Scott Roth, longtime executive director of IATSE Art Directors Guild Local 800, has signed to helm the union for another three years, Local 800 President Mimi Gramatky said today. Prior to being named the guild’s exec director in 1997, Roth had been the associate general counsel of the DGA from 1983-88 and had handled business affairs for various film companies. He currently serves on the board of directors of the Motion Picture Industry Pension and Health Plans and on the Western Region council of the Actors Fund. Founded in 1937, the Art Directors Guild represents more than 2,000 film, TV and theater production designers; art directors; assistant art directors; scenic, title and graphic artists; illustrators and matte artists; set designers; and model makers.
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