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Notice concerning Canada Post job action and performer cheques - In response to the possible disruption of Canada Post mail service UBCP/ACTRA is advising all productions to take steps to ensure that payments to performers are not affected. We are asking that no mail be sent out after July 5, 2016 and that they hold cheques for pick up at the production office. For productions […]
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Congratulations to all our members who are nominated for a 2016 Leo Award - The Nominees for Best Supporting Performance by a Male in a Motion Picture are… Cameron Mcdonald No Men Beyond This Point Garwin Sanford The Birdwatcher David Nykl The Devout Ryan Mcdonell The Devout The Nominees for Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Motion Picture are… Balinder Johal Beeba Boys Mary Galloway Fire Song […]
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Winners of the Sam Payne Awards for 2015 announced by UBCP/ACTRA - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Vancouver – May 4th, 2016 Winners of the Sam Payne Awards for 2015 announced by UBCP/ACTRA Thirty three years after his death, the legacy left by Sam Payne continues to be applauded by the British Columbia acting community. One of Canada’s well loved and respected professional actors, Sam Payne is remembered not only for his contribution to Canadian theatre, film, radio and television, but also for his personal attributes, which included humanity, artistic integrity and encouragement of new talent.
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The UBCP/ACTRA offices have moved - We are now located at 300-380 W. 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC  V5Y 1C8
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ACTRA Appoints Elliott Anderson Director of Public Policy, Research and Communications, July 7th, 2016 - Stephen Waddell, National Executive Director of ACTRA National, is pleased to announce the appointment of Elliott Anderson as Director, Public Policy, Research and Communications at ACTRA.
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ACTRA performers look forward to playing their part in upcoming policy review, June 28th, 2016 - ACTRA National President Ferne Downey and National Executive Director Stephen Waddell said ACTRA performers are looking forward to speaking up for Canadian culture and cultural industries after the government unveiled a new advisory group looking at Canadian cultural policy in a digital world.
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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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