Employment of Young People in Entertainment

The British Columbia Employment Standards Act and Regulation sets out minimum working conditions for all employees covered under provincial labour laws. These web pages cover the specific regulations that apply to young people in the entertainment industry and their employers in British Columbia.

The entertainment industry means the film, radio, video or television industry and the television and radio commercials industry.

These regulations apply to young people under 15 years of age employed as actors or extras. For more information, please see our Interpretation Guidelines Manual

In addition to regulations for young people in entertainment, B.C. also has regulations for talent agencies.

If you have further questions, please contact:

Film Industry Liason
250, 4600 Jacombs Road
Richmond, BC V6V 3B1
Fax: (604) 713-0450