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ACTRA Toronto announces 19th annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto on-camera and Series Ensemble nominees

From a media release:

ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the nominees for the Outstanding Performance – Female and Male awards and the Members’ Choice Series Ensemble nominees. The ACTRA Awards in Toronto will be broadcast on YouTube on Sunday, February 21, 2021, at 8 p.m. EST.

Nominees for Outstanding Performance – Female:
Clark Backo as Samira in Happy Place (Sienna Films)

Jayne Eastwood as Lady in Hey Lady!, “Episode 1.1” (CBC Gem Original)

Nicole Law as May in Tales from the Loop, “Stasis” (6th & Idaho Productions)

Kari Matchett as Ruby Howard in Fortunate Son, “Eve of Destruction” (Lark Productions/Seven24 Films)

Tamara Podemski as Alison Trent in Coroner, “One Drum” (Back Alley Film Productions/Muse Entertainment Enterprises)

Nominees for Outstanding Performance – Male:
Amir Bageria as Siddhartha Pakam in Grand Army, “Making Moves” (Westward Productions)

Jesse LaVercombe as Dylan in Violation (DM Films)

Brandon Oakes as Aluk in Anne with an E, “A Dense and Frightful Darkness” (Northwood Entertainment)

Rick Roberts as Ted Howard in Fortunate Son, “Chimes of Freedom” (Lark Productions/Seven24 Films)

Adrian Walters as Cassius Ewing in Nurses, “What Size Are Your Feet?” (ICF Films Inc./Entertainment One/Corus Entertainment Inc.)

Nominees for Members’ Choice Series Ensemble Award:
Band Ladies (Highball TV, Moon Astronaut Studios, Dei Gratia Pictures)

Baroness Von Sketch Show (Frantic Films)

Kim’s Convenience (Thunderbird Entertainment)

Murdoch Mysteries (Shaftesbury)

Schitt’s Creek (Not a Real Company)

ACTRA Toronto is the largest organization within ACTRA, representing over 15,000 of Canada’s 27,000 professional performers working in recorded media in Canada. An advocate for Canadian culture since 1943, ACTRA is a member-driven union that continues to secure rights and respect for the work of professional performers.

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Link: Young ‘Breadwinner’ actress among ACTRA winners

From the Canadian Press:

Link: Young ‘Breadwinner’ actress among ACTRA winners
The star of the Oscar-nominated animated Canadian co-production The Breadwinner was among the honourees at the ACTRA Awards in Toronto.

Toronto actress Saara Chaudry, who voices the lead role of a young girl who helps her family in Afghanistan, won the award for best voice performance at Saturday’s show. Continue reading.Facebooktwitterredditlinkedinmail

The 16th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto nominees

From a media release:

ACTRA Toronto is very proud to announce the nominees for the 16th Annual ACTRA Awards inToronto, a celebration of the 75thanniversary of ACTRA. The ACTRA Awards in Toronto will take place at The Carlu on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

Nominees for Outstanding Performance – Female:
Kristin BoothEthel Kennedy in The Kennedys After Camelot, Episode 1 (Muse Entertainment Enterprises)
Sarah Gadon — Grace in Alias Grace, Episode 6 (Halfire Entertainment)
Sheila McCarthy — Hagge in Martin’s Hagge (Dog-Eared Productions)
Tatiana Maslany — Fran in Apart from Everything (Mutual Friends Films)
Tatiana Maslany — Various in Orphan Black, “To Right the Wrongs of Many” (Temple Street Productions)

Nominees for Outstanding Performance – Male:
Richard Clarkin — Morgan in The Drawer Boy (Open City Works)
Stuart Hughes — Angus in The Drawer Boy (Open City Works)
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee — Appa in Kim’s Convenience, “Hapkido” (Thunderbird Entertainment)
Tony NappoQuinn Diaz in Split Seconds (Toronto 48 Hour Film Project)
Ronnie Rowe Jr. — Black Cop in Black Cop (Blac Op Films)

Nominees for Outstanding Performance – Voice:
David Berni — Hector in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, “Inventor Code” (DHX Media)
Saara Chaudry — Parvana in The Breadwinner (Aircraft Pictures)
Cory Doran — Donny in 3 Amigonauts, “May the 4th Amigonaut be with You” (9 Story Media Group)
Colin Doyle — Bill in Fangbone“, “The Bill of Magic” (Radical Sheep Productions)
Carter Hayden — Klaus in Hotel Transylvania, “Becoming Klaus” (Nelvana Limited)

The nominees for the outstanding performance awards are chosen by a jury of ACTRA Toronto performers.

Nominees for the Members’ Choice Series Ensemble award are:
Baroness Von Sketch Show (Frantic Films)
Kim’s Convenience (Thunderbird Entertainment)
Murdoch Mysteries (Shaftesbury)
Orphan Black (Temple Street Productions)
Schitt’s Creek (Not a Real Company)

Nominees for the ACTRA Toronto Stunt Award are:
Hubert Boorder & Max White (joint nominees)
Shara Kim
Angelica Lisk-Hann
Chris Mark & James Mark (joint nominees)
John Stead

The winner of the 2018 ACTRA Toronto Stunt Award will be decided by a vote of ACTRA Toronto’s stunt community.

ACTRA Toronto performer Tamara Podemski will present her sister Jennifer Podemski with the Award of Excellence.

The show will be hosted by Colin Mochrie, written by Diana Frances, with live music by God Made Me Funky. Following the lead of #TIMESUP, the dress code will be black.

The ACTRA Awards in Toronto are sponsored this year by: Diamond: AFBS. Platinum: ACTRA National & PRS, Bell Media, SAG-AFTRA. Gold: CBC, CMPA, Deluxe, FirstOntario Credit Union, HUB International, IATSE 873, USW. Silver: Cavalluzzo, DGC Ontario, Don Carmody Productions, RBC, Take 5 Productions. Bronze: Addenda Capital, Creative Arts Savings & Credit Union, Entertainment Partners Canada Inc. and Canada Film Capital, Grant Thornton, NABET 700-M UNIFOR, New Real Films, Serendipity Point Films, Thunderbird Films, Universal Promotions, WGC, Whizbang Films. Post-Show Reception: eOne

ACTRA Toronto is the largest organization within ACTRA, representing over 15,000 of Canada’s 23,000 professional performers working in recorded media in Canada. As an advocate for Canadian culture since 1943, ACTRA is a member-driven union that continues to secure rights and respect for the work of professional performers.Facebooktwitterredditlinkedinmail