- Fitting Room Best Practices
As performers and costume designers, we collaborate to create characters and stories using costumes. It is crucial to preserve the sanctity and security of the fitting room area.
- Film Works CA
Public education campaign to bring filming back to California, efforts to combat runaway productions leaving for tax incentive states or to countries with cheap labor.
- Film Works CA — Resources & Links
Information, reports, and statistics of impact of filming to the state of California and loss of revenue as a result.
- The Punishing Hours of Working on a Hollywood Set
Film & tv producer, Gavin Polone speaks to the harsh realities and ramifications faced by crew working grueling hours on set.
- Legal Internet Downloading
A list of sites where visitors can legally download/stream movies, TV shows, and music.
- Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Science
- Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
- Entertainment Community Fund (FKA The Actors Fund)
Entertainment Community Fund is a national human services organization here to meet the needs of our entertainment community with a unique understanding of the challenges involved in a life in the arts.
- California Federation of Labor
- Contract Services Administration Trust Fund
Collective bargaining agreements between the film and television industry's West Coast Studio Local Unions and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).
- Costume Society of America
The Costume Society of America fosters an understanding of the appearance and dress practices of people across the globe through research, education, preservation, and design.
- Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising
FIDM offers a focused curriculum that integrates creative and leadership skills to develop graduates for the global industries of Fashion, Visual Arts, Interior Design and Entertainment.
- The Hollywood Reporter
- IATSE International
International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees
- IATSE District 2
District 2 of the I.A.T.S.E. represents Local IA Unions, whose members work in the entertainment industry in Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada. District 2 represents 49 locals, reflecting approximately 45,000 members.
- Local 705
Motion Picture Costumers are skilled, creative experts who make every costume design a reality– no matter what the demands of the production.
- Local 800
Art Directors & Scenic Title and Graphic Artists, Set Designers & Model Makers, Illustrators & Matte Artists, Digital Artists
- Local 829
A labor union and professional association of Designers, Artists, Craftspeople, and Department Coordinators, organized to protect craft standards, working conditions, and wages for the entertainment and decorative arts industries.
- Los Angeles County Federation of Labor AFL-CIO
We are a federation of over 300 affiliated union and labor organizations representing more than 800,000 members, each with its own unique story and background.
- Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health
Trust funds established by collective bargaining agreements between many of the unions and employers in the motion picture production industry.
- Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF)
MPTF supports working and retired members of the entertainment community with a safety net of health and social services, including temporary financial assistance, case management, and residential living.
- Producers Guild
A non-profit trade organization that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television, and new media.
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