About Rob Callahan
Rob Callahan is the Motion Picture Editors Guild’s National Organizer. He can be reached at RCallahan@editorsguild.com. Learn more about organizing with the Guild at www.editorsguild.com/Organize.

Personal Effects: The Power of Peer-to-Peer Interaction

June 7, 2019

One of the social media companies competing for my ever-diminishing supply of attention sends me almost daily e-mails imploring me to log onto its site so that I can build an online simulacrum of my professional network. Those e-mails egg me on with a declarative catchphrase: “It’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” […]

Vice Media Post Employees
Ratify Guild Contract

October 26, 2018

Post-production employees of Vice Media, Inc. have overwhelmingly ratified a Motion Picture Editors Guild union contract. The agreement addresses employee’s concerns over pay and job security, and also breaks new ground on the topic of gender and use of pronouns. […]

The Never-Ending Effort to Forge Solidarity

August 17, 2018

This issue of CineMontage, for all its many virtues, isn’t the most important piece of mail you’ll receive this month. Local 700 members, as well as members of our 12 sister IATSE locals who share the Basic Agreement, will soon receive ballots in their mailboxes. […]

Nick Animation Editorial Crew Goes Union!

April 13, 2018

The editorial employees of Nickelodeon Animation Studio have overwhelmingly elected to unionize with the Motion Picture Editors Guild, Local 700 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE). […]

Vice Employees Go Union!

September 21, 2017

Post-production employees working on video for Vice Media have now won union representation! On Thursday, the company officially recognized the Motion Picture Editors Guild, IATSE Local 700, as the representative for its East Coast employees working in post on the company’s digital content […]

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