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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Jane Still honoured for contribution to BC motion picture industry

Jane Still, long-time IATSE Local 891 Costume Department member, received IATSE Local 891's Women in Entertainment Award at an industry Celebration and Fundraiser held March 9 in Vancouver.

(POSTED 2019-03-15)

Film on gender imbalance in the Canadian film and television industry released

The short film "Reel Women Seen," now available on YouTube, takes a comedic look at how women are underrepresented in all areas of screen-based media -- as protagonists, behind the scenes in creative, writing and directorial roles, and in key technical roles. It also shows solutions for change. [Watch it here]

(POSTED 2019-03-08)

Member Notice Regarding Availability

Please read this member notice regarding availability and the related compliance with Union bylaws. This notice, which was issued by the Senior Steward in 2008, is still current and applicable.

Please view the April 10, 2008, Member Notice here. (PDF)

(POSTED 2014-03-13)

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Upcoming Events

Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

March 23, 2019

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Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

March 30, 2019

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Good Friday

April 19, 2019

Mother's Day

May 12, 2019

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