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Made in Georgia with Georgia Crews

 Posted in: Industry News

Last year film crews from the State of Georgia helped produce more than 160 feature films, episodic television and video-on-demand projects. Georgia provided locations and trained crews for each of those projects, from the critically-acclaimed FX Network's series ‘Atlanta’ (16...

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Heat & Hydration Safety for Movie Crews

 Posted in: Safety

IATSE Local 479 Summer Safety Series: with the arrival of Summer people who work outdoors face a number of additional health safety dangers, from weather extremes to risk of disease. This article includes information collected from several agencies. June of...

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2018 Robert Vazquez Scholarship Opportunity

 Posted in: Scholarship Committee

Local 479 is proud to announce The Robert Vazquez 2018 Scholarship.  This year the Scholarship Committee will be awarding four (4) $4,000 scholarships. Applications will be accepted from July 15th, 2018 to August 31st, 2018.  The Robert Vazquez scholarship was established...

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The Hands-Free Georgia Act

 Posted in: Safety

This Sunday, July 1, 2018, will mark the commencement of Georgia’s new hands-free law, designed to address the “epidemic” of distracted drivers on the state’s roadways. If you have not already done so, this weekend is the time to make...

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Skin Cancer Prevention for Movie Crews

 Posted in: Medics,Safety

IATSE Local 479 Summer Safety Series: with the arrival of Summer people who work outdoors face a number of additional health safety dangers, from weather extremes to risk of disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides extensive...

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Lightning Safety for Movie Crews

 Posted in: Safety

IATSE Local 479 Summer Safety Series: with the arrival of Summer people who work outdoors face a number of additional health safety dangers, from weather extremes to risk of disease. The Contract Services Administration Trust Fund (CSATF) provides an extensive...

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