IATSE 667 Guilde Internationale des techniciennes/techniciens caméra



In Memoriam - Ted Hart Electronic Cameraperson

Long time member of IATSE 667 as Electronic Cameraperson 
Unexpectedly at the Royal Victoria Heath Centre, Barrie, Ont. on Wednesday, March 23, 2021, Ted Hart of Collingwood and formerly of Lambeth at the age of 71 years. Soulmate and best friend for 48 years of Susan (Smith) Hart of Collingwood. Loving father of Jennifer Hart of Toronto. Dear brother of Dayle and Dave Roberts and Janet and the late Earl Holt. Also surviving are his brother-in-law Ross Smith, many nieces, nephews, friends, and his TV family. 
A private family celebration of Ted’s life has taken place. Donations to the London Regional Cancer Program 800 Commissioners Rd. W., London, Ont. N6A 5W9 gratefully acknowledged. On-line condolences are available through 
www.mcfarlane-roberts.caTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ted Hart, please visit Tribute Store

In Memoriam - David J Woods - Owner DJ Woods Digital, DIT/EPK/Video Playback
We are saddened to inform the membership of the passing of member David J. Woods. 
A member of IATSE 667 since 1985, David was the owner of DJ Woods Digital Inc., supplying gear and expertise to the Toronto Screen industry for more than 30 years. David worked in many 667 categories with credits going back to Cronenberg's Dead Ringers. 
David passed peacefully on October 4th, 2020.  A private family service will take place on Friday, October 16th at 1400hrs and the family invites friends and colleagues to join virtually through a live stream of the service.   A link will be visible on the funeral home website an hour prior to the service. https://memorials.wardfuneralhomes.com/david-woods/4354767/index.php
Condolences may be left on the funeral home page. It is hoped that a memorial gathering will take place at a later date. We will inform the membership of any developments.


We are saddened to inform the membership of the passing of long time member Paul Mockler. A member of IATSE 667 since 1986, Paul was a pioneer of underwater photography in Canada.

He worked on many projects and was well known as the Underwater Cinematographer for CBC's Land and Sea, The Nature of Things, Danger Bay, and The Beachcombers.
Paul passed peacefully on September 18th, 2020.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a celebration of life may be planned for a future date. 
Read: Paul's Obituary.


In Memoriam - HARRY T. MAKIN, CSC Director of Photography

We are saddened to inform the membership of the passing of long time member Harry Makin, CSC.A member of IATSE since 1970 and IA 667 since 1983, Harry was a pioneer in the Canadian film industry.
With credits ranging from classic television series such as "Rainbow Country", "Police Surgeon" and "Swiss Family Robinson" to Docudramas "The National Dream and features like "Neptune Factor" and "If You Could See What I Hear", 
Harry worked across the country and around the world. Harry passed peacefully on September 18th, 2020. No memorial is planned. He is survived by his children - IA667 member David A. Makin CSC, Kelly D. Makin, Jo-anne Makin, and his Partner, Deborah E. McLachlin. 

From 1972, attached is an article about Harry from CinemaCanada.


March 4, 2020

We want to inform the membership of the passing of IATSE 873 member Robert Rice (Grip), also on March 2, 2020. More information will be given once it is made available.

January 14, 2020


IATSE 667 is sad to inform the membership that long time Ontario PM/Producer Nick Gray has passed away. Nick was a charter member of Film Ontario and served on DGC Ontario Board member for many years.  Our deep sympathy to his family, siblings and the film family Nick created over the years. A memorial is being planned for later in the year, and as information is made available, we will share with the membership. 

NICHOLAS JAMES GRAY July 5, 1955 - July 14, 2020

Nick died peacefully at home. Son of Araby Lockhart and Jack Gray, graduate of Queen's University, he had a long and distinguished career as a production manager and producer of films and television series. His greatest accomplishment was his family, Rowan, Brenna, Thyra, Dorigen and Wynne, each of whom he adored unreservedly. He is survived by his mother, his children and partner Dorigen Fode, his siblings and their families and many cousins. 'Keep smiling.' 

