Mikel Elliott is co-founder and chief executive of Quixote Studios, the entertainment industry’s premier studio and equipment rental company, presiding over a fleet of Hollywood’s most elegant talent trailers and motor homes as well as more than 1 million square feet of movie, TV and music soundstages, production offices and parking lots.
Teamsters Local 399 and Quixote Studios have ended their high-profile labor dispute.
The dispute comes at an awkward time for a coalition of entertainment companies and unions that banded together to support a bill that that would expand California’s film tax credit program. The bill, AB 1839, aims to reduce the number of film jobs leaving the state by giving producers more financial incentives to shoot closer to Hollywood.
Los Angeles-based Quixote Studios has acquired Movie Movers, one of the nation’s leading suppliers of production and talent trailers to the entertainment industry.