Adrienne Lynn, IATSE Local 706

I am Makeup.

I am the IA.®

I've always had a passion for creativity and self-expression through the art of makeup. Being part of Local 706 has immensely expanded my knowledge, helped me to grow as an artist amongst some of the most talented individuals in the industry, and brought me the gift of an instant family. I feel blessed to be a part of this union.


Adrienne Lynn, Makeup Artist
IATSE Local 706

IATSE Local 695 Boom Operator

I am Sound.

I am the IA.®

We are both extremely proud to be a part of the IATSE family. Together we have 52 years in Local 695. I am passing the torch from one generation to the next. Run with it!

Peggy Names, Microphone Boom Operator
With son Alex Names, Microphone Boom Operator
IATSE Local 695

IATSE entertainment union

I am Stagecraft.

I am the IA.®


I've worked for Local 121 for over 20 years and find you never know what you're going to be working on. But together as the professionals of the IATSE, we can accomplish anything.




Jim F. Fallon, Stagehand
IATSE Local 121

IATSE camera entertainment union

I am Camera.

I am the IA.®

I was born into a big family of United Auto Workers members – I've been union all my life. Being an IATSE member, I plan on upholding that tradition with my own family one day! I grew up around electronics, mechanics, sports, and movies, and Steadicam allows me to be the woman I've always dreamed to be!



Jess Lopez, Camera Operator / Steadicam
IATSE Local 600
Photo: Cameron Schmucker

IATSE Activism

I am an Activist.

I am the IA.®

I'm happy to be active in my union because of the great brotherhood, and for allowing me to reach new life goals.


Carlos Velazquez, Grip
IATSE Local 476

  • Makeup
  • Boom Operator
  • Stagecraft
  • Camera
  • Activist


For more than 120 years, we've been behind the scenes. Since the early days of the musical, and the dawn of the film age, we have created indelible images; entertaining the world for generations. We are the brothers and sisters of the IATSE.


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Forms & PAC

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