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"Talented. Very Friendly. Hard Working. Knowledgable. Craftspeople."

Welcome to Pittsburgh's IATSE Studio Mechanics, Local #489

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Motion Picture Studio Production Technicians, Local 489 of the I.A.T.S.E. is the Union which represents Motion Picture Technicians in the following departments: Animal Wranglers, Costumes, Craft Service, Diving, Greens, Grip, Lighting, Marine, Props, Scenic Paint, Script Supervision, Set Construction, Set Decoration, Sound, Special Effects.

We are committed to the promotion and sustained growth of the region's motion picture production industry. We are proud to present a large membership devoted to the development and implementation of professional training programs from entry level, through intermediate and advanced level training.