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2013 Local News Archive

TOP BC TALENT HONOURED AT THE 2013 UBCP/ACTRA AWARDS IN VANCOUVER - TOP BC TALENT HONOURED AT THE 2013 UBCP/ACTRA AWARDS IN VANCOUVER Vancouver – November 24, 2013 – The Union of BC Performers is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 UBCP/ACTRA Awards in Vancouver. UBCP/ACTRA Award for Best Actress Gabrielle Rose UBCP/ACTRA Award for Best Actor John Pyper-Ferguson UBCP/ACTRA Award for Best Newcomer Tyler […]
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Vancouver, September 18, 2013 UBCP/ACTRA Announces the Nominees for the 2013 UBCP/ACTRA Awards - The nominees in the five performance categories are: BEST ACTRESS Jennifer Copping – Becoming Redwood Michelle Harrison – Arctic Air – Hell Hath No Fury Ellie Harvie – Home Alone Holiday Heist Chelah Horsdal – Wishing Well Pascale Hutton – Arctic Air – Blood Is Thicker Than Water Gabrielle Rose – Crimes of Mike Recket […]
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Labour Day Picnic! - Join UBCP/ACTRA at the Lower Mainland Labour Day Picnic – September 2nd , 11 am – 3 pm. Trout Lake Park  2120 East 19th Vancouver.  Music by UBCP member Jim Byrnes, as well as No Sinner, and Bend Sinister.  Games for kids, and more! Look for our booth!
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Notice of Disruption – A Film Industry Parking Lot Party - DON’T MISS IT! A FILM INDUSTRY PARKING LOT PARTY Saturday, August 24, 2013     5:00 – 10:00 PM FEATURING: BBQ LIVE MUSIC FOOD TRUCKS LIVE SILENT AUCTION SUGAR SKULL FACE PAINTING LOCATION: PARKING LOT AT WILLIAM F. WHITE INTERNATIONAL, 8363 LOUGHEED HIGHWAY, BURNABY TIX: $15 RESTRICTED 19+ For further details and to purchase tickets: http://filmindustryparkinglotparty.eventbrite.ca/ […]
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UBCP/ACTRA announces the appointment of Lesley Brady as Director, Film, Television and New Media - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Vancouver – August 12, 2013   UBCP/ACTRA announces the appointment of Lesley Brady as Director, Film, Television and New Media. Lesley Brady has been with UBCP/ACTRA for 15 years, the last 8 of those as Business Agent, Film & Television.  This new role is an expansion of Lesley’s existing responsibilities with […]
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In Memoriam - POPOVIC, Miryana “Mira” September 30, 1978 – May 28, 2013 With great sadness that the family announces the sudden passing of their beloved Mira on May 28, 2013 at the age of 34 years. She will be lovingly remembered by her daughter, Masa; parents, Milina and Milomir; sister, Gordana (Rasa); Masa’s father, Dejam; and the […]
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FOCUS ON WOMEN 2013 – INVITATION TO ALL MEMBERS - To all Members: Please see the attached invitation to the launch of the first pan-Canadian report which received participation from all the stakeholder groups in the Vancouver Film and TV industry. The launch is on June 5th at VIFF’s Vancity Theatre at the International Film Center at 1181 Seymour Street at 10 AM. An RSVP […]
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In Memoriam - UBCP/ACTRA member Theodore R. Thomas passed on Tuesday April 23rd at 9:52pm. The cause of death was kidney and heart failure. He died peacefully at the Brock Ferni care facility. There will be a small funeral and memorial service at Sunnyside Cemetery at 10:00am on Tuesday May 7.  The Cemetery is located at 14850 28th […]
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ACTRA National President Ferne Downey Message - United. Coast to coast… to coast April 22, 2013 Spring has sprung! For many across this country it has been a long wait for spring. Patience is a great virtue, and in conjunction with determination, it proves to be a good investment. Our brothers and sisters at UBCP/ACTRA certainly know this all too well, having […]
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Union of BC Performers Ratify new British Columbia Master Production Agreement (BCMPA) 90.7% vote yes - April 17, 2013 – Vancouver -The Members of the Union of BC Performers (UBCP) have ratified a new British Columbia Master Production Agreement (BCMPA) negotiated with the Canadian Affiliates of the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP) and the BC Producers’ Branch of the Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA) with 90.7 % voting in favour of the new agreement.
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