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UBCP/ACTRA CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY: FEATURING MALIA BAKER

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Vancouver, BC – March 8, 2024 The UBCP/ACTRA Women’s Committee names Malia Baker as UBCP/ACTRA’s International Women’s Day honouree, in recognition of her outstanding contributions to social justice causes, and her dedication to advancing the rights of girls and women. Named one of Seventeen magazine’s Voices of the Year and Refinery29 Canada’s Powerhouses, Malia Baker […]

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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR THE 12TH ANNUAL UBCP/ACTRA AWARDS HONOURING EXCELLENCE IN FILM, TELEVISION AND NEW MEDIA

Vancouver, BC (November 25, 2023) — UBCP/ACTRA, the autonomous branch of ACTRA in British Columbia, honoured performers in 8 categories during the 12th Annual UBCP/ACTRA Awards. Awards highlights: Over 700 actors, industry professionals and politicians attended the awards ceremony at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver.  This peer-adjudicated awards show highlights […]

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UBCP/ACTRA Statement on the Violence in Palestine and Israel 

The UBCP/ACTRA Executive Board strongly condemns the violence against Israeli and Palestinian civilians. The extent of human suffering caused by this ongoing conflict is profoundly distressing. Our thoughts are with those who are impacted by these atrocities.   Resolution of this conflict remains a challenging and sensitive issue.  We hope […]

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NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 12TH ANNUAL UBCP/ACTRA AWARDS HONOURING EXCELLENCE IN FILM, TELEVISION AND NEW MEDIA

For Immediate Release NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 12TH ANNUAL UBCP/ACTRA AWARDS HONOURING EXCELLENCE IN FILM, TELEVISION AND NEW MEDIA Vancouver, BC (October 11, 2023)  Nominees for the 12th annual UBCP/ACTRA Awards have been announced. One of the award season’s premier events, the UBCP/ACTRA Awards honours members in eight non-gendered performance […]

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UBCP/ACTRA Appoint Executive Administrative Director

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  VANCOUVER  January 11, 2023  UBCP/ACTRA announces the appointment of a new Executive Administrative Director   UBCP/ACTRA is pleased to announce that Karla Laird has been appointed to the newly created position of Executive Administrative Director.  For the past eighteen months, Karla has been the Director of Member Services and […]

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UBCP/ACTRA Announces Winners of the 2022 Awards

The 11th annual awards gala celebrates the best of British Columbia’s talent in film, television and recorded media. Vancouver, B.C. (November 19, 2022) – This year’s UBCP/ACTRA Awards ceremony honoured performers in six categories during the live ceremony at The Vancouver Playhouse on November 19th, 2022. Award Highlights: Beginning with a star-studded red […]

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