IATSE Local 891 consists of just over 7,000 professional artists and technicians who work in film and television production in BC. We support all genres of production at all budget levels and have made some of the biggest feature films and some of the longest running and most successful television series ever screened.
Our award winning members are internationally renowned for their expertise and skill and, among others, have won or been nominated for Academy Awards, BAFTAs, Emmy Awards, Canadian Screen Awards, and Leo Awards.
From our earliest days, we have actively participated in the development and growth of the film and television production industry in BC and marketed our province as a premier filming destination. Our approach is to supply world class talent and act reasonably to ensure a stable labour relations climate within our industry.
IATSE 891 provides its members with an extended health and dental plan, an RRSP plan, an employee and family assistance plan, and access to other benefits. We also provide our members with ongoing training with a strong emphasis on safety.
Our Local is part of IATSE International, an alliance of all IATSE locals in North America. We are a member of the BC Council of Film Unions, the Motion Picture Production Industry Association of BC, the BC Federation of Labour and the Canadian Labour Congress.
If you do not have your user ID, please contact Dispatch at 604-664-8916 or Reception at 604-664-8910 and they will provide it. Please note that in order to obtain your UserID over the phone you must provide the following information:
Additionally, if your UserID is re-issued over the phone, it is Union policy to reset your password at the same time.
If you have forgotten your password, please call Dispatch at 604-664-8916. Upon providing your Social Insurance Number for verification, your password will be reset.