Spotlight: PHBP Expands into Digital and Post-Production!

July 18, 2017

PHBP has been providing a high quality, Large Group Plan to its Contributing Employers and live action, non-union freelance employees in covered categories since 2008 (and for staff employees since 2013). Effective January 1, 2017, PHBP expanded into digital and post-production, including twelve categories in its list of covered job categories. This list includes positions and roles that would be common for these companies, such as editor, animator, compositor, stitcher, VFX supervisor, and more.

For Contributing Employers not signed to the Commercial Production Agreement (IATSE), the full list of covered job categories is (please note that positions below may be modified for prefixes and/or suffixes, such as, for example, “assistant” or “virtual reality”):

  • Producer
  • Production Manager
  • Production Supervisor
  • Production Coordinator
  • Bidder
  • Production Assistant
  • Animator (2D or 3D)
  • CG Supervisor Colorist
  • Compositor
  • Designer
  • Editor
  • Effects Artist
  • Finisher
  • Flame Artist
  • Render Wrangler
  • Stitcher
  • Technical Director

Please note that for any employer signed to IATSE, the following covered categories would remain the same (please note that positions below may be modified for prefixes and/or suffixes, such as, for example, “assistant”):

  • Producer
  • Production Manager
  • Production Supervisor
  • Production Coordinator
  • Bidder
  • Production Assistant