In memory, donations made be made to The AFC (Actors Fund of Canada) or Diabetes Canada. 

Published in The Globe and Mail from July 17 to July 21, 2020


January 10, 2020

It is with deep sadness that we inform the membership of the passing of Local 667 member Camera Operator Roger Finlay. 
December 16, 1960 - January 2020
Details to follow when available;

Let’s get a drink for Roger Finlaym Call time: 3pm-6pm February 9th 2020
Location:The Roy Pub 894 Queen Street East Toronto

Please bring a picture of you and Roger if you have any, because we are creating a memory book.


John Denniston
It is with deep sadness that we inform the membership of the passing of John Denniston. John was a Camera /Pedestal Operator and EPK Camera person, a member since 1994. With credits starting in 1988 (Dead Ringers), John worked both in drama and factual, across Canada and around the world, most recently doing BTS and Operating on 667 productions. 

No funeral will be held, but a Celebration of Life will take place this coming Sunday, Nov 24th, between 1300 and 1600hrs at:

                                    The Old Stone Cottage Pub 3750 Kingston Rd, Scarborough, ON M1J 3H5 

Friends and colleagues are welcome to come and remember John. Condolences to his friends and colleagues at this sad news.

We are saddened to inform the membership of the passing of IATSE Local 667 & Local 873 member Mike Sanci on Tuesday, October 15, 2019.

Service Details: Saturday, Oct 19, 2019
Kopriva Taylor Funeral Home 64 Lakeshore Road West Oakville Tel: 905-844-2600
Visitation 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Funeral Service 3:30 p.m.


To members and family of IA 873, 667, 411, NABET, DGC & ACTRA:

Warren Appleby, who was tragically killed working on the TV show "Titans" pictured with his wife Jennifer and two sons.
Warren Appleby, with his wife Jennifer and two sons.  
(Photo: Courtesy of GoFundMe/Warren Appleby) 

Join us in celebrating the life of Warren Appleby Beloved father, husband, brother, and friend. 

Date:          Sunday, July 28 2019.

Location:    Cinespace Studios – 8 Unwin Ave, M5A 3L1 Parking is limited, please follow signs

Time:         1pm – 5pm

 If you have photos or videos of Warren you would like to share – email us at warrenmemorialphotos@gmail.com  

Interested in speaking during the memorial or any other inquiries – email us at celebrationoflifeforwarren@gmail.com

In memory of Simon Dalrymple  August 17, 1946 -  May 30, 2019     

Simon Robert Alistair Dalrymple
‘I am that’
Nisargadatta Maharaj

Simon passed away suddenly on Thursday May 30, 2019 at home, after many medical challenges, which he endured with grace. Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Simon grew up in Cypress and Salisbury UK, and came to Toronto in the early 70’s. He began his TV/Film Videographer career with the BBC Technical College in Evesham, UK.
In his 50 year career, he worked on programs such as Dr. Who, Top of the Pops, Second City, The Elephant Show, Juno’s, Olympics, So You Think You Can Dance, Dragon’s Den, and many others. He made many contributions to, and was among the founding members of, the Chinmaya Mission Toronto.
He will be lovingly remembered by Candace, his wife of 45 years. Simon will be missed by his older brother Andrew(Betty) and all his family in England, his sister-in-law Joan Tauber and brother-in-law David Bespalko(Tracy). He was a much loved Uncle to Jayme, Tara, Allie, Cole and Aiya. Simon will always be in the hearts of friends, neighbours, his television work family in Toronto, as well as his Chinmaya Mission family in Toronto, Niagara and around the world.
He loved travel, photography, painting, gardening, cryptic crossword, speedily driving his scooter everywhere and spending time with loved ones. He was a warm, gentle, caring, kind, and intelligent gentleman. He was a mentor to colleagues and family alike; there are just not enough wonderful adjectives to describe Simon. His passion was compassion, may his love support us all. 

