Op-Ed: Shooting on the ‘Rust’ set: The view from inside the industry

Illustration of eight people, posed together as a group.
(Ivan Ehlers / For The Times)
Illustration of a woman with red hair peering over a notebook
Illustrated portrait of a man with blond hair wearing a blue T-shirt.
Illustrated portrait of a woman wearing glasses and an orange scarf around her neck.

Illustrated portrait of a young man with brown hair wearing a blue work shirt.
Illustration of a woman with big curly hair wearing a blue sweater.
Illustrated portrait of a man with graying hair wearing a suit and tie.

(Ivan Ehlers / For The Times)

In a graphic op-ed — and in their own words — IATSE members share reasons they voted to strike. They include overwork, pay inequity and danger on set.

Oct. 8, 2021

Ivan Ehlers is a cartoonist and writer in San Pedro. His work has appeared in the New Yorker and MAD magazine, among other publications. @ivan_ehlers