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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IATSE 891 Sponsors 2020 Sustainable Production Forum

IATSE 891 will be a panel sponsor at this year’s Sustainable Production Forum. Earlier this year, SPF announced the postponement of its 2020 event due to the pandemic. However, the team at SPF will be partnering with Sim to offer a series of virtual panels this October! Look forward to three panels featuring global experts in sustainability and motion picture and engage in exciting conversations about moving the industry forward to a more sustainable future. The SPF will welcome producers from Emmy Award winning shows such as Succession and the Handmaid's Tale, representatives from new and prominent organizations such as Cut It, UK and Wrap Zero from South Africa. [Learn more]

(POSTED 2020-09-30)

BC COVID-19 Pandemic Production Guide released

The BC Motion Picture Industry Covid-19 Best Practices Coalition has produced a COVID-19 Pandemic Production Guide. This living document was produced by industry stakeholders and subject matter experts from all motion picture crafts. It is intended to support the assessment and management of COVID-19 risk in all types of production, and to assist employers in developing their own COVID-19 safety plans. [Read it here]

(POSTED 2020-08-12)

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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