Organizations to mobilize their more than 50,000 members to attend all-candidates meetings and town halls TORONTO, ON (July 25, 2019) — Creative industry members will hit the hustings this fall, asking federal election candidates to go on record on the future of Canada’s $9 billion market in screen-based production. Cast, crew and creators are banding…

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TORONTO, ON (June 27, 2019) — The release of the Broadcasting and Telecommunications Legislative Review Panel’s “What We Heard” report confirms there is a shared concern for the urgent need of regulatory changes to protect the creation, production and discoverability of Canadian content. “It was encouraging to see consensus from most…

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TORONTO, ON (June 4, 2019) — David Sparrow has been re-elected by ACTRA’s National Council to serve a second two-year term as National President. “I am honoured my fellow ACTRA members have the confidence to allow me to continue my work as president of our powerful union,” said Sparrow. “We are a…

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Dedicated helpline created to support members when reporting incidents of harassment Toronto, ON (May 31, 2019) — On June 1, ACTRA and the Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) are jointly launching HAVEN (Harassment and Violence Emergency Network) Helpline, a bilingual critical incident reporting line available to ACTRA and DGC members across…

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Toronto, ON (May 1, 2019) — ACTRA production Reel Women Seen won the Best Foreign Short Film at the 2019 Artemis Women in Action Film Festival in Santa Monica, California, which brings the total to five awards received by the ACTRA National Women’s Committee for this short film. “Of the 80 films showcased…

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