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

That's a wrap! Reel Thanksgiving Challenge

Over the last two weeks, BC film and television productions demonstrated their generosity and community spirit by competing to raise the biggest donation for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. The result? A total of $63,652.40 in cash and food donations that will help families in need. Arrow’s outstanding first place total was $17,797.25, and Backstrom raised an impressive $10,679.75. IATSE Local 891 is a proud supporter of the Reel Thanksgiving Challenge

(POSTED 2014-10-16)

IATSE Local 891 attends Career Expo 2014

Once again, this year’s Career Expo offers attendees the opportunity to meet the people, organizations and companies behind the Motion Picture and New Media Industry in BC. Designed for new entrants and established industry professionals seeking a career change, the one-day event provides information on career options, training, industry services and facilities, and new technologies. October 22, Roundhouse, Vancouver. Career Expo

(POSTED 2014-10-01)

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)

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Upcoming Events

The Motion Picture & New Media Career Expo

October 22, 2014

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

Actsafe - Aerial Platform Course

October 25, 2014

8:00-4:00 Register

Vancouver Asian Film Festival

November 06, 2014

Nov. 6 - 9
IATSE Local 891 is a proud supporter of the Vancouver Asian Film Festival

Remembrance Day

November 11, 2014

Ceremony at Confederation Park Burnaby. Marchers to gather at Safeway, 4440 Hastings St. at 10:30 a.m.

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