Labour & Performers


CION's Crew Database

One-stop resource for hiring a crew in Northern Ontario. Classified by position and region, with options to identify specific production names and union affiliation, you’ll find the specialized crew you need right here.


The Nexus Talent Group

Boutique talent agency in Ontario, representing actors for film and television.

Melissa A. Smith Casting

Melissa A. Smith Casting (CDC) is a casting company specializing in casting for feature film and television.

Cast North (Sudbury)

Provides supporting case, extras, and various locations for movies, TV series, and commercials filming in Northern Ontario.

46th Parallel Management (Sudbury)

46th Parallel Management is a Talent Agency representing actors across Northern Ontario.

That Creative Loft (Sudbury)

That Creative Loft is a professional training facility for Northern Ontario actors & models formerly known as MAS Acting Studios. We offer on-camera acting, voice-over and modelling training to individuals of all experience levels & ages. 

Guilds and Unions

ACTRA Toronto

ACTRA Toronto is the largest branch of ACTRA (the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists), the union representing performers in the film, radio, television and new media industries.

Canadian Media Producers Association (CMPA)

The CMPA is Canada’s national trade association for independent English-language media producers.

Directors Guild of Canada - Ontario

The Directors Guild of Canada Ontario (DGC Ontario) is a provincial labour organization representing more than 2,600 key creative and logistical personnel working in the screen-based industries in the areas of direction, assistant direction, design, production management, locations, accounting and editing. 


IATSE Local 634 represents artists, technicians, and craftspeople who work primarily in film, television, and stage production in Northern Ontario.


IATSE Local 667 represents camera professionals and unit publicists who work in all phases of Motion Picture productions filmed or electronically recorded. The membership is comprised of unit publicists and a variety of professional camera people working in different positions based on their experience, skills and the nature of the recorded media.


IATSE Local 411 was formed out to the need for a body to represent Production Coordinators in the Motion Picture and Television Industry in 1998. 


NABET 700-M UNIFOR currently has over 3,000 qualified technicians in fifteen departments of the film and television industry: Continuity (Script Supervisor), Construction, Costume , Grip, Hair, Labour, Lighting, Make-up, Paint, Props, Set Decoration, Sound, Special Effects, Videotape and Transportation.

Writers Guild of Canada

The Writers Guild of Canada represents more than 2,300 professional English-language screenwriters in Canada, creators of entertainment watched around the world.