment industry professionals, Louisiana businesses, content creators, and regional and local allies from across the state.
The Hill, Mar. 12
Last year, teacher strikes and walkouts took state capitols by storm across the country. In these states and far too many others, average teacher pay has stagnated and state disinvestment in education has become chronic.
My Modern Met, Feb. 25
Cinematography—it’s a craft that cannot be overlooked when thinking about memorable moments in cinema.
Where: Sheraton Waikiki
2255 Kalakaua Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815
Dates: Friday June 7 – Sunday June 9
Rooms starting at $295
Conference Rates Available 3 days prior and following the convention – LIMITED AVAILABILITY
Call for group rates & reservations: (808) 921-4611 and mention IATSE District 2 Convention for your group discount
The hotel website is under renovation, and will not be available for bookings for this event.
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