British Columbia Talent Agency Regulations


Section 1 of the Employment Standards Regulation defines "talent agency" and "technical creative person" as follows:

"talent agency" means a person who, for a fee, engages in the occupation of offering to procure, promising to procure, attempting to procure or procuring employment for actors, performers, extras or technical creative film persons;

"technical creative film person" includes a film director, director of photography, production designer,art director, person involved in writing or rewriting scripts, hair stylist, make-up artist, costume designer, or animal coordinator involved in the production of a film, video, television show or television commercial.

For further information on talent agency regulations, please see the Interpretation Guidelines Manual at the following links:

Employment Standards Regulation section 38 Licensing of Talent Agencies  

Employment Standards Regulation section 38.1 Compliance Requirements - Talent Agencies