Further to the passing of longtime I.A.T.S.E. Local 667 member Stew Aziz on Dec 20th, 2018:   A Celebration of Life

The family of Stewart Aziz (Elaine, Neale & Haeleigh and Grace) invite us to join in celebrating Stew's life on Saturday May 11th, 2019 from 2pm-5pm at South Pond Farms in Bethany, ON. The family will be sharing some light snacks, and of course, many stories.  There will be an opportunity to share your memories if you are interested in doing so.

South Pond Farms was and continues to be a family favorite, where countless wonderful memories were shared with Stew over fantastic food and wine. 

Please refer to the farm's website www.southpondfarms.ca for directions and information about the venue. 


It is with great sadness that we announce to the membership that long time member Bob Saad passed away this past weekend (May 2019). Bob was well known across the industry and worked throughout Canada on many successful feature films and television series.  

A private service for the family has been held and a celebration of Bob's life will be held in June. We will let you know once we receive further details. Our condolences to Bob's family, friends and colleagues at this sad news.  

In Memoriam Robert Saad

À la mémoire de François Protat
C'est avec beaucoup de tristesse que nous avons appris le décès de François Protat. Son talent ne faisait aucun doute, de plus, il a contribué à sa façon à la longue tradition cinématographique québécoise. Il a généreusement exprimé son talent dans le cadre de prodcution Internationale l'amerant ainsi à travailler partout au pays. Il gardera à jamais un bon souvenir de ses nombreuses expériences de travail à Toronto. Au Québec, il demeurera à jamais un grand de l'image sans oublier sa générosité exprimée dans le partage de ses connaissances auprès de ses nombreux élèves qu'il a eu au fil des années! 

Il laisse dans le deuil son fils l'assistant caméra Martin Protat ainsi que sa fille Zoé à qui nous offrons nos plus sincères condoléances. Prenez connaissance de la la lettre de Martin Protat en cliquant ici.

December 20, 2018

  We are saddened to inform the membership of the passing of longtime I.A.T.S.E. Local 667 member

Stew Aziz on Dec 20th, 2018.   Stew was a member of I.A.T.S.E. Local 667 since May 1986 as a camera assistant and moved on to working at Panavision and finally Keslow Camera.  Stew served both on the Executive Board as well as serving as a Trustee for some time on the I.A.T.S.E. Local 667/669 Health & Welfare Fund. 

A memorial will take place in the spring for Stew.  For further information ont he celebration of life and Scholarship, please click here.

Our thoughts and best wishes are with Stew's family at this time.



September 19, 2018


Andy Chmura - Camera Operator
It is with great sadness that we announce to the membership that long time member Andy Chmura passed away at the beginning of the week. Andy was well known across the industry and worked across Eastern
From Married to It, Long Kiss Goodnight and the Jesse Stone MOWs to Pacific Rim and Good Witch, Andy was a well regarded operator. 

While we do not have details of funeral arrangements, we will pass them on to everyone once we have been notified by his family. 

Condolences to his friends and colleagues at this sad news.

We want to inform the membership that Stephen Sebert, one time member of Local 667 camera assistant, passed away June 19 2018. He was 56 years old. After a strong career as an assistant with us, Stephen went out west to work as a Local 669 member. He worked on a number of shows in Ontario including New York Minute and Wonderfalls.

There will be celebration of his life in Calgary, sometime in the future. We will pass along that information when we have it.

IATSE Local 667 Director of Photography, William Walker Reeve passed away on Wednesday May 23rd 2018.

William will be remembered for his contributions to large format IMAX documentaries, as well as 3D cinematography. He was a co-founder of the 3D Camera Company in Toronto, and the last few years he spent his time perfecting the art of bow making.

He will be deeply missed by his sons and daughters Johnathon Reeve Local 667 member (DIT), Lauren, Lenny and Amelie, and the rest of his family.

Ross Edward Leslie October 23, 1959 - March 13, 2018   

Obituary of Ross Leslie

 It is with great sadness that the family of Ross Edward Leslie announces his sudden passing on Tuesday March 13, 2018.  Ross is predeceased by his loving parents, Cameron and Manny (Madeleine) Leslie and leaves his wife Cathy, daughter Lauren, brother Trevor (Elizabeth), sister Sharon (Scott), sister-in-law Karen, brother-in-law John (Terri) nephews Paul, Harry, Christopher, niece Kendra, in-laws Cliff and Betty, many cousins and a world of friends. 

