We Are Art Directors, Graphic Artists, Illustrators, Matte Artists, Model Makers, Production Designers, Scenic Artists, set Designers, and Title Artists.
About the Guild
Represented by Iatse
The IATSE has maintained and enhanced its position in the vanguard of the entertainment industry through effective rank and file empowerment, political engagement, and our dedication to grass roots organizing.
Local 800 History
The motion picture industry employed rudimentary sets since the beginning of film, but the term Art Director was first used in 1914 by Wilfred Buckland, an early pioneer of the craft and a member of the Hall of Fame.