For Producers

IATSE 481 has proudly represented technicians, artisans, and craftspeople in the motion picture industry in New England since 1989. Our members include over 900 of New England’s most experienced motion picture technicians and craftspeople. The creativity you want. The skills you need. The experience to make it happen.

IATSE Local 481 represents crew in the following crafts: 

Art Department Coordinator


Set Dressing

Set Construction



Costume /Wardrobe

Marine Department

Special Effects

Craft Service

First Aid

Teleprompter Operator

Electric/Set Lighting


Studio Teacher


Picture Cars

 Video Assist

Other IATSE New England Production Locals:

IATSE Local 600 Cinematographers Guild Directors of Photography, Camera Operators and Assistants, Visual Effects Supervisors, Still Photographers, PublicistsClick to see our full list of New England Locals.
IATSE Local USA829 Designers & Scenic Artists Set Design, Costume Design, Graphic Artists, Scenic Artists and Set Painters Click to see our full list of New England Locals.
IATSE Local 798 Makeup & Hair Hair & MakeupClick to see our full list of New England Locals.
IATSE Local 161 Script Supervisors, Production Office Coordinators, Asst Production Office Coordinators, Production Accountants, Asst Production Accountants and Payroll AccountantsClick to see our full list of New England Locals.

Crew Availability

IATSE Local 481 maintains an online availability list that Local 481 members and Department Heads can access 24 hours a day. Out of Town Keys and Department Heads can contact the Local 481 Office to request guest access.


Production Maps

Each of our agreements refer to radial distances to determine Travel, Mileage and Housing. We have created maps to illustrate these distance references. Please visit our map resource section for a list of helpful production maps. 

The Local also creates a Production Zone map for each project the shoots in our jurisdiction. For a copy of your projects Production Zone map please contact the office.


Film Offices

There are a number of Film Offices in New England that provide specific information to production companies about shooting in different states and regions. 

Contact Us

Send IATSE 481 a message.

IATSE Local 481
10 Tower Office Park Suite 218
Woburn, MA 01801

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