On September 18th, Governor Brown signed AB1839
enhancing the California Film and Television Incentive
and increasing funding to $330,000,000 per year for five years.
AB 1839 Victory Rally Schduled !

This  a huge victory for film jobs in SF.

check this link for the web page where you can RSVP


James Segura has sent in a usefule settings guide
for Sharpies in the Electrics Department
Check the Knowledge Database
Electrics page


Attention Members!

Our busy times will continue through
the end of this month, thanks for your
hard work and stay on the list.

Get ready to Vote!

AFL-CIO’s and the California Labor Federation candidate recommendations



Mary Magdalene Set Crew SF Opera 2013

Ken Sly sent in this photo of the Mary Magdalene Set

SF Opera 2013 Shop crew.


save the met

Save the Met!

Paul Puppo sent in a photo of the San Francisco Opera crew supporting the Metropolitan Opera crew.

Please consider signing this petition


New Employment Check Off Forms and New Hire Documents have been posted to the website
to be used on every job as of 5/6/2014
Check this link to the forms page.


Brothers and Sisters!
We are reaching out to ask for your assistance for the next round of support needed for AB1839


Nicholas Gerry has posted some links to great electrical training videos on youtube.
you can find the link on the electrical tab on the knowledge database.


Local 16 is helping to lead the campaign to maintain
the California Film & Television Tax Credit Program.

Please take a look at the Back to California web site and sign up
to volunteer for at least one of the many opportunities to assist in the effort.


Peter Thomas of DTC has posted some new training videos!

You can view them at this link.


Great site to learn your knots!
check it out at this link.

Payroll Notice:
If you will be working for Talent Fund Payroll Services you need to fill out special forms for their payroll system. These forms can be found at this link.

This is for anyone who works for the Talent Fund from here on out, but if you have worked and received a check this year they are OK until 2014, thanks!

PLASA Technical Standards Now Available to Everyone for FREE

check this link for more info


A quick heads-up.
The San Francisco Public Library is offering six week internet courses free with your library card. (also free)
They are carried by the http://www.ed2go.com/l-sfpl/ site.
Courses include:
Power point 2010 & 2007,
Excel, and Access (under applications)
Comp TIA A+ prep series. (under Technology)


Chris Legrand has submitted a basic electrical and lighting info sheet as submitted it to the knowledge database.

You can find it on the electrics tab.


InfoComm International® is pleased to continue the growth in recognition, acceptance, and availability of the
audiovisual (AV) professional Certified Technology Specialist™ (CTS®) certification program that is recognized
worldwide as the leading AV specialist credential.We will be looking to schedule a CTS training and Exam later this year to be sponsored by the IA Training Trust. We have posted links to the CTS Certification Handbook as well as a Master List of Formulas and Symbology Descriptions

Help support Creative America and their efforts to stop Content Theft! Check out their info at this link.


Web Application for Local 16 Referral Workers
Local 16 has a web application that will allow all of those “Active” workers who have “Out of Work Privileges” in the local 16 database to update their availability and biographical information as well as to see the details of their past year’s employment and the details of any job on which they are currently booked.

To see the web application go to https://members.local16.org. For more detailed information check this link to info page.


New information has been posted concerning the Availability List or Out of Work List
check this link for policy announcement.


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