Ross was a wonderful man whose heart stretched from the city streets of Toronto to the Laurentian lakes and the cliffs of Newfoundland. 

Ross was a Montrealer born and bred who lived and worked in the film and television industry in both Ontario and Newfoundland. After over 10 years in theatre, as an actor and tour manager he focused his talents in the film and television industry.  He was widely respected as a Line Producer/Production Manager on shows such as Republic of Doyle, Anne of Green Gables, Frontier, Caught, Little Dog and most recently, Star Trek Discovery. In this role he was a quick thinker with a broad view yet so good at in depth analysis.  He always worked with the lens of kindness balanced perfectly with bluntness. But this does not capture him. 

Ross was a foodie, a quilter, a theatre buff, a master martini maker, a hiker, a photographer, a historian, an actor and a golfer.  He collected friends like he collected art. Ross became friends with people immediately.  He did it by inviting them over for martinis and dinner, on a hike, or simply for a coffee.  If you were to name a few of his attributes, you'd say wise, kind, thoughtful, trustworthy, romantic, hilarious, but loyal and generous would top the list. He supported everyone in big ways and small. He gave often and with grace and ease.  

Ross worked hard but also knew how to live well.  He was the guy who was given the best tables in the best restaurants and sat so that he was perfectly framed, by a window or door. He was the man who had impeccable taste in impossibly pointed shoes. He was the person who every bloody year replaced the art in his rental home in St. John's with favourite pieces from his collection of local Newfoundland artists.  He hiked with a bottle of wine, 'truffled' cheese and real china in his backpack. He even has a sealskin coat named "The Ross" after him.

He wasn't just a member of the Dunany Community, he was fully engaged as a leader.  Like his mother, Manny, before him, he loved being Club Captain of the Dunany Country Club for many years.  Like his father, Cam, before him, Ross was president of the same course.  He was also a warden of St. Paul's Church.  

Most importantly, Ross was a family man, well raised by his parents who held family values high.  He spent idyllic childhood summers with them his brother, Trevor and sister, Sharon at their family cottage in Dunany. Dunany is the place that holds his heart. 

Cathy and Lauren were the stars in his life.

When he talked about his daughter Lauren it was with such tremendous pride that people would get teary. Ross was many things to many people, but his biggest and most important role was as a father to Lauren. He was the quintessential 'fun' Dad. He loved to take her on 'big explores' in the woods at the cottage, loved to walk her around on the Dunany golf course before the age of 5 and demonstrated how to 'host' a multitude of parties. If Lauren had to choose which parent to go shopping with it, it would not be practical, thrifty Mom but extravagant Dad. He instilled in her his love for the theatre and the arts. She attended an arts school and has followed in her father's footsteps in the film world and regularly sought his sage advice. 

And when he spoke of his wife Cathy, it was with a "get a load of how good I got it" smile.  (He was right to do so, she's the original kick-ass feminist) Married for almost 28 years, they loved to hike the trails of Newfoundland, cycle in Toronto, and enjoyed spending time at their cottage kayaking, swimming, golfing, and hosting dinner parties with family and friends. With Cathy retiring from teaching this June they were making plans to build a new home on the lake. 

As one of his friends quipped, Ross was unique and stood out in a business filled with individuality. Ross made an enormous difference in the lives he touched. That is the gift he had. "He was a man, take him for all in all, I shall not look upon his like again."  Hamlet 

The family will receive friends at the HUMPHREY FUNERAL HOME A.W. MILES - NEWBIGGING CHAPEL, 1403 Bayview Avenue (south of Davisville Avenue) from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. and 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 22nd.  A funeral service will be held in ST. SIMEON'S ANGLICAN CHURCH, 445 Rue Principal, Lachute, Quebec at 11 o'clock on Thursday, March 29th.  

