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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

Dec 18 | Deadline

Laverne Cox has been and still is changing the game when it comes to the representation of the trans community and Black people in film and TV. 


Dec 18 | Deadline

The Berlin Film Festival is rethinking its offering in 2021 due to the pandemic. 


Dec 18 | Deadline

The long awaited and oft delayed opening of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures is on the move again, shuttling to early Fall of next year and all due to continuing uncertainties about the state of the coronavirus pandemic. 


Dec 18 | The Hollywood Reporter

Amid the national reckoning over statues of figures whose histories are problematic, tributes to a number of entertainment industry names have been hit with calls for removal.


Dec 17 | Variety

To say that 2020 has been a ground-shifting year, would be to minimize all of the profound sorrow, loss and upheaval that these past 12 months have sowed.


Dec 16 | Broadway World

The senate held a congressional hearing on Tuesday regarding the need for relief for the live entertainment industry, CBS 42 reports.


Dec 15 | Deadline

Anita Hill, chair of The Hollywood Commission, is praising the entertainment industry for embracing its role as a “world influencer” in advancing diversity and inclusion, but says that Hollywood can and must do better.


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.


IATSE D2 Convention

The 2021 District 2 Convention will be held in July 2021 in conjunction with the International Convention in Toronto, Canada. Details to follow when they become available.

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