Hawai‘i has several local chapters of the major film labor unions, as well as an association of local production coordinators that specializes in assisting foreign productions:
Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
Represents more than 700 local actors.
Contact: Brenda Ching, (808) 596-0388, firstname.lastname@example.org
The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)
Hawai‘i’s Local 665 is a mixed local chapter with approximately 300 members representing a wide variety of stage and film-related crafts.
Contact: (808) 596-0227, BA@iatse665.org
Hawai‘i Teamsters and Allied Workers
Hawai‘i’s Local 996 represents Hawaii’s movie and television industry drivers.
Contact: Jeanne Ishikawa, (808) 847-6633, email@example.com
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
Hawai‘i’s Local 1260 represents various production crew members.
Contact: Randall A.C. Young, (808) 941-9445, firstname.lastname@example.org
Musicians Association of Hawai‘i
Local 677 is Hawai‘i’s branch of the American Federation of Musicians.
Contact: Brien Matson, (808) 596-2121, AFM677@aol.com
Hawai‘i International Film Association (HIFA)
HIFA represents local production coordinators experienced in working with foreign productions. Association members specialize in Japanese language services, film permitting, and visa and immigration processing.
Contact: (808) 589-1991, email@example.com
Visit HIFA here.
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