Over 8,000 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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Report on calibration factors for haze and fog in the film industry now available

As a result of significant concerns raised by workers in the film industry, IATSE 891 funded an independent report on how to determine worker exposure to fog and haze atmospheric effects using a direct reading instrument. This report is a significant step forward in improving health and safety for workers exposed to atmospheric effects on set. [Read report]

(POSTED 2018-05-01)

Film unions and guilds call time on mental health

In a unique partnership, Teamsters 155, DGC BC, UBCP/ACTRA, IATSE 891 and ICG 669 have come together to tackle an issue of huge concern to their members: mental health and addiction in our industry. With a dedicated PSA video and website, Call Time on Mental Health provides details of where members of all the film unions can get help. Watch PSA Visit Website https://www.calltimementalhealth.com/we-can-help [Video] [Website]

(POSTED 2018-04-26)

IATSE launches safety app

The IATSE Safety Info App is an information reference and hazard reporting tool for IATSE members. The application provides important safety information, such as studio safety hotline telephone numbers, industry-specific safety bulletins and articles, and a form for reporting hazards encountered on the worksite. Download IATSE Safety Info (available for iPhone and Android) at the App Store.

(POSTED 2018-04-13)

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Upcoming Events

Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

May 26, 2018

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Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

May 26, 2018

In Focus Film School
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Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

June 16, 2018

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Father's Day

June 17, 2018

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