Tuesday, December 13, 2022UBCP/ACTRA has been informed that some members are accepting non-union work from online platforms such as Voices and Voices123.   UBCP/ACTRA’s Bylaws and Constitution prohibit union members from auditioning or working on any non-union production in the recorded media industry. This includes recording voice over performances for TV and…

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MARCH 21, 2022 Please be advised that Hinterland Studio Inc. (also known as Hinterland Games), the producer of the video game The Long Dark, has not signed any agreement with UBCP/ACTRA.  Union staff have reached out to the engager and will continue their efforts to unionize this production.It is a…

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FEBRUARY 17, 2022 UBCP/ACTRA has been made aware of a non-union video game trailer production taking place in Burnaby, under the working title Solar. Union staff have reached out to the engager and will continue their efforts to unionize this production. However, currently the project is non-union.UBCP/ACTRA’s By-laws and Constitution prohibit union…

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NOVEMBER 9, 2021 UBCP/ACTRA has been informed of a non-union commercial MEDICATION. Union staff are reaching out to the engager in an effort to unionize this production.  UBCP/ACTRA’s By-laws and Constitution prohibit union members from auditioning for, or working on, any non-union production in recorded media. Accordingly, there are significant consequences for any member found to…

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OCTOBER 22, 2021 UBCP/ACTRA has been informed of a non-union commercial, Project: Online Shopping, that is being produced by Hot Tamali Communications. Union staff have reached out to the engager in an effort to unionize this production. UBCP/ACTRA’s By-laws and Constitution prohibit union members from auditioning for, or working on, any non-union production in recorded media. Accordingly,…

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SEPTEMBER 22, 2021  Please be advised that the short film, Impulse, produced by Sean Kuzyk and John Galen Wilson, is not signatory to any UBCP/ACTRA agreement and it is therefore a non-union production. UBCP/ACTRA’s By-laws and Constitution prohibit union members from auditioning for, or working on, any non-union production in recorded…

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