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General Information

The Directors Guild of Canada, British Columbia District Council covers the following categories:

  • Director
  • 2nd Unit Director
  • Production Manager
  • Unit Manager
  • 1st Assistant Director
  • 2nd Assistant Director
  • 3rd Assistant Director
  • Additional Assistant Director Background Coordinator
  • Location Manager
  • Assistant Location Manager
  • Location Scout
  • Production Assistant

The DGC is a national organization and Members are able to work anywhere in Canada. However, each District Council covers different categories under their respective Collective Agreements. Please go to the National website and click on the the "District Councils" drop down menu in the top right corner to see the other 6 District Councils.

If you are just starting out in the business and want to join the DGC as a Production Assistant, please click on the "Entry Level Permittee Logbook Holder Program" tab. If you are a Canadian citizen or Permanent Resident and have experience in any other of our categories, please click on the "Joining as a Full Member" tab.

Latest News

September 29, 2016

Should you feel unable to approach your Category Head, you can call the DGC BC's Anonymous Hotline to report an issue.

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January 07, 2016

The DGC BC supports a Respectful Workplace environment for all those working in the Film and Television industry.

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January 04, 2016

The Actors’ Fund of Canada rebrands as The AFC to communicate its mission of compassionate emergency assistance to all members of Canada’s entertainment industry...

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December 14, 2015

Select videos from the Vancouver International Film Festival Industry Conference are now available...

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December 13, 2015

Looking for industry information?

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May 15, 2015

DGC Health and Welfare plan, operated by the DGC's Health & Welfare Trust, the ReelLife Benefits program is designed to provide you with flexible, affordable and sustainable benefits coverage.

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