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We receive many time sensitive breakdowns and phone calls from casting so unless it is an emergency please contact us via email so that we can focus our attention on submissions.
By : admin | Jan 16, 2017

T4A for 2019

T4A forms will be sent out by production payroll companies at the end of February to the address you provided on your time sheets. If you need to update your address, pleaseRead More...
By : admin | Jan 3, 2017

How long it takes to get my payment?

It usually takes 2-3 weeks to get your paycheque from production and then 5 days to process it.
By : admin | Aug 2, 2018

Call Time and Work Day for Background Performers

Call Time All Stars Talent Agency as a licensed talent agency in Vancouver and Greater Vancouver area provides opportunity for background performers to work on tv shows and movies. Such work startedRead More...
By : admin | Jan 26, 2018

What is booking?

All Stars Talent Agency while engaging background performers into work in tv shows and movies in Vancouver and Abbotsford uses definition of “booking” provided in Master Production Agreement between Union of BCRead More...
By : admin | Jan 26, 2018

When does overtime start?

Any time worked by a Background Performer (Extra) in excess of eight (8) hours in any one (1) day shall be paid by film productions in Vancouver at the rate of oneRead More...
By : admin | Jan 13, 2017

Why do you recommend advanced profile for extras?

All Advantage listings appear before Agencyclick basic listings when talent Agents and Casting directors search for talent so you have more chances to be seen and booked
By : admin | Jan 10, 2017

How do you calculate GST?

Current GST (goods and services tax) rate in Canada = 5% from talent agency fee. For example, All Stars Talent Agency fee is $7. GST in this case will be $0.35  
By : admin | Jan 10, 2017

All Stars Talent Agency charges

  15% of gross wages are deducted as the agency fee on bookings. For example, All Stars Talent Agency charges a 15 % fee on gross income.  The production pays the clientRead More...
By : admin | Jan 10, 2017

What should I do if I’m getting late to set?

You should call your agent immediately and let us know how long it will take you to get on set    
By : admin | Jan 5, 2017

How to get UBCP Credit towards Apprentice or Full membership

Initial level background performer earns minimal wage plus 4% vacation fee. One way to get paid more money is to become a member of Union of BC Performers (UBCP). UBCP established threeRead More...
By : Anna Mazur | Jan 3, 2017