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:
SAG-AFTRA Represents more than 1000 professional performers, including actors, stunt people and dancers. Mericia Palma Elmore (808) 596-0388 MericiaPalmaElmore@sagaftra.org
The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)
IATSE Mixed Local 665 represents over 1,000 union workers throughout the state in a wide variety of stage and film-related crafts. For more information, visit their website at https://iatse665.org/, call the office at (808) 596-0227, or email them at email@example.com.
Hawai‘i Teamsters and Allied Workers
Hawai‘i’s Local 996 represents Hawaii’s movie and television industry drivers.
Contact: Cody Sula, firstname.lastname@example.org
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
Hawai‘i’s Local 1260 represents various production crew members.
Contact: Randall A.C. Young, (808) 941-9445, email@example.com
Musicians Association of Hawai‘i
Local 677 is Hawai‘i’s branch of the American Federation of Musicians.
Contact: Jim Moffitt, Robert Shinoda (808) 596-2121, firstname.lastname@example.org
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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