(Los Angeles, California--July 10, 2014) Scott Roth, Executive Director of the Art Directors Guild (ADG/Local 800, IATSE), has been granted a three-year extension to his contract by the Guild's Board of Directors, effective January 1, 2015, it was announced by the ADG President, Mimi Gramatky.
Roth will have served the ADG for 20 years by 2017. He joined ADG as its Executive Director in 1997. He also 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.
Roth previously was Associate General Counsel of the Directors Guild of America from 1983 to 1988. He also handled business affairs for various film production companies and maintained his own law firm. He is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles Law School. His wife, Grace Reiner, is Vice President of Business Affairs at the Disney Channel.
About the Art Directors Guild:
The Art Directors Guild (IATSE Local 800) represents more than 2,000 members who work throughout the United States, Canada and the rest of the world in film, television and theater as Production Designers, Art Directors, Assistant Art Directors; Scenic, Title and Graphic Artists; Illustrators and Matte Artists; Set Designers and Model Makers; and Previs Artists.
Established in 1937, the ADG's ongoing activities include a Film Society, an annual Awards Banquet, a creative/technology community (5D: The Future of Immersive Design), a bimonthly craft magazine (Perspective
) and extensive technology-training programs, figure drawing and other creative workshops and year-round Gallery 800
art exhibitions. The Guild's Online Directory/Website Resource is at http://www.adg.org
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