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Performers and Related Services

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Animals/Handlers/Trainers

Leading supplier of wild and domestic animals. Qualified coordinators, talented trainers. Exceptional work at resonable rates.
Supplying domestic and exotic animals for motion picture, television and commercial advertising.
Bee wrangling & Rentals for Bees, Wasps & Beekeeping. Our wranglers can produce shots that used to be reserved for CGI!

INSTINCT, ANIMALS FOR FILM

ANDREW SIMPSON

RR3, Site 15, Box 18
Innisfail
AB
T4G 1T8
Canada
(604) 308-5866
Main
Coordinating, supplying & training animals for the film industry, worldwide permits & worldwide locations. ACTRA & SAG member.
Coordinating, supplying & training animals for the film industry, worldwide permits & worldwide locations. ACTRA & SAG member.

Casting Directors

ANDREA BROWN CASTING

2507 Caladonia Ave.
N. Vancouver
BC
V7G 1T8
Canada
(604) 929-6211
Main
(604) 929-6251
Fax
(604) 351-3225
Cell

BRANDSTATTER CASTING INC., HEIKE

LionsGate Studio 4, 210 - 555 Brooksbank
N. Vancouver
BC
V7J 3S5
Canada
(604) 983-5675
Main
(604) 983-5671
Fax
Email 
Principal casting for feature film and television.

ELZINGA CASTING INC., CANDICE

304 - 788 Beatty St.
Vancouver
BC
V6B 2M1
Canada
(604) 331-1501
Main
(604) 331-1549
Fax
Principal casting for film & TV. 4 Emmy Nominations.
Providing principal casting services for commercial, factual & lifestyle-based productions. Extensive credit list available on our website.

MAYRS CASTING INC., COREEN

LionsGate Studio 4, 210 - 555 Brooksbank
N. Vancouver
BC
V7J 3S5
Canada
(604) 983-5675
Main
(604) 983-5671
Fax
Email 
Principal casting for feature film and television.
Feature Films & TV, 2006 & 2007 Emmy Nominee, 2008 Gemini Nominee.

Circus/Acrobatics

Circus Acts, Productions, Rigging & Stunts. Former CIRQUE DU SOLEIL Artists. Corporate & Special Events. Rehearsal & Training Facility.
Professional Artists for Private, Special & Corp Events. Contortion; to show extreme flexibility & strength through the beauty of Acrobatics

Dialect Coaches

Producers trust Tony with their stars: HALLE BERRY, SAM ROCKWELL, STELLAN SKARSGARD,ELIZABETH BANKS, JOEL EDGERTON ... you can too!

Extras Casting

Specialized Talent

High level & Pro ATHLETES: Film, TV, Commercial & Print. Sports Marketing/ Branding/ Endorsements.

SHEA, DAN

2268 W. 3rd Ave.
Vancouver
BC
V6K 1L4
Canada
(604) 733-9776
Main
(604) 733-9778
Fax
(604) 788-0271
Cell
Stunt Co-ordinator: Stargate SGI-10 seasons, Psych 6, Slap Shot II. Hockey Co-ordinator: Net Worth, Gross Misconduct, MacGyver, Commish.

Talent Agencies

High level & Pro ATHLETES: Film, TV, Commercial & Print. Sports Marketing/ Branding/ Endorsements.
Representing Island actors, models and background performers.
Representing Writers - Actors & Extras for film, TV & commercials. By appointment only.
Representing principal actors for TV, Film, Voice, Theatre & Commercials. Kids, Teens & Adults.

CHARACTERS TALENT AGENCY (VANCOUVER) LTD, THE

200 - 1505 W. 2nd Ave.
Vancouver
BC
V6H 3Y4
Canada
(604) 733-9800
Main
(604) 733-6000
Fax
By appointment only. Agent: Jayson.
By appointment only.
Rep. principal performers: Film/TV/Theatre/Commercials/ Print/Voice. See website for submissions. By appt. only. TAMAC; ER#123-550

REAL 2 REEL TALENT AGENCY

6 - 20475 Lougheed Hwy.
Maple Ridge
BC
V2X 9B6
Canada
(604) 465-8146
Main
Teen & adult actors, singers, dancers for film, TV, commercials, theatre, print & voice overs. ER#098-455

REEL KIDS TALENT AGENCY

6 - 20475 Lougheed Hwy.
Maple Ridge
BC
V2X 9B6
Canada
(604) 465-8144
Main
Babies, children & teen actors, singers & dancers for TV, commercials, theatre, & voice overs. Since 1990. ER#098-455.
Kids, Teens & Adults of all ethnicities & multilingual voice talent for film, TV, radio, commercials, narration & animation.

VAN GOGH TALENT INC.

1736 W. 2nd Ave.
Vancouver
BC
V6J 1H6
Canada
(604) 924-9195
Main
(604) 924-9196
Fax
Providing - Actors, Voice Talent, Musicians, For - Film, Television, Commercials, Animation, Corporate Videos, Radio.

Training Facilities/Instruction - (Voice/Acting/Writing)

Professional voice-over training for the animation, commercial, narration, ADR & gaming industries. Workshops & consultations; all levels.
Studio Directors: Joe-Norman Shaw & Christiane Hirt.

PRAXIS CENTRE FOR SCREENWRITERS

3305 - 149 W. Hastings St.
Vancouver
BC
V6H 1H4
Canada
(778) 782-7880
Main
(778) 782-7882
Fax
Email 
Located at SFU. Offers: Seminars, Courses & Workshops; Script Analysis; Screenplay Competitions and Promotions.
Studio Directors: Christiane Hirt & Joe-Norman Shaw.
Acting training for children, teens and adults. Private coaching and high quality online audition uploading by appointment.

Tutors/Chaperones

Experienced, professional, personable teachers proficient in all core subjects including French, Spanish, German, Math & Science.
Engaging, professional & set friendly teachers with teaching credentials in Canada & the US, including Studio Certification.

SHOOTING STARS CERTIFIED STUDIO

AND SET TEACHERS

Mary Jo Macvey . . . . . . . . . .(604) 224-4649
Tracey Shelly . . . . . . . . . . . . .(604) 319-5945
Rachel Graham . . . . . . . . . . .(604) 739-7948
Excellent, professional US & Canadian teachers. Full working knowledge of industry standards. Serving the industry brilliantly since 1992.

Voice overs/Narration

English & multilingual voice-over talent for film, TV, radio, commercials, narration, ADR, & animation in all major languages & accents.
Award winning V.O. actor specializing in animation, commercials, narration, the gaming industry & ADR. Innumerable credits; demos available.

Writing - Scriptwriters

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