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Damn Good Editors website to showcase BC talent
Posted: Sep 18, 2019 11:04 Updated: Dec 02, 2019 10:57

BC’s film editors have emerged from their editing suites to take the spotlight as the Damn Good Editors that they are. You can meet them – they’re a pretty interesting bunch -- see all the cool projects they’ve worked on, and check out why it makes total creative sense to work with them at [Damn Good Editors]
IATSE 891 Supports new Global Pact on Sustainable Action
Posted: Dec 02, 2019 10:52

The professional artists and technicians of IATSE 891 are immensely proud to have been an early endorser of the Creative Industry Pact for Sustainable Action (the Pact). PACT is an agreement to inspire all in the creative industries, across the globe, to work together for a more sustainable future. The world economy must pivot away from fossil fuels and resource depletion to mitigate the risks posed by climate change, and create a cleaner and more equitable home on Earth. The creative industries can lead the way through collaboration on common goals. [Details]
BC Hydro work to affect IATSE 891 office operations Tues. Oct. 29
Posted: Oct 28, 2019 15:17 Updated: Oct 28, 2019 15:26

Due to a major BC Hydro upgrade project, all power to the union office will be cut-off during regular working hours on Tuesday October 29. Please click [here] for information on how to access IATSE Local 891 services during this temporary disruption.
Film on gender imbalance in the Canadian film and television industry released
Posted: Mar 08, 2019 11:35 Updated: Oct 28, 2019 15:22

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]
REEL Thanksgiving Challenge reaches $1 million goal
Posted: Sep 27, 2019 11:13 Updated: Oct 23, 2019 13:37

IATSE Local 891 members proudly participated in the 7th Reel Thanksgiving Challenge this fall. The Challenge has teams from BC productions competing to raise the most funds and food for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. This year $284,642 was raised, bringing the seven year total to over $1 million. Every dollar raised buys $3 worth of food. [Reel Thanksgiving Challenge]