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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REEL Thanksgiving Challenge reaches $1 million goal

IATSE Local 891 members proudly participated in the 7th Reel Thanksgiving Challenge this fall. The Challenge has teams from BC productions competing to raise the most funds and food for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. This year $284,642 was raised, bringing the seven year total to over $1 million. Every dollar raised buys $3 worth of food. [Reel Thanksgiving Challenge]

(POSTED 2019-09-27)

Support the motion picture industry - ask candidates questions

Canada has partnered with the DGC and ACTRA National to make sure that candidates in the fall federal election support the motion picture industry. The #JustAsk2019 campaign asks IATSE members to attend one election event and ask one question regarding support for our industry. Are you up for it? [Sign up here]

(POSTED 2019-08-21)

Inspection Required for MSA Personal Fall Limiters

MSA has issued an inspection notice regarding specific MSA Latchways 10’ (3m) Web PFLs. Some models of these personal fall limiters, when subjected to rough handling, have failed to perform reliably. The document includes part numbers and manufacturing dates, inspection instructions, and replacement procedures. Read the document here

(POSTED 2019-06-06)

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Upcoming Events

Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

November 23, 2019

In Focus Film School
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Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

November 24, 2019

Langara College
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Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

November 30, 2019

In Focus Film School
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Christmas Movie Event for IATSE 891 Members

December 07, 2019

Cineplex Cinemas Coquitlam. Tickets $1. Details

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