ACTRA represents over 27,000 professional performers across Canada working in the English-language recorded media sector. Our members help bring Canadian stories to life in film, television and digital media.
In this challenging and unprecedented time, it is important that our ACTRA family takes care of each other. This is why we created a dedicated webpage with COVID-19 updates for our members, including information on financial and well-being support resources.
I want to thank all of you for helping your union make history today following the introduction of long-awaited legislation by the federal government to modernize Canada’s Broadcasting Act. ACTRA has focused much of our lobbying efforts over the years on changes to the Broadcasting Act so this is a big win for Canadian performers and our industry.
ACTRA Performers’ Rights Society (PRS) is the arm of ACTRA that collects and disburses use fees, royalties, residuals and all other forms of compensation or remuneration that performers may be entitled to as a result of their work.
The COVID-19 pandemic has shown us how crucial it is for every ACTRA member to work safely in our screen industry. Think about how you can ACTSmart! in your daily life – for your safety as well as the safety of your co-workers, family and friends. Here are some steps you can take to be an ACTSmart! performer.
ACTRA stands in solidarity with the Black community
We call for action to end the systemic racism, oppression, violence and discrimination against our Black sisters and brothers that exists here in Canada and around the world. ACTRA is proud to represent Canadian performers and will continue to advocate for equality for our Black performers.