Property

Functions we represent:

  • Property Master
  • Key Props Off Set
  • Props Off Set
  • Key Props On Set
  • Props On Set
  • Key Prop Maker
  • Prop Maker
  • Assistant Props

Basic, classification and reclassification criteria for all functions of the department:

  1. Every candidate must submit a resume relevant to the prerequisites mentioned below
  2. Indicate only the projects for which you have a credit
  3. Your resume can include movies, TV series, commercials, music videos or any other type of productions
  4. Mandatory training and certifications:
    • WHMIS 2015
    • Standard First Aid with CPR/AED (Level C)
    • Criminal liability for occupational health and safety
    • Respect, civility and prevention of harassment in the workplace (QUEBEC)
  5. For each function aforementioned, a documented work equivalence will be analyzed and considered, and subject to approval by the membership committee. Also, skills for which the candidate submits a certification will be considered. Likewise, technical skills that can be validated by a diploma, a portfolio or any other kind of proof of qualification will be considered.

Classification and reclassification criteria for each function:

Property Master refers to a member who:
1- Has worked as a Key Props (on set experience mandatory) on at least fifteen (15) feature films/TV series, with a minimum of five (5) of which were of a budget of twenty (20) million dollars or more;
2- Has a Possession and Acquisition Firearms Licence (PAL);
3- Has been approved by a Peer Selection Committee comprised of IATSE 514 members in good standing.

Key Props Off Set refers to a member who:
1- Has worked as a Props on at least fifteen (15) feature films/TV series;
2- Has a Possession and Acquisition Firearms Licence (PAL);
3- Submits three (3) letters of recommendation signed by a Property Master and/or a Visual Designer and/or a Supervising Art Director.

Props Off Set refers to a member who:
1- Has worked for at least five hundred (500) days on different productions, including two hundred and fifty (250) days in the Property Department, whatever the functions;
2- Has a high school diploma;
3- Submits three (3) letters of recommendation signed by a Property Master and/or a Key Props who are IATSE 514 members in good standing;
4- Has a valid driver’s licence.

Key Props On Set refers to a member who:
1- Has worked as a Props On Set on at least fifteen (15) feature films/TV series, with a maximum of 45% shot in video.
2- Has a Possession and Acquisition Firearms Licence (PAL);
3- Submits three (3) letters of recommendation signed by a Property Master and/or a Visual Designer and/or a Supervising Art Director.
4- Has a valid driver’s licence.
5- Has completed the Respiratory Protection training session.

Props On Set refers to a member who:
1- Has worked for at least five hundred (500) days on different productions, including two hundred and fifty (250) days in the Property Department, whatever the functions;
2- Has a high school diploma;
3- Submits three (3) letters of recommendation signed by a Property Master and/or a Key Props who are IATSE 514 members in good standing;
4- Has a valid driver’s licence.
5- Has completed the Respiratory Protection training session.

Key Prop Maker refers to a member who:
1- Has worked as Prop Maker on at least ten (10) feature films/TV series, including four (4) with a budget of $20 million;
2- Has an excellent knowledge of fix tools and manuals of a fabrication and moulding shop;
3- Can read and interpret plans and drawings submitted by the Art and Property departments;
4- Submits three (3) letters of recommendation signed by a Property Master and/or a Visual Designer and/or a Supervising Art Director.
5- Has a Possession and Acquisition Firearms Licence (PAL);
6- Has been approved by a Peer Selection Committee comprised of IATSE 514 members in good standing.
7- Has completed the Respiratory Protection training session.

Prop Maker refers to a member who:
1- Has worked on at least six (6) feature films/TV series for the Property Department, whatever the functions;
2- Has an excellent knowledge of fix tools and manuals of a fabrication and moulding shop;
3- Has a high school diploma and a Fine Art, carpentry or welder trades diploma;
4- Submits at least three (3) letters of recommendation signed by a Property Master and/or a Head of Workshop and a Visual Designer, members in good standing of IATSE 514.
5- Has completed the Respiratory Protection training session.

Assistant Props refers to a member who:
1- Has worked under contract on at least four (4) feature films/TV series in the Property, Decoration, Sculpting and Moulding, Painting or Construction departments;
2- Has accumulated at least 100 days of relevant experience;
3- Has a high school diploma;
4- Submits two (2) letters of recommendation signed by a Head of Department (member in good standing of IATSE 514) from the Property, Decoration, Sculpting and Moulding, Painting or Construction departments;
5- Has a valid driver’s licence;
6- Has completed the Respiratory Protection training session.

Adopted on February 25, 2010, in a department meeting
Adopted on November 25, 2010, by the Executive Board
Modified on February 13, 2020

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