• Southwestern Pennsylvania is fortunate to have a talented, experienced, and diverse crew base.
  • Most major productions draw most of the crew from local personnel, including most keys and department heads.
  • View the Pennsylvania Film Office’s online crew list here.


  • IATSE Local 489 is the union that represents many local crew.  They operate within a 50-mile radius of the City of Pittsburgh.  If you wish to learn more or have questions, visit the IATSE 489 website.
  • Teamsters Local 249 is the union that represents vehicle drivers, locations personnel, and others.  If you wish to learn more or have questions, visit the Teamsters 249 website.


  • Pittsburgh has a number of equipment dealers to serve your needs.  This extends from grip & lighting companies to nationally known transportation companies.

If you would like to request a local crew or vendor list, please email [email protected] or call 412-261-2744.