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ACTRA Members Vote “Yes” to New NFB Agreement
May 23rd, 2013 - TORONTO – ACTRA members have voted unanimously to ratify the terms of settlement for the new collective agreement with the National Film Board (NFB). With 100% of ballots cast in favour of the deal the new terms of the agreement will take effect as of May 1, 2013 and continue until April 30, 2014. The [...]
May 22nd, 2013 - Join us for the release of an exciting report on women in the film, television and digital media industry. and a panel discussion on SexMoneyMedia. FOCUS ON WOMEN 2013 Tuesday June 4, 2013 TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 3 350 King Street West, Toronto Book a FREE ticket to either or both FOCUS ON WOMEN events [...]
Guide for Auditioning Deaf Actors: Helpful Links
April 30th, 2013 - ATIA Association of Translators and Interpreters of Alberta ATIM Association of Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters of Manitoba ATINS The Association of Translators and Interpreters of Nova Scotia ATIO Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario AVLIC 2012 – Organizing committee for the AVLIC 2012 conference CAD Canadian Association of the Deaf CCSD Canadian Cultural Society of [...]
National Day of Mourning Statement by ACTRA National President Ferne Downey
April 28th, 2013 - “Every year on this date, workers and unions across Canada pause to mourn for workers who have been killed or injured on the job. Today ACTRA joins in remembering those workers and their families. We commit ourselves to continuing to work to improve protections in our collective agreements and in legislation. As performers, we know that sets can be dangerous workplaces. We’ve known performers who lost their lives or were seriously injured on set.
UBCP/ACTRA members ratify new BCMPA production agreement
April 24th, 2013 - UBCP/ACTRA concluded negotiations for the British Columbia Master Production Agreement (BCMPA).
ACTRA Boycotts Porter Airlines in Support of Airline Workers
March 7th, 2013 - ACTRA is standing in solidarity with Airline Workers by respecting a CLC boycott of Porter Airlines. The Canadian Labour Congress is urging all affiliated unions to support this boycott.
ACTRA in LA Day – January 26, 2013
January 15th, 2013 - ACTRA in LA Day Saturday January 26th, 2013 The Beverley Hilton ACTRA Conference & Mixer in Los Angeles ACTRA is hosting a one-day conference for ACTRA members living and working in Los Angeles at the Beverly Hilton Hotel (Wilshire & Santa Monica Blvds) Get driving directions here on Saturday, January 26. The conference is free [...]
ACTRA / UDA dual member insurance & retirement FAQs
November 26th, 2012 - Full members in good standing of both ACTRA and Union des artistes can now select the union of choice to administer fringe benefits (I&R).
ACTRA’s Policy Statement respecting engagement of ACTRA Performers on Off-Shore Productions
November 23rd, 2012 - ACTRA members approached to work on productions shooting in part or entirely outside of Canada are advised to check with your local ACTRA office to ensure that the producers are signatory to the IPA and offering ACTRA contracts.
ACTRA supports general strike called by Spanish trade unions
November 14th, 2012 - The professional performers of Canada stand in solidarity with Spanish audiovisual workers as they participate in the General Strike called on November 14.
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