Production Design Week

Designing Waste Out of your Sets

New York, USA
October 28
13:00 – 14:30 ET
General Society of Mechanics
20 West 44th Street, 10036 New York
United Scenic Artists Local 829 is proud to present a 2-day seminar dedicated to the art of production design. The event is free and open to USA 829 members - please RSVP to ensure your participation.

The Local USA 829 Sustainability Committee will discuss practical ways to design waste out of your sets as well as identifying areas to improve circular practices. Special guest panelist Lydia Pilcher, founding member of the Producers Guild of America Green, will discuss the current state of sustainability in the film industry. Q and A session to follow.

About the Organizer:

Local USA 829’s Sustainability Committee secures our union’s commitment to sustainability and related effective practices. The USA 829 Sustainability Committee developed the following important resources for our members, and colleagues across the globe, to work more sustainably. The committee’s goal is to share best practices in sustainable production and coordinate efforts to reduce waste and energy.

United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829, IATSE, is a labor union and professional association of Designers, Artists, Craftspeople, and Department Coordinators, organized to protect craft standards, working conditions and wages for the entertainment and decorative arts industries. The members of Local USA 829 work in film, theatre, opera, ballet, television, industrial shows, commercials and exhibitions.