Over 9,000 professional artists and technicians are members of IATSE Local 891, the largest IATSE local in Canada. Chartered in 1962, IATSE Local 891 represents motion picture workers throughout British Columbia and the Yukon.
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Member Update on Bargaining

IATSE 891 has issued a statement on our bargaining and 891 wishes to clarify some items for our members regarding the Los Angeles – IATSE Basic Agreement (also known as the Hollywood Basic) You can read the update here.

(POSTED 2021-09-13)

IATSE Local 891 Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion/Anti-Racism and Anti-Oppression Statement

At the July, 2020 General Meeting the members of the Human Rights Committee set forth several motions to begin to address systemic discrimination within the Local. One of these motions, Motion 9, called for clear communication against racism and hate. This led the Leadership of the Local to hire consulting firm MNP, and Tomee Sojourner-Campbell to meet with, and talk to, members from diverse backgrounds looking to address this imbalance. After listening to the members saying we can do better, and reviewing the MNP report, Leadership has issued the following statement acknowledging our shortcomings and the need to do better. Read our statement here.

(POSTED 2021-09-02)

THE NEED FOR ACTION: ADVANCING RECONCILIATION, EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AT IATSE 891

THE NEED FOR ACTION: ADVANCING RECONCILIATION, EQUITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION AT IATSE 891 An audit by consulting firm MNP revealed a serious need for action to better support our members who identify as women, Indigenous, Black or People of Colour (IBPOC). Please take a moment to read a summary of the MNP audit and its findings on representation and systemic barriers here. and the full report here.

(POSTED 2021-09-02)

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Upcoming Events

Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

October 24, 2021

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Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

November 07, 2021

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Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

November 21, 2021

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Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

December 05, 2021

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