It was announced, yesterday, that starting in October, 2016, the basic production services tax credit rate will be 28%, which is 5 points lower than the current rate. The digital animation or visual effects (DAVE) tax credit rate will be reduced 1.5 points to 16%.
We regret to inform our Membership of the passing of Retired IATSE Local 669 Member, Dave Kelly on March 28th, 2016.
The family has informed us there will be a service at Mountain View Cemetery (41st and Fraiser) on Saturday, May 21st at 10 AM.
Please see here for Obituary
With Deepest Regrets,
IATSE Local 669
Actsafe has partnered with Vancouver Film Studios, North Shore Studios, and Bridge Studios for Emergency Preparedness Week May 2nd - 6th.
Please Note: IATSE Local 669 Office will be closed Friday, March 25 and Monday, March 28th for the Easter Long Weekend.
The Office will reopen at 9am on Tuesday, March 29th.
The International Cinematographers Guild | Local 669 would like to congratulate all of our members who worked on the Oscar Winning Films, 'The Revenant' and 'Spotlight'.
Check out Variety Magazine March 4th issue for our joint Ad on page 89!
Currently on display at the Taschen Gallery, Los Angeles, is a selection of photographs of behind-the-scenes images from the award winning film, 'The Revenant' by Stills Photographer and Local 669 Member, Kimberley French.
This display, which includes props and relics from the film, is in celebration of the new signed, limited edition book featuring Kimberley French's photographs of 'The Revenant' coming this fall.
On behalf of Peter DaPrato, International Representative:
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So you’ve decided to go to NAB, and you don’t really know what to expect? Hopefully this primer will make your visit worthwhile, and enjoyable. There are some facts you should think about before you commit to going.
The show takes place at the Las Vegas convention center from April 16 through 21. In 2015 there were 1789 exhibitors spread across 1,015,000 square feet, and over 103,000 visitors. You should expect to walk upwards of 8 miles every day.