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The Official Website of Florida's Professional Filmworkers: part of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employes, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, its Territories and Canada, AFL-CIO, CLC


If you are a producer or production coordinator looking to tap into Florida's Professional Filmworker crewbase, use the Classification Roster (on the menu bar above) to access over 900 of our members - Florida's most experienced and reliable feature film, television and commercial production workers.  For a hard copy of our complete roster - including those members who have not registered on this site - contact our office staff at 305/594-8585 ext 1. 

The Short-Term Availability List is a directory of 477 members who are available "on the spot."  The list updates weekly and is a great resource for companies working on location in Florida - producers, production coordinators and especially IA members from out-of-state - who need to find skilled dayplayers at the very last minute.

If you are a filmworker interested in joining Local 477, every resource you need is available right here.  Go to the Officers and Staff link on the menu bar and you'll find contact information for the entire executive board. Additionally, the officers of this Local - president, vice president, secretary-treasurer and business manager - are always available to answer your questions.  Would you like to become one of Florida's Professional Filmworkers?  Just email or call us . . . we'll help you every step of the way.  



The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, Its Territories and Canada, AFL-CIO, CLC was originally chartered by the American Federation of Labor as the National Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees in 1893. Our name has evolved over the course of more than 100 years of geographic and craft expansion as well as technological advancement. The current title, adopted in 1995, more accurately reflects the full scope of our activities in the entertainment industry. 

Link to the rest of the story . . .

For a fascinating look back, link here to the "Timeline" at the International website, which shows snapshots from over one hundred years of our history.

COMPASS - The Congress of Motion Picture Associations


COMPASS advocates for Florida the men and women who work in movies and television and the Florida-based small businesses and vendors that support this industry.

COMPASS funds and coordinates the legislative effort to increase movie and television production in theSunshine State.

Click on the COMPASS Logo to access our website.

Upcoming Events
OSHA 10 for Entertainment Industry
Sep 06, 2014
OSHA 10 for the Entertainment Industry Sponsored by the IATSE Training Trust
General Membership Meeting - Dania Beach
Sep 20, 2014
The Hilton Garden Inn Fort Lauderdale Airport / Cruise Port - 180 SW 18th Avenue, Dania Beach, Florida 33004.
Rigging 101
Sep 27, 2014
Local 477 Training Center 3780 SW 30th Ave Fort Lauderdale, FL
General Membership Meeting - Orlando
Oct 18, 2014
The Hilton Garden Inn Orlando International Drive North, 5877 American Drive, Orlando, Florida 32819.

A View Inside Labor the Sunshine State and Beyond 

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