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Recruitment, training and retention -- key factors in success of BC motion picture industry
Posted: Dec 13, 2019 16:45 Updated: Dec 13, 2019 16:50

A new workforce report predicts robust industry growth and recommends continued recruitment initiatives and career pathway development for the skilled motion picture workforce. [Read the report]
IATSE 891 Supports new Global Pact on Sustainable Action
Posted: Dec 02, 2019 10:52 Updated: Dec 13, 2019 16:49

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]
REEL Thanksgiving Challenge reaches $1 million goal
Posted: Sep 27, 2019 11:13 Updated: Dec 13, 2019 16:46

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. [Read the report]
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]
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.