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UBCP/ACTRA MEMBER DUES DEADLINE: April 1, 2017 - The 2017 – 18 UBCP/ACTRA Full Member, Apprentice and Background Member Dues invoices have been mailed via Canada Post along with your tax receipt for your 2016 dues if applicable. Please pay your dues before the deadline of April 1, 2017. If payment is received after April 1st a 10% late fee will be applied. […]
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In Memoriam – Joy Coghill – 1926 – 2017 - Joy Coghill-Thorne, a woman honoured many times by the performing arts communities she nurtured, passed away Friday, January 20th in the palliative care unit of St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver. Below is a link to the Vancouver Sun’s Obituary.     Queen of Vancouver theatre, Joy Coghill, dead at age 90 | Vancouver Sun  
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Jacob Tremblay, Camille Sullivan Among Winners at 2016 UBCP/ACTRA Awards - VANCOUVER, B.C. (November 12, 2016) – The 5th annual UBCP/ACTRA Awards took place this evening honouring five members for their work in the creative industries over the past year. With 32 nominees, winners were announced in the following categories: Best Actor – Aleks Paunovic for his role in Numb Best Actress – Camille Sullivan for […]
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John Wardlow and Joy Coghill to Receive Top Honours at the 5th Annual UBCP/ACTRA Awards Gala - The 5th annual UBCP/ACTRA awards gala will honour two of Canada’s top talent with distinguished lifetime achievement awards. John Wardlow will be presented with the John Juliani Award of Excellence, and Joy Coghill will receive the Lorena Gale Woman of Distinction Award, at the awards gala on November 12th. The John Juliani Award of Excellence […]
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ACTRA stands in solidarity with SAG-AFTRA during their Interactive Media Agreement negotiations, October 19th, 2016 - ACTRA is proud to stand in solidarity with our SAG-AFTRA sisters and brothers during their job action as they continue with renegotiation of their Interactive Media Agreement, which covers production of videogames. The negotiations have been underway for the past 19 months with SAG-AFTRA members having continued to work under the expired Agreement since late […]
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Kim Coates honoured in L.A. by Canadian performers with 2017 ACTRA National Award of Excellence, January 18th, 2017 - Toronto, ON -- Canadian performers honoured Kim Coates with the 2017 ACTRA National Award of Excellence on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. The award recognizes an ACTRA member’s career achievements, and contribution to their fellow performers and Canada’s entertainment industry.
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Representing nearly 5,000 of the most experienced and skilled Performers in the world, UBCP supplies professional actors, stunt people, singers, dancers, puppeteers, voices, background persons, and a multitude of other types of Performers, for every form of recorded media in existence. Our expertise extends from feature films to TV, from radio commercials to animated voices, […]
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