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Results are in from the 2015 BC Film Industry Fatigue Survey!

Last year, Local 669 Members participated in a BC Film Industry Fatigue Survey. The results are in and the reports (industry-wide and Local 669 specific) have been posted to the Members section of the website*. 

For more information about this survey please click here.

A Couple Spots Left for Local 891's Workshop: The Art of The Deal with Rachael Stanley

IATSE Local 891 is brining back Rachael Stanley for "The Art of The Deal" Workshop, and has a couple spots left. They would like to extend the invitation to Local 669 Members.

If you are intersted, please contact: IATSE Local 891 Training Coordinator at 604-664-8940 to register.

How to negotiate your deal memo and find the job you want

New film tax credit rates give industry certainty and protect taxpayers

It was announced, yesterday, that starting in October, 2016, the basic production services tax credit rate will be 28%, which is 5 points lower than the current rate. The digital animation or visual effects (DAVE) tax credit rate will be reduced 1.5 points to 16%.

TV series that begin shooting before October 1st will be grandfathered under the current rate for one season. 
 
For full media release click here.

In Memorial: Retired IATSE Local 669 Member, Dave Kelly

In Memorial:

We regret to inform our Membership of the passing of Retired IATSE Local 669 Member, Dave Kelly on March 28th, 2016.

The family has informed us there will be a service at Mountain View Cemetery (41st and Fraiser) on Saturday, May 21st at 10 AM.

Please see here for Obituary

With Deepest Regrets,
IATSE Local 669

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