IATSE Local 891 was chartered in 1962. With a membership in excess of 5,000, IATSE Local 891 is the largest IATSE local in Canada representing technical, artistic, and allied crafts in British Columbia and the Yukon.
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Recent News

The Reel Thanksgiving Challenge is back!

Between Sept. 29 and Oct. 10, current BC film and television productions will compete in a spirit of friendly competition to raise the most money for the Greater Vancouver Foodbank. The goal is to raise $25,000. The Challenge is supported by DGC-BC, IATSE Local 891 and IATSE Local 669, Teamsters 155, and UBCP.

(POSTED 2014-09-19)

Following tragic accident, Teamsters 155 establish trust fund for the family of Amrik Gill.

Amrik Gill, a member of the BC film community, died in a tragic workplace accident on Monday, September 15. In response to requests by the film community Teamsters 155 have established a trust fund on behalf of Mr. Gill’s family. Donations to the trust can be made to In Trust of Amrik Gill, G&F Financial, 2949 Main St, Vancouver B.C., V5T 3G4.

(POSTED 2014-09-19)

New motion picture industry initiative could help save lives

Actsafe has recently launched an affordable Automated External Defibrillator (AED) rental program so that short term film and television projects can have access to equipment that could save the life of someone in cardiac arrest. Actsafe

(POSTED 2014-08-28)

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Upcoming Events

Vancouver International Film Festival

September 25, 2014

Sept. 25 - Oct. 10

VIFF Industry Conference

October 01, 2014

Oct. 1 - 4
IATSE Local 891 is a proud supporter of the VIFF Industry Conference

Thanksgiving Day

October 13, 2014

The Motion Picture & New Media Career Expo

October 22, 2014

Wed. Oct. 22.
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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