Henri Bollinger Associates
Publicists of the
International Cinematographers Guild
Publicists Guild of America, Local 818, merged with the International
Cinematographers Guild, Local 600, in January of 2002, under the
umbrella of the
International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE). The
union has represented film and television publicists throughout the US and
Canada since 1955. It negotiates base salaries and
benefits for its members. Those covered by the unionís contracts
include publicists who work on film and television productions produced
under an IATSE contract, as well as those who represent individual
actors, directors, writers and producers who work on such productions.
It also includes major studio photo editors, publicists who create and
produce movie trailers, electronic press kits for film and television
productions, on-air promos and other materials used to promote
productions under the Basic IATSE Agreement.
The Union's Publicists Code of Ethics
members of Local 600 for the gathering,
preparation and dissemination of information and ideas through the
communications media of a world society, each member agrees to:
A member shall not intentionally injure the professional reputation or practice of another member. However, if a member has evidence that another member has been guilty of unethical, illegal or unfair practices, including practice in violation of the Code, they should present the information to the proper authorities of the Union for action in accordance with the procedure set forth in Aits Constitution.