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Lesley Ewen and Mel Tuck to Receive Lifetime Achievement Awards at 8th annual UBCP/ACTRA Awards -

On November 23, two integral members of the UBCP/ACTRA community will be honoured with distinguished lifetime achievement awards at the 8th annual UBCP/ACTRA awards show. Lesley Ewen will be presented the Lorena Gale Woman of Distinction Award, while Mel Tuck will receive the John Juliani Award of Excellence. “We are proud to honour Lesley with […]

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B.C.’s Annual Awards Spotlight the Brightest Talent In Television and Film Vancouver, BC (October 1, 2019) — UBCP/ACTRA, the autonomous branch of ACTRA in British Columbia, has announced this year’s nominees for the 8th Annual UBCP/ACTRA Awards. The awards ceremony honours five of its members for their exceptional contributions to the entertainment industry in the […]

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Winners of the Sam Payne Awards for 2018 announced -

Thirty-five 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, […]

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Treasurer’s Report for the Fiscal Year Ended February 28, 2019, October 21st, 2019 - A brief overview of the financial statements for the fiscal year ended February 28, 2019 Your union has been very active this past fiscal year (2018-2019) – negotiating improvements in the Independent Production Agreement including improved measures on harassment prevention, nudity and respectful workplace language and a rate increase of nine percent over the three-year […]
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DO NOT WORK NOTICE: SPINNING GOLD, August 23rd, 2019 - Please be advised that ACTRA, in accordance with the Independent Production Agreement, has declared Spinning Gold LLC and 9388-2132 Quebec Inc., producers of the feature film Spinning Gold, unfair engagers for failure to meet payroll obligations. As such, ACTRA members are hereby prohibited from accepting work on the aforementioned production. Violating this order may result […]
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With 6,500 Members, the Union of BC Performers (UBCP/ACTRA) is the second largest and fastest growing ACTRA Branch—thriving in the third largest production centre in North America. If you are looking for world class talent  look no further than our Members, whether you want Actors, Stunts, Voice Artists, Background Performers, Puppeteers, Stand Ins, Performance Capture, […]

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