If you watch television, movies, or surf the web, you have seen our work. Local 481 represents over 900 of New England’s most experienced motion picture technicians and craftspeople working behind the camera.
Interested in becoming a Local 481 member? Learn about the many member benefits that you will receive. Also, browse our information on membership requirements and application and transfer procedures to find out how easy it is to join our union.
Browse our list of links to Industry Associations and Labor Organizations, download PDFs of maps for our production zones and agreements, and find contact information for our list of Film Offices, Commissions, and other New England Production Locals.
A message from President Matthew D. Loeb about what IATSE is doing about COVID-19
April 01, 2020
IATSE International President Matthew D. Loeb provides an update about the union's ongoing efforts to support members during the COVID-19 pandemic.
“This Union has been through wars and plagues and terrorist attacks and strikes and natural disasters, since 1893. And through our collective strength and our voice and our spirit of compassion and commitment and collective strength, we’ve gotten through. And we’re going to get through this, too.”