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I.A.T.S.E. LOCAL 477
Studio Mechanics Local 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
Public Resources

This Public Resources page provides open information on who we are, what we do, how to join, how to contact us, how to pay your stamps and work dues, how to withdraw from the Local and much more.

Office Location and How to Contact Us for Information

  Where we are and how to reach us.

Why Join Us?

Who we are and how to join.

New Member Application Package

Link here for full Instructions to the Local 477 Membership Application.

Complete these four fillable forms:

1. Official I.A.T.S.E. Application

2. Personal Information Form

3. Authorization for Representation and Designation of Collective Bargaining Representative

4. Authorization for Dues Check-Off

Print, sign, scan and email to: You can also mail to IATSE Local 477, 3780 SW 30th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312.

Make your payment using the PayPal button at the bottom of this page.

Processing will begin when the complete application with full payment has been received. 

Florida Film School Graduate offer

I.A.T.S.E. Local 477 offers graduated students of a college-level Florida film program full membership at a reduced rate of $625. This rate includes the cost of processing fee to the International, two 2019 quarterly stamps and initiation into the Local.

Participation is limited to applicants who have graduated from a Florida film production program within the previous two years. Prospective graduates may pre-apply two months prior to completion of their studies. 

For full details, contact Local 477 president Chris Ranung at or 305/594-8585 ext 4

Readmission Rules and Procedures

How to apply for readmission to Local 477 if you have taken an Honorable Withdrawal, transfered to another local, or been expelled.

Dues Check-off Form / PDF Fillable Dues Check-Off Form

If not included in your start work or available through production, print and complete this form and submit it through production. 

Honorable Withdrawal Policy

Why to do it, who to talk to, how to request it.


  • We accept application fees and all payments for quarterly stamps, work dues and fines through one PayPal link.  
  • When paying, be sure to use the "Description" field to provide the information we need to correctly process your payment (such as the member's name and what the payment is for).

WHEN MAKING PAYMENTS ON A MEMBER'S ACCOUNT,                                                                                                                                BE ADVISED THAT ALL PAYMENTS RECEIVED WILL BE CREDITED TO THE OLDEST DEBT IN THAT ACCOUNT.

Please be advised that 2019 Stamps cost $75.00 per quarter and are due as follows:

January 1st - April 1st - July 1st - October 1st

Page Last Updated: Aug 08, 2019 (06:51:55)
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