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Georgia Film Industry Advocate Speaker David Ralston Passes

 Posted in: Georgia,In Memoriam,Industry News

Today we are saddened to report the passing of Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives, David Ralston, long an advocate of the Georgia film industry. For more than 12 years Speaker Ralston has been a stalwart supporter of Georgia’s...

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Georgia AFL-CIO Candidate List for 2022 Mid-Terms

 Posted in: AFLCIO

IATSE Local 479's Labor Delegate to the AFL-CIO, Paige Jarvis, reports that the Georgia AFL-CIO has released a list of pro-worker candidates they are endorsing for the 2022 Mid-term elections. Additionally, the Georgia AFL-CIO is offering opportunities to volunteer for canvassing...

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Georgia Productions Set New Record in 2022 Fiscal Year

 Posted in: Breaking News,Georgia,Industry News

The Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, a division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, reported that productions spent $4.4 billion in Georgia during fiscal year 2022. The press release is provided below. ATLANTA – August 1, 2022 – Governor Brian...

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Teamsters and IATSE Reaffirm ‘Mutual Aid and Assistance Pact’

 Posted in: IA

WASHINGTON — The International Brotherhood of Teamsters and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees have reaffirmed the ‘Mutual Aid and Assistance Pact,’ an agreement established for both unions to work together to achieve shared goals and initiatives. The pact outlines how...

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2022 Atlanta IATSE Charity Golf Tournament Raises More Than $24,000

 Posted in: Community,Events

Following a 2-year pandemic hiatus, the annual IATSE Charity Golf Tournament returned to the greens this past Saturday, April 30th, at the Flat Creek Country Club in Peachtree City. 27 teams from around Atlanta’s production community faced off over the...

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Film Industry References Removed from HB 1437

 Posted in: Breaking News,Business Agent,Georgia,Industry News

THANK YOU. The current threat to Georgia’s film tax credit is over. Your activism, in coordination with our industry partners and the support of our friends in the Georgia Legislature, helped eliminate recent unwanted amendments to HB 1437. Yesterday (Wednesday),...

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