If desired, in lieu of flowers please feel free to donate to the following charities that Ross held dear:

In Toronto, it's The Actor's Fund of Canada (afchelps.ca ); in Quebec, it's St. Paul's Church, 1176 Dunany Road, Lachute, Quebec, J8H3W8 and in Newfoundland, Perchance Theatre at Cupids www.perchancetheatre.com .  Condolences, photographs and memories may be forwarded through www.humphreymilesnewbigging.com .

February 1, 2018

We are sorry to inform you of the passing of Philippe Champion's father, Marc Champion last week in his 91st year.    Many of you would have worked with Marc over the years.   Our thoughts and wishes go out to the Champion family.

A family memorial will be planned in the spring.




We are sorry to announce the passing of Member, Brother & 2nd Assistant, Henry Zhao. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and those close to him.

A GoFundMe page has been set up by his family:  https://www.gofundme.com/henrys-legacy-fund 




30 Avril 2021

IATSE 667 congratulates all the nominees for this years awards and all the crews working on nominated productions.
The 64th Awards are being planned currently for fall of 2021 with updates coming soon.
Click here for list of nominees

Media is a global industry and Canadian cinematographers have taken a major role on the world stage.
While Canadian productions are gaining recognition internationally, foreign producers are also taking advantage of the skilled craftspeople that our national talent pool can provide.
The CSC Awards recognize the world class work being created at home and abroad by Canadian cinematographers.
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9 Mars 2021
IATSE 667 Unit Publicists Create your Publicity and Marketing Deliverables

Make sure your audience finds you. Hire an IATSE Local 667 Unit Publicist.
Unit Publicists Brochure (PDF) select Read More below, to access the brochure.

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8 Mars 2021
International Women's Day - IATSE 667 and the 667 Women's Committee present ...

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10 Juillet 2020

Nous sommes heureux de partager les recommandations et protocoles de retour au travail de l'IATSE 667

Ces recommandations et protocoles ont été élaborés lors de nombreuses réunions avec les 667 membres par le biais de réunions de comités et de mairies.
Bien que le document d'orientation de l'article 21 Covid-19 soit le principal document utilisé en Ontario, le document IATSE 667 Recommandations et protocoles de retour au travail est conçu comme une référence et un point de départ pour les discussions avec les producteurs lors de la discussion sur le retour au travail. sans ...

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1er Mai 2020
667 memoire du membre Prudence Emery voir ici

Veuillez aller sur mon site voici le lien:  www.prudenceemery.com

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19 Mars 2020

Mise à jour Covid-19 du 19 mars 2020

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16 Mars 2020

Vendredi, la production en Amérique du Nord a commencé à cesser. 

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13 Mars 2020
Mise à jour sur le Covid 19

13 mars 2020 Mise à jour sur le Covid 19

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12 Mars 2020
IATSE International Covid-19 Response

IATSE International has created a CORONAVIRUS UPDATE PORTAL  See also the IATSE International communication letter to the membership

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18 Février 2020
Félicitations à 667 membres en nomination pour les Canadian Screen Awards 2020

Voici les nominations pour Les Prix Écrans Canadiens : Les nominations aux prix Écrans Canadiens ont été annoncés aujourd'hui par l'Académie du cinéma et de la télévision canadiennes.
Félicitations aux membres de l'IATSE 667 nommés pour leur travail:

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14 Janvier 2020
The Lighthouse - Nova Scotia Shot Film reçoit une nomination aux Oscars

Félicitations à l'équipe de tournage du phare tournée à Yarmouth en Nouvelle-Écosse en 2018.


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2 Décembre 2019
Félicitations aux membres des sections locales 667 et ICG 669 pour leurs nominations ASC!

Félicitations à Brendan Steacy, directeur de la photographie sur 667!
Brendan Steacy, csc, a été mis en nomination pour un prix ASC dans la catégorie des:
Episode of a Series for Non-Commercial Television for his work on Titans "Dick Grayson"
Les gagnants seront annoncés lors de la 34e édition des prix ASC de réalisations exceptionnelles, qui se tiendra le 25 janvier 2020 à Hollywood, Californie.

