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The VPA is offering an attractive extended health and dental plan to all members of the VPA. The plan includes Prescription Drug coverage, Paramedicals (eg. Chiropractor, Physio, Massage), and Travel Insurance. Dental coverage ranges from Basic checkups to Major coverage options.


The plan is available to all current VPA members. You will be eligible for benefits 60 days after joining the VPA. You will then have 31 days to enroll without having to provide medical evidence.


The VPA plan has three distinct levels of coverage – Bronze, Silver, and Gold.


Click on the documents below to learn more:

Note: Applications received after the enrollment period (the 31 days following the end of the waiting period) may result in restricted benefits, medical questionnaires, pre-existing exclusions, etc.


Don’t wait. Enroll today!


To begin the enrolment process, visit the Arbutus Financial VPA page.






The VPA Travel Plan is offered by Stage and Screen Travel Services and is available to all VPA members for personal or business travel.


Stage and Screen is highly experienced in travel management for Film Industry professionals and companies. They have been managing the travel and logistics for clients across the entertainment sector for more than 20 years. With the VPA Travel Plan, you'll receive specialized and personal support from Stage and Screen’s Derek Beech, an experienced Travel Manager who understands and cares about every aspect of your travel. Through Stage and Screen’s global network, Derek can provide VPA members the opportunity to capture every travel savings and personalized service on such items as:

  • Itinerary Planning
  • Discounts on Airfares and Car Rentals
  • Specially Negotiated Hotel Rates
  • Long Stay Accommodations
  • Last Minute Emergency Hotel Bookings
  • 24/7 Global Emergency Assistance
  • No Charges for Cancellations or Changes

You can contact Derek Beech to set up your profile or book travel at:


Tel: 778.370.1971 / 1.844.499.6867 (Toll Free)

Fax: 778.370.1977

24/7 Emergency Care: 604.805.8764

Email: derek.beech@stageandscreen.ca


Documents:

More info at Stage and Screen Travel Services






VPA members receive a 50% discount on Fitness Science Membership fees (regular $100 per month).


Fitness Science is a private consulting company at 379 Terminal Avenue in Vancouver. Its mission is to enhance life performance and maximize the health of its members using the most cutting edge methods. Members are entitled to unlimited access to 12 ultra-effective Fitness Science Group Training sessions per week, exclusive preferred rates on personal training and private wellness coaching, and many more benefits.


For more details on this unparalleled value, follow them at Facebook.com/FitnessScienceCorp or send an email requesting information to VPAmember@FitnessScience.ca






Vancouver Web Fest celebrates the progressive evolution of entertainment and programming created exclusively for the Internet. VWF brings together International and Canadian web content creators, producers and viewers through an engaged and responsive forum that acknowledges the cultural significance of this revolutionary genre.


VPA Members are eligible to receive a discount on a full pass to this exciting festival. That includes entrance to workshops, parties, panels, screenings, YouTube panel/meet & greet/screening, keynote speakers, the awards ceremony & gala, and more! The perfect opportunity to network, learn, and play!


VPA Member discounts will be announced at the end of 2017. Tickets go on sale February 2018.


Visit VancouverWebFest.com for more information on this annual event.



Fusion Cine provides products, solutions, and technical resources that transform the way creative professionals gather, manage and communicate their vision. If you shoot, produce or post, FusionCine have the tools and technologies you need, along with the know-how and support to help you be your best.


You can learn more about Fusion Cine's gear and services at https://fusioncine.com, or stay up to date with the latest news in equipment through the Fusion Cine blog at https://fusioncine.com/blog/






Annex Pro offers VPA members a bundle of products and services valued at $1,300

  • An Avid Media Composer 90-day license -- value $300
  • An Audio or Video workstation tune-up -- value $450
  • A Video Editorial Workflow Consultation -- value $500

To activate any or all of these offers, simply contact Annex Pro through their web page at AnnexPro.com/contact, mentioning VPA and the offer(s).


Annex Pro, located at 1485 Venables Street in Vancouver, is a BC-based Value-Added Reseller for software, hardware and IT infrastructure to the Media & Entertainment Industry. Since 1983, Annex Pro has been consulting, training, and supporting the creation of visual effects, animation, games, TV/film and all kinds of digital media. You can follow Annex-Pro updates at Facebook.com/AnnexPro, or by following @AnnexPro on Twitter.






cmiVFX is a Vancouver-based company that provides valuable video training lessons in both real-world and experimental techniques that define the very fabric of the industry. Our training materials cannot be found anywhere else because they provide you with specialized knowledge from mentors who have contributed to the world's most famous movies, video games, and media.


You can learn more about cmiVFX at cmiVFX.com, or by checking out their Vimeo channel at Vimeo.com/cmiVFX1






Located in trendy Yaletown, the OPUS Hotel has been a longstanding supporter and choice of the Vancouver Film Industry and is a proud sponsor of the Vancouver Post Alliance.


OPUS is not only the sole boutique Vancouver Hotel to receive the coveted Forbes Four-Star rating from 2013 through 2017, but it was also named "Top 5 Trendiest Hotels in the World" by TripAdvisor. They are not just the place to stay, but the place to be seen!


Call OPUS today to find out more about your special rate as a VPA member! 604.642.6787





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