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2014 Local News Archive

The Leslie Yeo Award 2015 Call for Nominations - The Board of Governors of AFBS is calling for nominations for the 2015 Leslie Yeo Award for Volunteerism. It is an opportunity for you to ensure that an individual you know is acknowledged for their contributions to their community. Your nomination must be received by Sunday, February 1, 5:00 p.m. EST.
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TOP BC TALENT HONOURED AT THE 2014 UBCP/ACTRA AWARDS IN VANCOUVER - Vancouver – November 22, 2014 – The Union of BC Performers is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 UBCP/ACTRA Awards in Vancouver.   Best Actress – Sara Canning Best Actor – Ian Tracey Best Newcomer – Taylor Hill Best Voice  – Andrea Libman Best Stunt  – Leif Havdale   Click here for photos […]
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In Memoriam - Bruce A Ward April 27, 1948- October 9, 2014
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UBCP/ACTRA Executive Board for January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2017 - PRESIDENT – ALVIN SANDERS VICE PRESIDENT – JACKSON DAVIES TREASURER – KEITH MARTIN GORDEY SECRETARY – JO BATES  Directors: GARRY CHALK ELLIE HARVIE WINNIE HUNG LORI STEWART CHRISTINE WILLES J.C. WILLIAMS   Of 3,595 eligible voters 669 participated for an 18.6% participation rate. Vote Count Results: Table Officers: Name Position Status Alvin SANDERS PRESIDENT ACCLAIMED […]
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It’s time for the REEL THANKSGIVING CHALLENGE 2014 - From Sept. 29 until Oct. 10 you can help the B.C. Film and Television Community raise money and food for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank Click here to see who is ahead and to make a donation You can follow and promote the challenge through social media via #ReelThanks14
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Canada’s New Work Permit Law Might Affect U.S. Producers By David Robb June 24, 2014 - A new law that changes Canada’s work permit rules might make it more difficult for American producers do business north of the border. “This effectively shuts down the ability for American producers to bring up actors, producers and directors to work on the shows up here,” an American producer shooting in Vancouver tells Deadline. The […]
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UBCP/ACTRA Bylaw Week July 7 – 11, 2014 - Members of the Executive Board and the Bylaw Review Committee will be available to discuss the proposed new UBCP Bylaws on the dates and times listed below. No appointments are required. After regular business hours instructions for entry will be posted at the front door. Monday July 7th · 10 am – Noon · 1 […]
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UBCP/ACTRA Annual General Meeting (AGM) - will be held at St.Patrick’s Hall on July 23, 2014 at 6PM. Location address: 2881 Main Street, Vancouver (Main and 13th.) The parking is free and all Full, Apprentice & Background Extra Members are welcome. Please join us immediately following the AGM for some summer refreshment.
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Online submissions are now open for the 2014 UBCP/ACTRA Awards - The 2014 UBCP/ACTRA Awards will be held at the Vancouver Playhouse on Saturday, November 22, 2014
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UBCP is sending 10 kids to camp – enter a draw to win! - Five nights: Friday August 8thth – Wednesday August 13th, 2014 Open to children ages 8 – 15 who are UBCP Members, or children of UBCP Members. Your Full, Apprentice or Extra membership must be in good standing to enter the draw. Draw date: May 16th 2014 Winners will be contacted by May 19th with confirmation […]
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