Who We Represent / Services We Provide

IATSE 209 represents the crews of the entertainment industry throughout Ohio and Northern Kentucky.

I.A.T.S.E. Local 209 represents the Studio Mechanics throughout the State of Ohio. Our members work in all the departments of the Film and Television Industry on a multitude of productions. Be it a multi-million dollar feature such as ‘Unstoppable’, “The Soloist” or ‘Fast and the Furious 8: The Fate of the Furious’, to commercials for Ford, Nike or Verizon, Local 209 members are there, in the field working to create some of the best entertainment on our screens.

  • Construction
  • Grip
  • Electric
  • Location Scouts
  • Location Manager
  • Production Coordinators
  • Hair Stylists
  • Make up Artists
  • Props
  • Video Assist
  • Riggers
  • Greens
  • Production Accountant
  • Sound
  • Wardrobe
  • First Aid/Medic
  • Painters
  • Scenic Artists
  • Special Effects
  • Studio Teachers
  • Set Decorators
  • Set Dressers
  • Swing Gang
  • Craft Service
  • Divers
  • On set cars/boats
  • Marine Coordinators

Whatever your needs are, Local 209 has the answer. Whether its safety divers, Location Scouts, Scenic Artists or Grips and Electrics we can help you take care of everything from start to finish. Our members have an impeccable track record and hundreds of satisfied clients. Our members have built successful relationships with Producers and Production Companies throughout the US, enabling us to provide your production with the best service possible.

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The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, Moving Picture Technicians, Artists and Allied Crafts of the United States, its Territories, and Canada, AFL-CIO, working for you in Ohio and Northern Kentucky.