has devised new agreements to address lower-budget filmmaking that is presented by digital technology.
(Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) is a national organization of professional performers working in the English-language recorded media in Canada.
I'm deeply disappointed that ACTRA
has taken this opportunity to ask for an unprecedented 50% increase with regard to its fees on New Media production.
The Council of Canadian Filmmakers (CCFM), an ad--hoc group representing unions, ACTRA
, the Directors Guild and the Toronto Filmmakers' Co-op, is formed.
The Trust has built up a long list of public and private partners, including the National Film Board of Canada, the National Archives, the National Library of Canada, CBC, Telefilm Canada, Astral Media, the Canadian Film Institute, McGill University, Simon Fraser University, Cinematheque Quebecoise, the Toronto International Film Festival Group and ACTRA
8 /PRNewswire/ -- ACTRA
has chosen to walk away from a comprehensive settlement package designed to close the gap on all of the issues remaining on the table.
Disturbing news from New Brunswick reveals that the big sci-fi TV series Space Hunter has been mired in personnel and financial difficulties highlighted by a dispute with ACTRA
because the project is a non-union shoot, a dangerous precedent for a province just getting into the business.
And of course, the local branch of ACTRA
was very pleased to announce that earnings by its members were up 30 per cent over last year.
In response to this situation, the Toronto-based Council of Canadian Filmmakers (the CCFM, representing a number of different unions and guilds including ACTRA
, the Directors Guild, IATSE locals, NABET and the Toronto Filmmakers Co-op) was formed in Toronto in 1972.
Also subsequent to quarter end, the CFTPA and ACTRA
reached a renewed two year Independent Production Agreement that secures labour stability in the Canadian film and television marketplace over that period.
asks Garry Neil, a Toronto-based policy advisor to ACTRA
According to ACTRA
, less than one per cent of the $150 million invested in Canadian films in 1979 found its way to Canadian writers, while talented actors filled in as support for aging American stars, the producer / entrepreneurs fearing that Canadian talent wouldn't guarantee, at minimum, an American TV sale.