Félicitations également à notre famille 669 pour leurs nominations:
Episode of a Series for Commercial Television:
C. Kim Miles, csc, for Project Blue Book "The Flatwoods Monster"
Motion Picture, Miniseries, or Pilot Made for Television:
Craig ...

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29 Octobre 2019

Le tout premier communiqué de presse, écrit par Ivy Lee - "Le père des relations publiques modernes", a été publié textuellement par le New York Times le 30 octobre 1906. 

Quand un accident de train dans le New Jersey tua 53 personnes le 28 octobre 1906, Ivy Lee convainc le Pennsylvania Railroad de publier une déclaration publique et de donner des interviews à des journalistes amenés sur les lieux.
Le New York Times a été tellement impressionné par cette approche de la communication d'entreprise que le 30 octobre, il a imprimé la déclaration publique en tant que tout premier communiqué de presse et l'a qualifié de "déclaration de la route". 

La ...

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27 Septembre 2019
International Cinematographers Guild at Climate Strike March in Montreal

Thank you Christian Lemay Quebec IATSE Local 667 Business Manager and other Quebec IATSE Local 667 members for marching at this worthwhile cause #ClimateStrike.

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25 Juillet 2019
Guest of Honour invited to TIFF & Venice Film Festival - Paul Sarossy

IATSE Local 667 Director of Photography Paul Sarossy worked with Atom Egoyan on GUEST OF HONOUR which has been invited to TIFF and GUEST OF HONOUR has been Officially selected to Competition at the Venice Film Festival !!!



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27 Mars 2019
2019 CSC Winners

Félicitations à nos membres et à tous ceux qui ont gagné et qui ont été reconnus aux Prix de la Société canadienne des directeurs de la photographie. 

S'il vous plaît  cliquer ici pour la liste

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14 Février 2019
L’A.I.E.S.T. célèbre son 125ième anniversaire d’existence

L’A.I.E.S.T. célèbre son 125ième anniversaire d’existence et nous vous invitons à voir ce vidéo commémoratif des grandes réalisations dans l’histoire de notre grande organisation

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7 Novembre 2018
6 Million Dollars Added to the Nova Scotia Film Fund

N.S. film fund now richer than tax credit Liberals killed

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27 Septembre 2018

New Studio Space Update As we had announced in our recent studio update, CBS has formally announced their new 260,000 square foot facility in Mississauga. There will be 6 sound stages, offices and other facilities. It will be located at Dixie Road and Matheson Blvd. East. The new complex is scheduled to be open in early 2019. Please see the links for the press coverage. 


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11 Septembre 2018
Annonce, mise à jour d'espace Studio

Annonce, mise à jour d'espace Studio

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24 Juin 2018

Nous vous invitons a visiter le site Internet suivant https://www.ia667dp.com/ afin de voir l’étendue du talent de nos directeurs et directrices de la photographie de l’AIEST Local 667, ainsi que leur site Internet personnel, leur bobine de démonstration, leur biographie artistique.

Un éventail impressionnant et diversifié des talents et des gagnants de prix de nos très qualifiés des directeurs et directrices de la photographie travaillant au Canada et à l’International.

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25 Avril 2018
Félicitations à I.A.T.S.E. Local 667/669 Récipiendaires du prix du CSC

Félicitations à I.A.T.S.E. Local 667/669 Récipiendaires du prix du CSC here

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30 Mars 2018
Bell Media takes majority stake in Pinewood Toronto

Bell Media takes majority stake in Pinewood Studios. Bell Media has entered an agreement to take a majority stake in Pinewood Toronto Studios, in partnership with Paul Bronfman’s Comweb Studio Holdings, as well as Castlepoint and the City of Toronto.

The major shakeup in Canada’s studio scene was revealed Thursday morning, with terms of the deal undisclosed.

In entering the studio business, Bell Media stakes a larger claim for its Bell Media Studios brand, which the company has been developing over the last year and was a partner in the recent unscripted series The Launch with Insight Productions and Big Machine Label Group. The Bell Media Studios banner was ...

