IATSE 891 commissioned Indigenous artist Calvin Charlie-Dawson to create two designs as part of the Union’s efforts towards reconciliation. Calvin shares his story and his inspiration for the designs, which include incorporating the traditional Coast Salish artform into the 891 logo and an Orange Shirt design for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th.

  • Member Spotlight: Kat Ruston

    Kat Ruston is an actor, member of 891’s Lighting Department, and advocate for more Asian representation in media. From being in the spotlight, to working behind-the-scenes, she shares her journey in motion picture production and the best parts of being a union member.

  • Member Spotlight: Blais Michell

    Blais Michell, a member of 891’s Construction and Paint departments, shares his journey into motion picture production and how union members can recognize National Indigenous Peoples Day.

  • Member Spotlight: Jan Kobylka

    Jan Kobylka, a now retired member of 891’s Construction Department, reflects on his long rewarding career in the motion picture industry.

  • Member Spotlights: Sean Oxenbury & Kerri Coombs on Clean Energy

    Members of IATSE 891 are advocating for and piloting the use of clean energy solutions to reduce the use of diesel on set — helping to lead the way on making motion picture production more sustainable.