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ACTRA

(ˈæktrə)
n acronym for
(Broadcasting) Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television, and Radio Artists
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Representatives of ACTRA, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, the Director's Guild of Canada, the Casting Directors Society of Canada and the Canadian Media Producers Association, representing indie producers, were part of the day-long discussions on addressing sexual harassment in the Canadian industry.
If CBC releases a home video of a programme, it must pay 8 per cent of the absolute gross sales revenue received by CBC to the performers, plus insurance and retirement plan contributions based on that gross payment to ACTRA in trust for the performers.
The committee report followed calls from Shaw and ACTRA, which, in appearances before the heritage committee for its 2010-11 study on digital media, said over-the-top services should also contribute a portion of their revenues to funds supporting the Canadian broadcasting system.
The ACTRA and UBCP collective agreements are useful tools.
16) It was in his June 1970 White Paper on Unemployment Insurance that Bryce Mackasey proposed that "self-employed" persons should be exempt from universal coverage, thus initiating the tax treatment of actor members of CAEA and ACTRA as self-employed artists.
Media-savvy lobby groups such as ACTRA and the Canadian Film and Television Production Association leaned heavily on provincial governments with public demonstrations, while production houses made noises about moving to more tax-friendly provinces, causing British Columbia to increase its credit on foreign productions from 11 to 18 per cent while increasing domestic credits from 20 to 30 per cent.
ACTRA, the union representing Canadian performers, however, appears to be backing SAG's new directives.
We ran a multi-year project with the Canadian Museums Association to explore how museums and galleries across the country could develop approaches to dealing with cultural diversity in the museum community, and helped ACTRA develop its first Into the Mainstream talent directory featuring artists of diverse backgrounds, colour, and accents to bring them to the attention of producers or directors.
Alex Gill, Communications Director for ACTRA Toronto, confirms that the organization is using initiatives such as a poster campaign to promote culturally-inclusive casting in order to level the playing field.
The program was also recognized with nominations from the Writer's Guild of Canada and ACTRA Montreal.
Court is a member of the Canadian union ACTRA, whose performers were also refusing work in solidarity with U.
ThreatConnect already helps ACTRA, R-CISC and other ISACs or ISAOs support their members with data and collaboration.