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2016 Local News Archive

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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UBCP/ACTRA Women’s Committee Meeting - For all members who are interested in participating, the next meeting of the UBCP/ACTRA Women’s Committee will be held on: Monday May 16th from  11:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Union office, 380 West 2nd Avenue, Vancouver. All Full, Apprentice & Background Members are welcome. If you would like to attend please RSVP to  […]
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Winners of the Sam Payne Awards for 2015 announced by UBCP/ACTRA - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Vancouver – May 4th, 2016 Winners of the Sam Payne Awards for 2015 announced by UBCP/ACTRA Thirty three 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, artistic integrity and encouragement of new talent.
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April 28th is the National Day of Mourning - to remember workers who have been killed or injured on the job.
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UBCP/ACTRA is sending 60 kids to camp - Six nights: Friday August 5th – Thursday August 11th, 2016
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Dues payments - If you missed the March 31st dues deadline please note the following consequences: Full Member– If you fail to pay your annual dues (basic annual dues are $195) by April 30th your membership will be suspended. Suspended members will be charged non-refundable permits and will not receive insurance or retirement benefits. If annual dues are […]
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Advisory regarding the feature production “Jeepers Creepers III” and its director, Victor Salva - See advisory below
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The UBCP/ACTRA Women’s Committee names Donna Yamamoto as the International Women’s Day honouree - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Vancouver – March 7, 2016 The UBCP/ACTRA Women’s Committee names Donna Yamamoto the International Women’s Day honouree, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the Union, the industry, and causes of social justice. UBCP/ACTRA will be celebrating International Women’s Day and honouring Donna, on March 8th at the UBCP/ACTRA office. Donna […]
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UBCP/ACTRA MEMBER DUES/FEES DEADLINE: March 31, 2016 - UBCP/ACTRA MEMBER DUES/FEES DEADLINE:  March 31, 2016  The 2016-17 UBCP/ACTRA Full Member, Apprentice and Background Member Dues Invoices have been mailed via Canada Post along with a tax receipt for your 2015 dues if applicable. If you have not received it please contact Member Services at 604.689.0727 or email membership@ubcp.com. Please pay your dues/fees before the […]
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The Actors’ Fund of Canada has rebranded as The AFC - The Actors’ Fund of Canada rebrands as The AFC to communicate its mission of compassionate emergency assistance to all members of Canada’s entertainment industry Toronto, ON: Today, Fiona Reid, President of the Board of Directors, announced that the Actors’ Fund of Canada has evolved its branding and will now be known simply as The AFC. […]
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