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ACTRA Day in L.A. 2018 Information Page

Welcome to the ACTRA Day in L.A. 2018 information page. ACTRA’s daytime Members’ Conference and the evening Stardust Social will take place on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California.

Continue to check this page for the latest updates to the day’s events.

Registration is now closed but limited spaces may become open prior to ACTRA Day in L.A. If you are an ACTRA Member and would like to attend ADLA’ 18 – please email us at events@actra.ca and we will do our best to accommodate you.

ACTRA Day in L.A. 2018
Saturday, January 27, 2018
The Beverly Hilton Hotel,
9876 Wilshire Blvd, Beverly Hills, CA

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ACTRA DAY IN L.A. ITINERARY
(Subject to change – please check back here for current updates) 

9AM: Registration Opens/Continental breakfast served until 10AM

9:30AM – 10:30AM: TRUMPED AT THE BORDER!
Learn the latest do’s, don’ts and developing challenges in the ever-changing world of U.S./Canada immigration with renowned Immigration Attorney Lorraine D’Alessio, International Tax Partner Robin Park and Entertainment Attorney LuAnne Morrow. A must for every Canadian performer working in Hollywood! MODERATED BY: Richard Leacock
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11AM: Welcome from ACTRA President David Sparrow

11:15AM – 12:30PM: CASTING CONFIDENTIAL
Ever wonder what’s was going through the minds of casting directors at your auditions? Get the inside scoop from top Hollywood casting professionals, to include Casting Directors Kerry Barden (Spotlight, The Help), Tara Treacy (Big Bang Theory, The Kominsky Method) and April Webster (Star Wars: The Force Awakens/Lost).
MODERATED BY: Ayumi Iizuka

12:30PM – 2PM: The Lunch Social in the Oasis Courtyard
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2PM: ACTRA 75th Anniversary Members’ Prize Draw!
Registered Members have a chance to win an iPad Pro courtesy of AFBS

2:05PM – 3:20PM: YOUR UNION. YOUR BENEFITS. YOUR FUTURE.
Get the latest news from up north at the ACTRA and AFBS update panel and discussion. Join ACTRA National President David Sparrow, AFBS President/CEO Robert Underwood, AFBS Vice Chair Ferne Downey, ACTRA National Treasurer/ACTRA Toronto President Theresa Tova and UBCP/ACTRA President Keith Martin Gordey.
MODERATED BY: ACTRA National Vice-President Alvin Sanders

3:30PM – 4:45PM: WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE
Career advice from 2018 ACTRA National Award of Excellence recipient Molly Parker, and past recipients Sandra Oh and Tonya Williams. For the first time ever, the ACTRA Day in L.A. stage will feature three ACTRA National Award of Excellence recipients. This panel is not to be missed! MODERATED BY: Naomi Snieckus
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5PM – 7PM: THE STARDUST SOCIAL
Join us at The Beverly Hilton’s rooftop Stardust Penthouse and Patio where we will present Molly Parker with the 2018 ACTRA National Award of Excellence. Mingle with ACTRA Members’ and industry guests – under the stars!
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ACTRA DAY in L.A. 2018 SPONSORS
ACTRA and AFBS thank the following partners for their generous support of ADLA ’18

       
    


ACTRA DAY IN L.A. 2018: Exciting Panel Announcements!
ACTRA Day in L.A. is nearly here! The Members’ Conference is bigger and better than ever! Join us for breakfast and get the latest U.S./Canada immigration news. Hear the inside scoop from top Hollywood casting directors. Updates and news from the north with ACTRA and AFBS. The final panel of the day is a star-studded affair – for the first time ever, three ACTRA National Award of Excellence winners will share the ADLA stage. 

Be an ADLA Early Bird!
Now there’s even more reason to arrive at ADLA ’18 early!

– The first 30 Members to register will receive our popular limited edition ACTRA baseball cap;
– A delicious continental breakfast is served until 10AM;
– You’ll beat the registration line-ups;
– You’ll receive a ticket and be entered into the draw for an iPad Pro;
– Your Members’ Day Pass at the daytime conference means you won’t have to register to get into the Stardust Social – badge holders can use our Express Line into our rooftop celebration!

If you’re attending ADLA ’18 – why not be an Early Bird?!

 

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