Motion Picture Studio Production Technicians
Prince Edward Island - New Brunswick - Nova Scotia


Welcome to IATSE 849

Motion Picture Studio Production Technicians, Local 849 of the I.A.T.S.E. is the Union which represents Motion Picture Technicians in Canada's Maritime Provinces - Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Our members work 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. We are proud of our high standards of professionalism and dedication. Our work, seen on screens around the world, speaks for itself.

Recent News

Choosing Nova Scotia: Spotlight on Harry’s Island

http://www.novascotiabusiness.... Harry’s Island is a German-language film set in Nova Scotia. It is being produced by Sven Woldt and Oliver Luer of Munich, Germany’s Ariane Krampe Filmproduktion GmbH and Halifax’s Vertical Productions Inc. Ann Bernier and Chris Zimmer, partners in the production co... Read more

CBC drama series Pure is filming in Nova Scotia, premieres in 2017

http://www.cbc.ca/beta/news/en... CBC has added actress Rosie Perez to the cast of its upcoming Mennonite mob drama Pure. The series is about a Mennonite pastor, played by Arrow actor Ryan Robbins, trying to clean up his community of drug traffickers by betraying a member of his community to the pol... Read more

New Television Series Based on Stephen King's "The Mist" Rolls into Nova Scotia

Halifax, NS, July 18, 2016 – “The Mist,” a multi-million dollar original television series adapted from the Stephen King novella begins principal photography today in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  American cable network Spike TV has ordered 10 hour-long episodes of the series which will premiere on Spike ... Read more