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

The Reel Thanksgiving Challenge is underway!

Until October 10, twenty-two local film and television productions will compete to raise the biggest donation for the Greater Vancouver Foodbank. Anyone can donate, including fans of the competing shows. IATSE Local 891, along with four other BC entertainment union and guilds, is a proud supporter of the 2014 Reel Thanksgiving Challenge. Reel Thanksgiving Challenge

(POSTED 2014-09-29)

Following tragic accident, 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)

New motion picture industry initiative could help save lives

Actsafe has recently launched an affordable Automated External Defibrillator (AED) rental program so that short term film and television projects can have access to equipment that could save the life of someone in cardiac arrest. Actsafe

(POSTED 2014-08-28)

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Upcoming Events

Reel Thanksgiving Challenge begins!

September 29, 2014


VIFF Industry Conference

October 01, 2014

Oct. 1 - 4
IATSE Local 891 is a proud supporter of the VIFF Industry Conference

Last day of the Reel Thanksgiving Challenge!

October 10, 2014


Thanksgiving Day

October 13, 2014

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