Over 8,500 professional artists and technicians are members of IATSE Local 891, the largest IATSE local in Canada. Chartered in 1962, IATSE Local 891 represents motion picture workers throughout British Columbia and the Yukon.
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Melissa Beaupre, IATSE 891 Grip, featured in New York Times article

Melissa Beaupre an eight-year member of IATSE Local 891, takes centre stage as one of the North American female grips featured in a recent New York Times Article. IATSE Local 891 is proud to have 57 female Grip members and 43 more coming up the ranks. [Read the article here] [Details]

(POSTED 2019-04-12)

Talented IATSE 891 members to give VIFF Creator Talks

At an upcoming VIFF Creator Talk, Jonathan Lancaster and Lisa Lancaster (Set Decorators) share how they decorated the acclaimed series "The Man in the High Castle". Tony Devenyi, an Art Dept member will moderate. Lisa Soper (Art) and Werner Pretorius (Make-Up & VFX) will also share how they created the neo-gothic horror scenes for "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina". Friday, May 3, Vancity Theatre. [Details]

(POSTED 2019-04-12)

Help improve the BC Labour Laws

The BC government plans to revise BC's labour and employment laws. The laws need to change because workers are too vulnerable; workers must be safe and respected at work, and working conditions must be fair. Workers are asked to support the BC Federation of Labour campaign to support important changes. [Details]

(POSTED 2019-04-12)

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Upcoming Events

Good Friday

April 19, 2019

IATSE 891 admin and dispatch offices closed.

Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

April 20, 2019

In Focus Film School
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Easter Monday

April 22, 2019

IATSE 891 dispatch and admin offices open

Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

April 27, 2019

In Focus Film School
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