The APFTQ represents more than 130 independent film and television production firms in Quebec. These companies specialize in feature films, advertising films and all genres of TV production (animation, drama, documentation, vaudeville). The association negotiates all collective agreements with artists` and technicians` associations and acts on behalf of its members with governmental and industrial organizations. The three-year agreement is subject to ratification, but the agreed tariffs will come into effect immediately. This collective agreement covers all terms and conditions of employment with respect to all film and television productions in Canada, with the exception of British Columbia, which has a separate collective agreement. TORONTO (CP) _ Canadian actors and producers reached a preliminary agreement Friday to end a fierce labour dispute that some feared could collapse the country`s once-thriving film industry. On Friday, Bronfman called for an immediate end to the impasse and warned that the ongoing conflicts would endanger the country`s film industry. Bronfman said news of a deal does not assure him that declining business would be restored. . An example of fair treatment is downloading a single copy of an article or part of an article for your own research or private study.
The materials contained in this database are protected by the Canadian Copyright Act and, apart from exercising fair use rights, no unauthorized use or reproduction is permitted without the consent of the copyright holders. If you are prepared to limit your use of this database to uses permitted by the Canadian Copyright Act, click Accept below. Your email address will not be published. Mandatory fields are marked * ACTRA, which represents 21,000 members across Canada, said it has ensured that current productions such as „Deal or No Deal,“ „Little Mosque on the Prairie“ and the upcoming season of „Canadian Idol“ are not affected by the dispute by signing special contracts with individual producers. . . . The country`s film industry is already facing the U.S.
dollar and growing international competition after 9-11, SARS, the growing Canadian loonie. . The Canadian Film and Television Production Association, the Association des producteurs de films et de télévision du Québec and ACTRA have entered into a new three-year independent production agreement. . CfTPA is a not-for-profit commercial organization that works on behalf of nearly 400 companies involved in the production and distribution of English-language television programs, feature films and interactive media products in all regions of Canada. But the Producers` Association complained that the strike significantly harmed potential projects and drew attention to potential U.S. film contracts that were sunk by labor problems. Toronto, February 21, 2007 – After several days of negotiations, the Association of Canadian Cinema and Television (CFTPA), the Association des producteurs de films et de télévision du Québec (APFTQ) and ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) announced today that they have been granted a renewed independent production agreement (API).
Media Monitor is Canada`s leading database of news about the broadcasting system, media ownership and cultural policy in Canada. The purpose of this database is to collect and save messages on these topics without modification, so that the public can access the database free of charge for scientific, research, private study and other related purposes…. ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists) is a national organization of professional artists working in English-language recorded media in Canada. ACTRA represents the interests of 21,000 members across Canada – the foundation of Canada`s much-vaunted professional performance community. Unionized actors have complained about being invited to work for free on the internet and on cell phone shows, with Corner Gas star Eric Peterson, comedian Colin Mochrie and actress Wendy Crewson being among the Canadian actors. . . .