Local 706 - The Artisan

Summer 2019

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the Costume Designers Guild, IATSE Local 892, Jessica Pratt/ Field Representative for the Editors Guild, IATSE Local 700, and Andy Stumme/Field Representative for the Art Directors Guild, IATSE Local 800. @TheAcademy #AcademyGold Photo: Todd Wawrychuk/A.M.P.A.S. Thank you Weissman Markovitz Communications! GUILD NEWS GUILD NEWS I was invited by IATSE Vice President Michael Miller to participate in a panel discussion, "Demystifying the Unions & Guilds," at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) Pickford Center in Hollywood on June 25. The event was part of the Academy's Gold Program, which invites 118 students (including 25 interns placed within the Academy) from across the United States and abroad to participate in a seven-week program of networking opportunities with Academy members and industry professionals, screenings, studio tours and educational workshops. Joining me on the dais were VP Mike Miller, William Bensussen/Senior General Counsel for SAG-AFTRA, Xiomara Comrie/Asst. Western Regional Director for the Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600, Salvador Perez/President of Academy Gold Panel by Randy Sayer, Business Representative

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