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Last chance to register for a special Town Hall to talk about Use Fees with ACTRA PRS and UBCP/ACTRA

ACTRA's Stunt Community is invited to attend a special virtual information session at this ACTRA PRS / UBCP/ACTRA Town Hall where you will have the opportunity to learn more about Use Fees. When: Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at 4:00 p.m. ET Where: Zoom ( advanced registration* is required: click here to register ) *You will receive a confirmation E-mail after registering containing information about joining the webinar. Ahead of this Town Hall, we want to hear from our Stunt Community Members about what topics or questions you would like to have included during the information session. Please

ACTRA PRS and UBCP / ACTRA Use Fee Webinar for the Stunt Community

Message from: Tania Cardwell Hello! For clarification, the July 28th meeting previously mentioned is NOT an ACTRA Toronto Stunt Committee meeting, rather it’s an amazing opportunity to learn more about your residuals/use fees. PRS and UBCP/ACTRA have put together a Town Hall presentation for the Stunt Community to help our members understand what goes into collecting, calculating and disbursing your residuals/use fees. Please register early and be sure to let us know what questions you would like us to address ahead of time. It’s your money and your opportunity to ask any questions you may

StuntList Canada is seeking to update our training resources

Greeting Stunt Community, Hope this email finds you all happy and healthy! StuntList prides itself on being a community of stunt industry professionals that supports the growth of our peers. To continue on our values, we have updated the Stunt Training section, on our website, based on Canadian cities. We are asking for your help to gather useful training resources from across Canada. Please reach out if you have your own training resource to post or if you know of any stunt training resources or facilities around your city (that are not already on our website). If you do have a resource

Stuntlist Canada - Stunt Performer & Double Search

Stunt Details: 'Breathe' is seeking a Latinx performer to double a 5’7, 120lb actress for cold water work (10'C or below, at depth), and other general stunts including descender/wire-work. Performers MUST have PADI certification , experience working in cold water, and be comfortable working in minimal clothing as well as confined, under-water spaces. An additional stunt double may be required for some of the land work, so Latinx performers in a height range of 5'6-5'8, 115-125lb without the water work qualifications are requested to submit their resumes and headshots as well. Performers in a

Picnic Table for Fallen Colleagues at Mammoth Studio (Grab some lunch & stop by)

Hey StuntList Members! Hope this finds you all well, happy, & healthy. We wanted to share this amazing picnic table, dedicated to our fallen colleagues Joi "SJ" Harris, Natasha Dennis, and Clay Virtue. This spot is perfect for lunch, to share some memories, stories, laughs or just to enjoy the summer weather! If you’re visiting from out of town or passing by Mammoth Studio’s (off Lake City Way near the bridge walkway), stop by and enjoy the fresh air. Enjoy your journey! Kind regards Dave M StuntList

Stuntlist West - UBCP/ACTRA - Covid Update from Lori Stewart

Hello Stunt Community, Some members are raising questions and concerns about whether or not employers can make vaccines mandatory to work in film . Please read the below article that discusses how things are going in the USA. Our laws will be different here in BC, but like our friends to the south, it will be a waiting game to see if current laws are challenged or if things will change . It is just too early to tell. Currently, an employer in BC cannot require proof of vaccination for COVID-19 . Our union, like all other BC film unions, will be monitoring developments on this issue and in the

Submissions for the 2021 Taurus World Stunt Awards

Don't forget to submit your favorite stunts for the 2021 Taurus World Stunt Awards The Submissions Deadline is Friday, March 19, 2021. Please be sure to submit stunts from eligible feature films for consideration. Submissions can be done here . To help you with the submissions process, here are a few FAQs and a reminder about our adjusted eligibility dates and requirements for 2021. Eligibility: In response to the global pandemic caused by COVID-19, the Taurus World Stunt Awards has adjusted some eligibility requirements for the 2021 awards. Eligibility Dates. A film is considered eligible if

International Women's Day Recognition - Stunt Community Member - Zandara Kennedy

International Women's Day - March 8th - Wishing you a day that’s just like you, Amazing. Recognizing Stunt Community Member: Zandara Kennedy Keep being Amazing Zandara! From UBCP/ACTRA: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Vancouver – March 5, 2021 The UBCP/ACTRA Women’s Committee names Zandara Kennedy and Sabrina Prada as International Women’s Day honourees, in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the Union, the industry, and causes of social justice. A celebration for International Women’s Day is being held for Union members on Sunday March 7th via Zoom. In a pandemic year that has magnified

HAVE YOU SIGNED THE PETITION? - Petition closes January 23rd

When the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) was rolled out last spring, the government said eligibility would be based on an individual having employment and/or self-employment income of at least $5,000 in 2019 or in the 12 months prior to the date of their application. At the time the CERB was introduced, the government failed to clearly stipulate whether gross or net self-employment income would determine eligibility. When people initially contacted the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) to get clarification, they were advised that eligibility would be based on $5,000 gross income. Sign the

Call Time Mental Health - All StuntList Community

Greetings Stunt Community As we wind down filming for the Christmas break, I wanted to let you know that there are two new blog posts now up on the Call Time Mental Health site geared towards the holidays. Managing Emotions and Expectations During These Unusual Pandemic Holidays www.calltimementalhealth.com/blog/2020/12/18/managing-emotions-amp-expectations-during-these-unusual-pandemic-holidays Can We Talk About Suicide? www.calltimementalhealth.com/blog/2020/12/15/can-we-talk-about-suicide If you or your family need help this holiday season, please remembers to access your EAP or MFAP plans