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IT’S BACK! REEL THANKSGIVING CHALLENGE 2016 - Help the BC film and television community raise money and food for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank. https://www.foodbank.bc.ca/reel-thanksgiving-challenge
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UBCP/ACTRA Annual General meeting - When : September 28, 2016 at 6:00 PM (registration opens at 5:30 PM) Where: UBCP/ACTRA office, 300 – 380 West  2nd Ave., Vancouver There will be a Members Social following the meeting.
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The 2016 UBCP/ACTRA AWARDS NOMINEES Are Announced! - (September 20, 2016 – Vancouver, BC) – With a mission to build the BC star system, each year the UBCP/ACTRA Awards gala honours five members for work done in the past year. This awards show is the only peer-adjudicated performer awards show in BC, lending a strong sense of professional pride to the nominees and winners. The red carpet gala will take place at the Vancouver Playhouse on November 12, 2016.
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Residuals to Performer or Agent? - As you know, Talent Agents can charge Performers a commission on wages, including Residuals/Use Fees, in accordance with Employment Standards as indicated here.   Our practice at UBCP/ACTRA has been to mail Residuals/Use Fees directly to you, the Performer.  This enables you to pay your Talent Agent(s) any commissions that may be due. However, there is […]
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Closing of the FIA 21st Congress: Ferne Downey re-elected as FIA President, September 29th, 2016 - SAO PAOLO, Brazil (September 25, 2016) -- The International Federation of Actors (FIA) and its worldwide membership successfully conclude their 21st Congress, and elect their new governing bodies. Today, Ferne Downey, Canadian actress and ACTRA President, was re-elected FIA president by the federation’s international delegates, gathered in Sao Paulo for the FIA 21st Congress.
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The gap between “Public” and “Stakeholder” views on Canadian Content isn’t as wide as you’ve heard, September 15th, 2016 - The second phase of the government’s “Canadian culture in the digital world” consultations has been launched and some familiar voices are making some familiar points.
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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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