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

Rebrand for Actors' Fund of Canada to The AFC

The Actors' Fund of Canada has been renamed "The AFC" to better reflect that the fund is open to people working in all aspects of film, television, theatre, music, and dance, who find themselves in need. [The AFC]

(POSTED 2016-02-01)

IATSE 891 members’ work recognized with Oscar nominations

Chris Duesterdiek (Sound Mixing), Robert Pandini (Make-Up & Hairstyling), Hamish Purdy (Set Decoration), and Cameron Waldbauer (Visual Effects), are all recognized for their talented work on The Revenant. [Academy] [Global TV]

(POSTED 2016-01-15)

Local 891 members receive Technical Achievement Oscar

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recognizes Aircover greenscreen technology developed by Local 891 members, with a technical award. [Academy] [Aircover]

(POSTED 2016-01-11)

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Upcoming Events

IATSE 891 Disptach office closed - Feb 6

February 06, 2016

BC Family Day - IATSE 891 admin offices closed. Dispatch open 10 am - 10 pm

February 08, 2016

Actsafe - Motion Picture Safety Awareness

February 09, 2016

1:00-5:00 Safety course specifically for the film and television industry - Register at www.actsafe.ca

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