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

Professional artists and technicians of IATSE Local 891 support women in the Downtown Eastside.

The IATSE Local 891 Women's Committee has launched Give What You Have, a winter clothing drive to support women in need on the Downtown Eastside. Anyone can donate. [Learn how]

(POSTED 2016-11-15)

Cynthia Summers, award-winning 891 member, profiled in Vancouver Sun

Summers puts the spotlight on the intense, fast-paced and creative work involved in dressing the cast of UnReal. [Story]

(POSTED 2016-07-05)

IATSE 891 members add to Daytime Emmy count with R.L. Stine’s Monsterville

Brian Kane, Debi Lelievre, Todd Masters, and all the Local 891 members that worked with them on "R.L. Stine’s Monsterville Cabinet of Souls", had their outstanding creativity recognized at the Daytime Emmy Awards in Hollywood on May 1. Kane won an Emmy for Best Art Direction, and Lelievre and Masters for Best Make-Up. Congratulations to all winners and their teams. News Release PDF

(POSTED 2016-05-02)

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Upcoming Events

Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

December 03, 2016

Capilano University

Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

December 03, 2016

In Focus Film School

Actsafe - Forklift

December 10, 2016

Counterbalanced Forklift Experienced & Inexperienced register at www.actsafe.ca

Actsafe - Aerial Platform

December 17, 2016

Experienced & Inexperienced Register at www.actsafe.ca Fall Protection Course is also required to operate an Aerial Platform in the motion picture industry

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