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District 2 represents 45,000 members across 49 local unions in Arizona, California, Nevada and Hawaii. Click here for a full listing and contact information for our member locals.


Member Resources

Learn about our health and safety program, workers comp, the IA Training Trust program, and links to many other useful sites including Union Plus benefits, Contract Services and more.


Membership Booklet

The IA District 2 Membership booklet will give you a glimpse of the various skills covered by District 2 locals, and what the requirements are to join them.


Latest Industry and Labor News

Jun 3 | World Economic Forum

The fallout from the COVID-19 crisis is reaching every aspect of people’s lives and livelihoods.


Jun 3 | Deadline

The International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600, has released an 11-page set of protocols and recommendations for the safe return to worl during the coronavirus pandemic, including a core principle that "no one should have to waive their rights os assume liability in order to go back to work."


Jun 3 | Deadline

Edward James Olmos has been acting, directing and producing film and television for 45 years, establishing himself as an iconic Latino actor when there weren’t many of them.


Jun 3 | Variety

Due to COVID-19, it was unclear when “Greyhound,” a World War II epic starring Tom Hanks, would ride into theaters.


May 31 | Fstoppers

Episodic television budgets are on the rise, but more money is never enough. Award-winning cinematographer, Jeffery Waldron, tells how overcoming creative challenges onset can lead to beautiful solutions.


May 25 | Deadline

As Hollywood works with the unions and guilds to safely resume television and film production business, there is much discussion over the desire to lessen crew density on sets versus the desire of the guilds to protect the jobs of members heading into a post-pandemic future.


Ticket News | May 11

More than three dozen organizations representing several facets of the entertainment industry have banded together for a call to action from government leaders. 


NBC News | May 11

As California moves to gradually reopen parts of its once-booming economy, Hollywood remains firmly closed.


Deadline | May 8

In celebration of Mother’s Day, Women in Animation and the Animation Guild have joined forces to encourage equality and flexibility in the workplace and to support the animation community “as it navigates the unprecedented effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Book your reservation for the IATSE D2 Convention, October 23-25, 2020 at the Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square.

Union Convention Room Block
Start Date: Monday, October 19, 2020
End Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Last Day to Book: Wednesday, September 23, 2020.

Hotel offering your special group rate:
The Westin St. Francis San Francisco on Union Square for 265 USD - 275 USD per night
Book your group rate for Union Convention Room Block

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