The Jessies’ eligibility criteria has historically been fluid, requiring revisions year over year as we respond to the changing ecology in Vancouver. These changes represent an effort to find a version of the eligibility guidelines that we can stand behind for a number of years.
1. At least 60% of all artists must be receiving a weekly wage of at least $350 for each week they are working on the production. Producers engaging under contracts other than the CTA or ITA must submit a full artist list indicating which artists are receiving the minimum weekly wage. Only the artists receiving the minimum weekly wage will be eligible.
2. All artists must be receiving a share of net box office profits in a production where 60% of the following roles are filled by full members of CAEA/ACTRA/UdA:
Assistant Stage Managers
Producers must submit a full artist list indicating which artists are full members of CAEA/ACTRA/UdA. In productions meeting this criteria, all artists are eligible.