Unions & Guilds
Represents professional technicians working “below-the-line” on TV and movie productions in the state of New Mexico. Since 1988, Local 480 has covered experienced film workers in ninety-nine crafts within twenty departments. It is our goal to provide our members with the benefits of safe working conditions, health coverage, and retirement.
The Teamsters are widely considered the most powerful Union in the world. The International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT), Formed in 1903 now represents a diverse membership of blue-collar and professional workers in both the public and private sectors. Our union has approximately 1.4 million members nationwide and over 2500 members are served by Local 492 over the entire state of New Mexico.
The International Cinematographers Guild represents the most talented camera professionals and publicists in the world. The technicians and artisans in our union are the creators of the visual images on the big screen, the television screen and our computer screen.
Through the collective voice of more than 19,000 members that the DGA represents, the Guild seeks to protect directorial teams’ legal and artistic rights, contend for their creative freedom, and strengthen their ability to develop meaningful and credible careers.