• International Brotherhood of Teamsters
    The Teamsters are America’s largest, most diverse union. In 1903, the Teamsters started as a merger of the two leading team driver associations. These drivers were the backbone of America’s robust economic growth, but they needed to organize to wrest their fair share from greedy corporations. Today, the Union’s task is exactly the same.
    Visit the national site to learn more.

  • Joint Council 42
    Teamsters Joint Council 42 is the parent body to 23 Teamster Local Unions located and representing members in Southern California, Southern Nevada, Guam, Saipan, and Hawaii. Some 200,000 working Teamsters and retirees are affiliated with the JC 42 family.
  • Writers Guild of America



  • Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers
  • Association of Film Commissioners International
    The Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) is the official professional organization for film commissioners who assist film, television and video production throughout the world. It is a non-profit educational association whose members serve as city, county, state, regional, provincial or national film commissioners for their respective governmental jurisdictions.
  • California Film Commission
    The CFC offers free on-line permitting for all state property including state parks and beaches, highways, roads, and government buildings. Please explore our newly enhanced website. We look forward to working with you on your next production in California!
  • California Film Commission Cinema Scout
    Search for a diverse range of California film locations.
  • Contract Services Administration Trust Fund
    A non-profit organization, Contract Services Administration Trust Fund (“CSATF”) administers a variety of programs for the benefit of the motion picture and television industry.
  • Film Works LA
    Film Works L.A. is a stakeholder-driven education and outreach campaign centered around filming in Los Angeles. It’s also an effort to combat the problem of runaway production, which is when film and television productions leave California to shoot in other states and/or nations.
  • Film LA Inc
    The home page of FilmL.A., Inc. We are a private, nonprofit corporation working to make it easier to film in Los Angeles. Since 1995, we’ve expanded our portfolio of services to better serve the entertainment industry, communities where filming happens, and the jurisdictions we serve under contract.
  • Location Managers Guild International
  • Motion Picture & Television Fund
    You might think of the Motion Picture & Television Fund as the “retirement home,” but it has become the industry’s foremost resource for help and care, continuing to increase in size, scope and capabilities in order to meet the needs of an entire industry.
  • Motion Picture Industry Health and Welfare Fund
    Our mission is to improve the quality of the lives of skilled professionals in the motion picture industry.
    Our goal is to enable you to enjoy optimal health, and financial security during your retirement years.
    We are committed to providing high quality, cost effective benefits, and timely, accurate, reliable and courteous service.
    We are guided in all that we do by our core Values: Honesty and Integrity; Dedication to Excellence; Respect for the Individual; Open Communication; Teamwork and Personal Responsibility; and Enthusiasm/Optimism.
  • OPTUM Health & Mental Wellness: 

    Your well-being is what matters most. If this is an emergency or you think you may harm yourself, please call 911. The first step to suicide prevention is awareness. Learn the warning signs, how to talk with someone who may be at risk, where to get help, and how to cope if you’re a suicide survivor. The Suicide Prevention Hotline is 1-800-273-TALK. There is hope. Powerful health resources, personalized support services. Live and Work Well is here to help you and those you care about find the balance, support and care you need to live the healthiest life possible.

    • Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255


Government Links


Other Useful Links

  • Actors fund (support/aid)
    This fund is for those in the entertainment industry going through financial hardships
  • AFLAC: Provide a safety net for your family. Check out the special offer to our Local 399 Members.