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ACTRA and ACA granted intervenor status on simsub

The organizations, which argue the CRTC ruling will have a negative effect on advertising and Canadian productions, can now make their case to the Federal Court of Appeal.

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Unions, guilds react to CRTC licensing decision

The CMPA, DGC and other associations have come out in opposition to the decision to set PNI at 5% of revenues.

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Photo gallery: ACTRA in L.A.

A selection of photos from the Northern Lights Social in Hollywood, which saw Kim Coates receive the 2017 ACTRA National Award of Excellence.

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Yannick Bisson to receive ACTRA Toronto Award of Excellence

The Murdoch Mysteries star will receive the prize, which has previously been awarded to Sarah Gadon and Tantoo Cardinal.

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Unions, guilds urge Cancon spending be maintained: CRTC hearings

If broadcasters’ CPE and PNI proposals are accepted, spending on Canadian programming would be reduced by hundreds of millions, say the guilds.

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Kim Coates to receive ACTRA Award of Excellence

The veteran actor, who stars in Goon 2: Last of the Enforcers, will be recognized at an event held in L.A. in January.

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In Brief: Tait joins Comweb board; John Drainie winners named

Duopoly president Catherine Tait (pictured) takes on a new role, ACTRA announces the recipients of its annual broadcasting award, plus more news.

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CRTC’s CIPF points change sparks controversy

The CRTC’s recent decision to reduce the number of points required for Canadian certification of indie-fund projects has both supporters and detractors.

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Photo gallery: ACTRA Awards 2016

A selection of photos from the 2016 ACTRA Awards, held at The Carlu in Toronto.

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In brief: Big-spending Suits, Canadians up for MPSE awards

A survey assesses Suits‘ economic impact on Ontario, and the Motion Picture Sound Editors awards announces multiple nominations for Canadian sound editors.

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ACTRA members send a message

A cheeky campaign helps the union show why the ad world should hire its performers.

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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.