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ACTRA member Sarah Gadon appears before Heritage Committee for review of Canadian feature film industry
May 8th, 2015 - ACTRA member Sarah Gadon and National Executive Director Stephen Waddell spoke to members of Canada’s Heritage Committee on May 6, 2015, on behalf of ACTRA’s 22,000 member performers from across the country.
Federal Government’s 2015 Budget Overlooks Canadian Film & TV Industry
April 21st, 2015 - Canadian performers were disappointed again today with the federal government’s lack of recognition and support for the Canadian film, television and digital media industry in its 2015 federal budget announcement.
Nova Scotia Film and Television Production Sector Damaged by Budget Cuts
April 10th, 2015 - TORONTO – Canada’s professional performers are dismayed that the Nova Scotia provincial government released a budget yesterday that drastically altered the makeup of their film and television production tax credit and shuttered Film and Creative Industries Nova Scotia, the province’s film commission.
ACTRA and the DGC issue joint statement in response to the CRTC’S new broadcast regulatory policy
March 13th, 2015 - TORONTO – ACTRA and the DGC are cautioning Canadians that the new broadcasting policy released yesterday by the CRTC may have unforeseen repercussions on Canadian content and the Canadian broadcast landscape.
ACTRA names Amanda Tapping 2015 Woman of the Year
March 4th, 2015 - ACTRA is shining the spotlight on Amanda Tapping, ACTRA National’s 2015 Woman of the Year. Honour bestowed in celebration of International Women’s Day, March 8.
ACTRA launches four new National Diversity Committee advocacy videos
February 24th, 2015 - ACTRA is pleased to launch four new National Diversity Committee advocacy videos, created by ACTRA members who were winners of the ACTRA National short film competition.
UBCP/ACTRA Secures New British Columbia Master Production Agreement
February 17th, 2015 - UBCP/ACTRA today announced they have reached tentative terms for renewal of the British Columbia Master Production Agreement (BCMPA). Upon ratification of the tentative settlement performers will receive a rate increase of 6% over the three year term of the agreement.
Canadian Performers present Jason Priestley with the 2015 ACTRA National Award of Excellence in LA
January 31st, 2015 - Toronto – Canadian performers are honouring Jason Priestley with the 2015 ACTRA National Award of Excellence on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. The Award recognizes an ACTRA member’s career achievements and contribution to fellow performers and the Canadian entertainment industry. “Canadian actors unite in their praise of Jason Priestley’s […]
CRTC Maintains Simultaneous Substitution Regime
January 29th, 2015 - Canada’s professional performers commend the CRTC today for protecting the public interest after the Commission limited its changes to the simultaneous substitution regime to banning the practice during the Super Bowl, beginning in 2017.
ACTRA Welcomes NDP Announced Commitment to Support CBC’s Future
January 22nd, 2015 - ACTRA welcomes and supports the NDP’s plan to increase financial support and strengthen governance at the CBC.
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