Sunday, May 27, 2018

CANADA’S SCREEN INDUSTRY NOT ALARMED OVER AXED CANADIAN SHOWS

Canada's performers' union is calling on broadcasters here to help replace the lost shows with drama programming.

THE CANADIAN ACADEMY’S WOMEN DIRECTOR APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM RETURNS FOR SECOND YEAR

Netflix announced as Principal Partner; expands program to include French language participants

Just Announced! Creative BC and Irish Film Board Announce Partnership.

In support of co-development and gender parity. Creative BC and Irish Film Board $150,000 partnership announced to support co-development and gender parity.

The WGC Announces New President, Council

The Writers Guild of Canada is pleased to announce that showrunner Dennis Heaton is the WGC’s new president, elected by WGC council to serve the 2,200 members of the Guild from May 1, 2018 to April 30, 2020.

Unifor calls for strong local multi-ethnic TV news

The union representing journalists and media workers at Rogers OMNI TV stations in Vancouver and Toronto is demanding the CRTC impose stringent conditions on any new multi-language news licencee.

ICYMI: WHAT’S SHOOTING IN ONTARIO – AS OF APR-27-18 – LINKS BY DGC,...

Film & TV Productions currently filming in Ontario

#StopCBC from destroying a part of Canada’s broadcast history

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has quietly launched a systematic process that will destroy a vital component of Canada’s cultural and broadcast heritage. And the Canadian public knows virtually nothing about it.
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Film unions address mental health & addiction issues with online hub

Calltime: Mental Health is the brainchild of a multi-union working group whose members include representatives from the DGC BC, Teamsters 155, IATSE 891, ICG IATSE 669, UBCP/ACTRA, FSEAP and the BCCFU.

Canadian Music Community Anti-Harassment Summit

These organizations came together to work collectively to discuss an industry-wide Code of Conduct addressing all forms of harassment including but not limited to sexual harassment, discrimination, bullying and violence in the workplace, as per applicable human rights legislation, throughout the music community.

AT VANCOUVER WEBFEST 2018: UBCP/ACTRA Presents … Working with Professional Performers, How and...

Hear from a diverse panel of filmmakers about their experiences with professional performers, how it benefited their productions and the ins and outs of working with the union.

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