Unions & Guilds

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Room wins VFCC best Canadian film prize

The Canadian/Irish copro won four prizes, with Sleeping Giant and Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World also picking up awards.

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ACTRA Toronto reveals award nominees

Orphan Black‘s Tatiana Maslany (pictured) and Hyena Road‘s Rossif Sutherland are among those nominated for the 2016 ACTRA Awards.

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ACTRA membership ratifies new Independent Production Agreement

ACTRA, the CMPA and the AQPM reached an agreement in December regarding the terms of the deal.

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CMPA, DGC ratify new agreement

The Standard Agreement covers all productions which start principal photography on or after Jan. 1, 2016.

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Sarah Gadon wins ACTRA Toronto Award of Excellence

Previous recipients of the distinction include Tantoo Cardinal and Rick Mercer.

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John Welsman named SCGC president

The Screen Composers Guild of Canada has also named a new VP following its board elections in September. (Welsman pictured.)

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Nimisha Mukerji lands WIFT-T, DGC mentorship

The two-part annual program offers business and creative mentoring for an emerging Canadian female director.

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CFC names Actors Conservatory participants

Gia Sandhu (Beeba Boys), and Varun Saranga (The Best Laid Plans) are among eight actors chosen to participate in the CFC’s residency.

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Reynolds Mastin named head of CMPA

The well-known face of CMPA negotiations and legal matters takes over the reins from Michael Hennessy, who retires this week.

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DGC honours Cronenberg, Reid and Leitch

David Cronenberg, Mark Reid and Peter Leitch will be presented with awards of achievement at the DGC’s fall gala.