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8 Mars 2018
Canadian Creative Industries Release New Code of Conduct

Canadian Creative Industries Release New Code of Conduct Read more here  http://www.actra.ca/press-releases/2018/03/canadian-creative-industries-release-new-code-of-conduct/ 

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12 Février 2018
MPAC President Wendy Noss speaks to guests at the "Behind the Red Carpet" event in Ottawa

Fantastic evening Wednesday in Ottawa at "Behind the Red Carpet," hosted by the Motion Picture Association of Canada. The event was held for MPs, Senators, and government staff to demonstrate the Canadian behind-the-scenes jobs that are created by the film industry. The IATSE booth featured UAV's (unmanned aerial vehicles) and various cameras. Some brave guests tried to focus a camera on someone walking up to, and then sitting in, the throne from Reign, built by our talented members. Special thanks to film locals IATSE 873, IATSE 856 Manitoba, IATSE 849, International Cinematographers Guild IATSE Local 667, and IATSE 514 for all their assistance to the International! @MPACanada # ...

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7 Septembre 2017
Cinespace to add two more studios to Toronto Kipling location

Cinespace Film Studios today revealed plans to expand its Kipling Avenue location, breaking ground on two 20,000-square-foot studios and announcing plans to build a permanent underwater filming tank. 

The new facilities, named Titan Studios, were unveiled at a press conference Sept. 7 hosted by Cinespace president and CEO, Steve Mirkopoulos, and Toronto mayor, John Tory. A total of 50,000 square feet will be added to Cinespace's Kipling Avenue location, between the two new studios and support space connecting them. Mirkopolous told Playback Daily that they're hoping to open Titan's doors in August of next year.  

"When I go out selling our film industry, the one ...

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31 Août 2017
Canadian Labour Congress' Pharmacare campaign to provide universal Pharmacare for all Canadians, begins this Labour Day! SIGNEZ LA PETITION !!

Un système complexe existe dans notre pays à l’égard des assurances médicaments, un mélange de couverture d’assurance publique et privée créant ainsi des disparités pour certains quant à l’accès à des médicaments. Sachez que le Canada est le deuxième pays en importance après les États-Unis, quant au coût des médicaments de prescriptions.

Au Canada, nous estimons que 8.4 millions de canadien sur le marché du travail n’ont pas de couverture d’assurance médicaments. De plus, 3.5 millions de canadiens ne peuvent même pas s’offrir les médicaments qui leurs sont prescrits par leur médecin.

Récemment, au congrès du CTC (Congrès du Travail ...

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14 Août 2017
IATSE Statement on Charlottesville, VA

The IATSE condemns the violence and hateful views of the white nationalists in the Charlottesville, Virginia, rally. Our hearts go out to Heather Heyer, state T...roopers Lieutenant H. Jay Cullen and Trooper-Pilot Berke M.M. Bates, and their families.
Equal rights are the cornerstone of the labor movement. We believe that equality for all is a basic human right and we actively oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination.

Read full statement here http://www.iatse.net/news/iatse-statement-charlottesville-va 

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28 Juillet 2017
Financial Health in Canada's TV, Film & Theatre Industries: A Survey

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13 Juillet 2017
IATSE 667 members 2017 Emmy Nominations

Félicitations à Yves Bélanger pour sa nomination aux Emmy's pour meilleure direction de la photographie pour la mini-séries Big Little Lies, nous tenons à féliciter aussi l'équipe de Handmaid's Tale, aussi en nomination pour la meilleur direction de la photographie pour une série d'une heure. (Voir document ci-joint pour la liste complète des nominations)

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4 Juillet 2017
The Importance of Stills Photographers on Set

“There’s been a still photographer on film sets since probably 1915.”  and here's why.... https://medium.com/art-science/when-behind-the-scenes-movie-photos-finally-see-the-light-e137373d9b16 

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14 Juin 2017
Movie and TV industries launch global anti-piracy group

The worldwide movie and TV industries yesterday formed a new global coalition to campaign against online piracy.

