April 15, 2024 4:58 am

Marvel VFX Artists Confirm That They Will Vote to Unionize Later This Month
Marvel VFX Artists Confirm That They Will Vote to Unionize Later This Month

Marvel VFX Artists Confirm That They Will Vote to Unionize Later This Month

According to a new report from Variety, Visual effects (VFX) crews at Marvel Studios will go ahead with a vote to unionize, with the vote set to take place on August 21st. The ballots are due on September 11th, and those votes will be counted on September 12th. A press release sent out on August 7th stated that “A supermajority of Marvel’s more than 50-worker crew had signed authorization cards indicating they wished to be represented by the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE).”

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​ VFX coordinator, Bella Huffman said, “Visual effects must become a sustainable and safe department for everyone.” Read More