If you watch television, movies, or surf the web, you have seen our work. Local 481 represents over 900 of New England’s most experienced motion picture technicians and craftspeople working behind the camera.
Interested in becoming a Local 481 member? Learn about the many member benefits that you will receive. Also, browse our information on membership requirements and application and transfer procedures to find out how easy it is to join our union.
Browse our list of links to Industry Associations and Labor Organizations, download PDFs of maps for our production zones and agreements, and find contact information for our list of Film Offices, Commissions, and other New England Production Locals.
The creative economy strengthens traditional economic sectors: by creating new jobs in the technical, service and management areas, by helping to revitalize downtowns, and by attracting new businesses and residents.
Download this PDF to learn more about IATSE Local 481 and the economic benefits of the motion picture industry.