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Motion Picture Studio Production Technicians, Local 849 of the I.A.T.S.E. is the Union which represents Atlantic Canadian Motion Picture Technicians in the following departments: Animal Wranglers, Costumes, Craft Service, Diving, Greens, Grip, Hair, Lighting, Make-up, Marine, Props, Scenic Paint, Script Supervision, Set Construction, Set Decoration, Sound, Special Effects, Transportation.

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.


Health & Safety Guidelines for Nova Scotia Screen Based Production Industry - 2014

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Some occupational health and safety laws have recently changed in Nova Scotia. Due to these changes, the Health and Safety Guidelines for the Nova Scotia Screen Based Production Industry are in the process of being updated. We anticipate that an updated version of the document will be ready in Fall 2013. In the mean-time, some of the references to laws in this guideline may be out of date. Where accuracy is critical, please consult official sources.

Click here to review a summary of these changes. Please note that this information is provided for your convenience only and cannot be relied on in place of the regulations; it is not exhaustive, not all changes are identified here.

Click here for the most current version of the Health and Safety Guidelines for the Nova Scotia Screen Based Production Industry (updated as of April 2013). We remind producers that this is a living document and that it is available online for your reference.

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