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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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Budget 2017: Government must seize opportunity to build stronger creative industries, March 23rd, 2017 - The Canadian union representing 23,000 performers in film, television and digital media across the country will be front and centre in the policy discussions on Broadcast Policy and Intellectual Property Rights announced in yesterday’s Budget.
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ACTRA and SAG-AFTRA partner to promote production under union contracts, March 9th, 2017 - SAG-AFTRA and ACTRA, the leading unions for North American performers, today announced an expansion of their strategic alliance including the development of a joint plan to address non-union production in North America. Under the #WorkingTogether initiative the two unions will pool resources to promote the value of union work to employers and engagers while increasing work opportunities for members.
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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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