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2 Juin 2017
How Toronto’s film and TV production has surged past $2 billion

How Toronto’s film and TV production has surged past $2 billion Read here ...

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11 Avril 2017
Quebec Production Bounces Back on Strength of High Tech

In addition to traditional work, Montreal and Quebec are spearheading virtual reality and augmented reality content creation A wave of fresh changes to Quebec’s film and TV tax credits is sweetening the bid for Hollywood productions — and also giving a hearty boost to virtual reality projects.

Read Variety's article here http://variety.com/2017/artisans/news/x-men-apocalypse-1202027867-1202027867/ 

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6 Avril 2017
Nova Scotia Ups Production Fund

Nova Scotia ups production fund The government has added $6.9 million to the fund thanks to forecasted growth in productions filming in the province. By Regan Reid The government of Nova Scotia is adding $6.9 million to the 2017/18 Film & Television Production Incentive Fund.

The Department of Business announced today that, based on the number of productions it projects will shoot in the province this year, the total budget for the program has been increased to $16.9 million. To forecast demand for the fund, the government and industry monitor funding applications and track the year each production is expected to be completed and paid out.

The fund, which is ...

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13 Février 2017
Bravo à l’équipe de Arrival !

   See page 5 an article en français about our members of IATSE 667 and IATSE 514 in the QFL newsletter.  http://ftq.qc.ca/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/MO119.pdf

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1er Février 2016
Actors Fund Rebrands

L’AFC apporte une aide charitable aux professionnels canadiens de l'industrie du spectacle.

Notre vision:

Un monde où les professionnels canadiens de l'industrie du spectacle sont reconnus et soutenus.

Notre mission:

Par le biais de cette aide charitable, nous prêtons main forte aux professionnels de l'industrie du spectacle du Canada, pour qu'ils puissent maintenir une bonne santé, garder leur dignité et continuer de travailler.

L’AFC apporte une aide charitable aux professionnels canadiens de l'industrie du spectacle. Autrefois connue sous le nom de "

Le travail que font les professionnels de l'industrie du spectacle ...

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26 Janvier 2015
New Sarah Jones "Never Again, Never Forget" Public Service Announcement video


Almost a year after the camera assistant was killed on a Midnight Rider railway shoot in Georgia, the parents of Sarah Jonesare at the Sundance Film Festival today to further their goal of promoting the need for greater industry safety precautions and instructions. “Sarah was a vibrant and eager person who loved her work,” Elizabeth Jones said here. “She went all out to do her very, very best, and her life was cut short.”

 Added Richard Jones on the legacy of his daughter’s death: “We want it go beyond talk and beyond concern. We want it to effect ...

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16 Octobre 2014
Pierre Moreau devient directeur général du Bureau du cinéma et de la télévision du Québec

Le président du Conseil d’administration du Bureau du cinéma et de la télévision du Québec (BCTQ), M. Sylvain Lafrance est heureux d’annoncer la nomination de M. Pierre Moreau à la direction générale de l’organisme. M. Moreau occupait, jusqu’à maintenant, le poste de vice-président senior – Europe et Asie chez Technicolor. Basé à Paris, il était responsable des bureaux de Londres, Rome, Paris et Bangkok pour la division des services créatifs de Technicolor.

Entré au service de l’entreprise en 1999 comme directeur des ventes québécoises, il a depuis gravi de nombreux échelons, accumulant une expérience inestimable dans les divers maillons de l’ ...

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15 Juillet 2014
Do You Need a Unit Publicist? Yes! Here’s Why

One of those roles that’s often misunderstood or under-appreciated is that of the unit publicist, a publicist who focuses on a film’s production. See the full article http://www.filmindependent.org/blogs/do-you-need-a-unit-publicist-yes-heres-why/?utm_source=7.15.14+Tuesday+Email+Blast&utm_campaign=11.05.13+eblast&utm_medium=email#.U9pd2mdzZ9C

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10 Avril 2014
Mandatory Safety Awareness Program when working in Ontario - effective July 1, 2014

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