Summer 2019 Union Commericals

Summer commercials season has just been completed. IATSE 490 supplied crew for many of these shoots in MN. So far this summer we collaborated with high profile clients like Marvin Windows, Target, Hy-Vee grocery, Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance, Mn Lottery (feat. The Mn Vikings), Google Startups and many others. Our crews work hard, they work with many of the best directors and prodcuers form all over the world to do these shoots. With our experience, we rise to the challenge of each project and give the production what they ask for and more.

Here are some of these spots.

MN-Lottery w/ Viking Jared Allen, Produced by CHELSEA productions, Directed by Jack Cole.

490 Art Director Rob Walstead gives art direction to Vikings player Jared Allen during the shoot.

490 Art Director Rob Walstead gives art direction to Vikings player Jared Allen during the shoot.

Target Baby- Produced by SIBLING RIVALRY and directed by Joe Wright.

490 Set Dressers, Scott Nordhausen and Andrew Mueller move set dec during the Target Baby shoot.

490 Set Dressers, Scott Nordhausen and Andrew Mueller move set dec during the Target Baby shoot.

490 Key Grip David Pope adjusts the camera for the Target Baby shoot.

490 Key Grip David Pope adjusts the camera for the Target Baby shoot.

Marvin Windows, Produced by FURLINED, directed by Marcus Svanberg.

490 Gaffer Tom Franchett shines a reflector for the Marvin WIndows shoot.

490 Gaffer Tom Franchett shines a reflector for the Marvin WIndows shoot.

490 Set Dresser Matt Joyer wears his safety harness to adjust a window during a take for the Marvin WIndows shoot.

490 Set Dresser Matt Joyer wears his safety harness to adjust a window during a take for the Marvin WIndows shoot.

490 Grip and Electricians, mount an 18K on a condor for Marvin Windows.

490 Grip and Electricians, mount an 18K on a condor for Marvin Windows.

490 art dept lead man Brian Simpson and his team adjust product for Marvin Windows.

490 art dept lead man Brian Simpson and his team adjust product for Marvin Windows.

Hy-Vee, produced by Cap Gun Collective and directed by Alex Fendrich, DP-Jeff Stonehouse.


Google Start ups, produced by Hound Content, directed by Jason Harper.

490 Gaffer Micheal Wynn adjusts some flourescents for the Google Start-ups shoot.

490 Gaffer Micheal Wynn adjusts some flourescents for the Google Start-ups shoot.

DGA Assistant Director TJ Beagan works near the 35 mm film camera for the Google Startups.

DGA Assistant Director TJ Beagan works near the 35 mm film camera for the Google Startups.

490 Art Director Mark Wojahn stands near set with some greens for the Google Start ups shoot.

490 Art Director Mark Wojahn stands near set with some greens for the Google Start ups shoot.

Blue Cross Blue Shield, Produced by RSA Films, Directed by Anna Sandilands & Ewan McNicol.

Local thanks these companies for their collaboration and for hiring high quality union crew, paying good wages, with health care, workers comp and unemployment insurance.