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MPIPHP App

MPIPHP App

MPIPHP has recently launched a free app for participants.  It is available for Androids at Google Play or iPhone through iTunes.  Created for the Motion Picture Industry Pension & Health Plans, the MPI App is designed to provide a quick guide so that participants of the Plans can: Learn about ...
Script Coordinators and Writers' Assistants Victory

Script Coordinators and Writers' Assistants Victory

On Tuesday, December 12, Local 871 and the IATSE were certified as the bargaining representative for Script Coordinators and Writers' Assistants. This victory follows a year of outreach and organizing among those working in these job classifications. This victory means that people working in these classifications will have access ...
SoCal Wildfire Relief Efforts

SoCal Wildfire Relief Efforts

Southern California has endured some brutal wildfires in the last few weeks, and many people are struggling. Below we have assembled some of the relief and assistance efforts by IATSE and some of our industry friends.    From The IATSE International: IATSE members needing Financial assistance through the  Walsh/DiTolla/Spivak Foundation should submit ...
MPTF Wildfire Assistance

MPTF Wildfire Assistance

This message is from our friends at MPTF: "To members of the film and television community in Southern California affected by the wildfires this week, MPTF is here to help.  Please call us at (323) 634-3888 if you need assistance in this time of need."   Stay safe, everyone. 
Smoke Advisory

Smoke Advisory

There are a number of fires burning in Southern California and there are some steps you may wish to take to remain safe.  The air quality index from the South Coast Air Quality Management District (SCAQMD) has noted that members of sensitive groups may experience health effects. SCAQMD has ...