Motion Picture & Theatrical Trade

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Local 174 represents Motion Picture and Theatrical Trade employees at:

Movie Industry “Commercials, Episodic, Basic Features Movie of the Week”
  • IBT Motion Picture and Theatrical Trade Division:
    The Motion Picture and Theatrical Trade Division represents workers in the motion picture industry including firms that produce feature films, television programs, commercials, and live theatrical productions.

    Here at Local 174, we represent just a few members in this industry, but we appreciate them for bringing a bit of glitz and glamour to our Local Union!

    IBT Division Director: Thomas O’Donnell

  • Business Agent:

    Dave Jacobsen
    Senior Business Agent
    Contact Phone: 206-441-6060 ext. 1317

  • Useful Links:



Motion Picture & Theatrical Trade Teamsters in the News:

Film And Television Teamsters March In NYC Labor Day Parade

September 12, 2017

Teamsters Local 817 Has Strong Presence At Annual March Through Mid-Town

Over 100 film and television workers in New York joined the annual Labor Day parade this year. Assistant location managers, location scouts, location coordinators, and location assistants are the latest entertainment workers to join Local 817, and will get the benefits of a strong Teamsters contract, after years of organizing.

To read the article on Joint Council 16’s website, please click here.

Union reports record-high employment in film and TV

December 12, 2016

Teamsters Local 817 employed more than 1,400 people as drivers, casting directors, location scouts and more in October

Author: Addie Morfoot

Read the article here

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