Animation Guild’s Steve Hulett Retires

December 6, 2016

Steve Hulett is saying goodbye. The longest-serving* union leader in the film and TV industry is retiring December 6 after 27 years as the business rep of the Animation Guild, IATSE Local 839. Jason MacLeod, a shop steward at the Walt Disney Animation Studios was elected last month to succeed Hulett. […]

Animation Guild Ratifies Nickelodeon Renewal Agreement

November 10, 2016

Employees of Nickelodeon Animation Studios “strongly ratified” a new two-year contract between Nickelodeon and the Animation Guild, the guild announced Tuesday. The agreement was reached between representatives of the guild and the Viacom unit a week ago and was voted up […]

IATSE President Calls for Healing After Election

November 9, 2016

“The election for President of the United States is over, ” writes IATSE president Matt Loeb. “While we did not achieve the result we desired, I am extremely proud of the … efforts made to protect the interests of IA members and workers in general. […]

IATSE Offers to Help ‘Sausage Party’ Animators

August 30, 2016

Claiming that “the entire visual effects industry now operates on race-to-the bottom conditions,” IATSE president Matt Loeb has extended “an open invitation to all members of the VFX community to offer assistance.” […]

IATSE Holds Its District 2 Meeting

August 9, 2016

Over the weekend of August 5-7 the IATSE held its 72nd District 2 meeting of delegates at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel in San Diego. The IA is divided into 14 regional districts. The IATSE’s District 2 includes the states of Arizona, California, Hawaii and Nevada. District 2 conventions rotate through these four states. […]

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