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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891 SCHOLARSHIPS FOR POST SECONDARY EDUCATION

Are you or a family member pursuing post secondary education this year? IATSE 891 offers scholarships to members and their dependents. Applications for the 2023-2024 scholastic year are now open. The Gavin B. Craig scholarship is open to high school seniors and the deadline to apply is March 15th at 3:00 pm. The deadline to apply for our other scholarships is May 15th at 3:00 pm. Learn more and find application forms here.

(POSTED 2023-02-06)

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT: ODESSA BENNETT

“I love collaborative filmmaking. I feel like stories have a unique ability to come into people’s comfort zone and to show them what it is to be another person.” Get to know 891 Costume Designer Odessa Bennett by reading our latest Member Spotlight! Odessa specializes in period costuming, sci-fi world-building, and 2SLGBTQIA+ representation. Their work was recently nominated for a 2023 CAFTCAD Award.

(POSTED 2023-02-06)

ATTEND A COMMITTEE MEETING TO STRENGTHEN YOUR UNION

Want to meet people passionate about building a motion picture community where workers thrive? Attend an upcoming committee meeting! Here's what's coming up:

  • Women's Committee meets virtually on Feb. 12 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm. RSVP at Women891@iatse.com.
  • Pride Committee meets virtually on Feb. 19 at 1:00 pm. RSVP at Pride891@iatse.com.
  • Young Workers Committee meets on Feb. 19 at 3:30 pm. RSVP at YWC891@iatse.com
See a list of upcoming Department meetings here.

(POSTED 2023-02-06)

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Upcoming Events

Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

March 07, 2023

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Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

April 01, 2023

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Motion Picture Industry Orientation Course

April 22, 2023

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