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

Generous BC film community gives big boost to Vancouver Food Bank

For yet another year, local film and television productions, supported by industry unions and guilds, including IATSE 891, competed to raise the most in cash and food donations for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. Smashing last year's total by almost $70,000, The Reel Thanksgiving Challenge has become a fun annual event that allows the industry to give back to the communities that it works in. [Press release]

(POSTED 2016-10-18)

IATSE 891 and Actsafe team up to increase industry specific safety awareness training

Applicants for membership in IATSE Local 891 are now required to complete the free Actsafe Motion Picture Safety Awareness Workshop. This initiative between IATSE 891 and Actsafe represents a significant increase in the availability of specific safety awareness education for the rapidly growing BC motion picture and television workforce. [Details]

(POSTED 2016-10-03)

IATSE invites VFX workers to meet to discuss better working conditions

Recent issues around pay and working conditions in BC and Ontario reinforce the need for VFX workers to stand together and demand a better work life. The IATSE is ready to help. [Details]

(POSTED 2016-08-25)

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Upcoming Events

Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

October 29, 2016

Capilano University

Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course 2 day

October 29, 2016

In Focus Film School
In Focus Film School

Actsafe - Firearm Safety Level 1

October 30, 2016

9:00-5:00 Introduction to Firearm Safety in the entertainment industry - Register at www.actsafe.ca

Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course - 2 days

November 03, 2016

In Focus Film School

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