THE 20TH ACTRA AWARDS IN TORONTO
TORONTO, March 6, 2022 /CNW/ – ACTRA Toronto is proud to announce the winners of the 20and ACTRA Awards in Toronto.
Outstanding Performance – Gender Nonconforming or Female Voice
Angela Asher as Voice of God, Silver Cord Trailer (Space Mop)
Outstanding Performance – Gender Nonconforming or Male Voice
Joshua Graham like Sam Whippet in Come on, Dog. Goes!, “Dog the Good Thing” (DreamWorks; WildBrain Studios)
Outstanding Performance – Gender Nonconforming or Female
Kelly McCormack like Darren in sugar daddy (Clique Pictures; Violator Films; Floyder Films)
Outstanding Performance – Gender Nonconforming or Masculine
Dayo Ade like Anthony in Sleep Cinema (Inferno Pictures Inc.)
Karl Secateur presented the 2022 ACTRA Toronto Achievement Award to Art Hinder.
Karen Robinson announced that Sphère Média and Sienna Films Kind of wins Member’s Choice Series Ensemble Award. Kaya Kanashiro and Aden Bedardwho play children Violet and Henry on the show, accepted the ensemble award.
A new ACTRA Toronto Stunt Ensemble award was launched this year. The nominees were mayor of Kingstown, alley of nightmares and Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City. Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City won the inaugural award for a big platforming stunt in the film. Award winning stunt coordinator Angelica Lisk-Hann presented the award to the stunt coordinator Dan Skenewho accepted the award on behalf of the stunt ensemble.
“The 20and anniversary of our awards turned out to be a superb celebration of the exceptional talent of ACTRA Toronto, including the recipient of the award of excellence, the illustrious Art Hinder“, declares the president David Gale. “Our awards showed once again that we have the exceptional range of talent to authentically tell any story, and as the Stunt Ensemble competition has proven, if it’s action you want, we have it too. Plus, with more studio space being built OntarioI’m super excited about the increased opportunities for all of our talented stars to show the world what we can do.”
The 20and ACTRA Awards in Toronto were featured online on ACTRA Toronto’s YouTube channel tonight at 8 p.m. EST.
The 20and ACTRA Annual Awards in Toronto have been sponsored by: OR: Actra Fraternal Benefit Society; ACTRA National; Bell Media; CMPA; Creative Arts Financial, a division of FirstOntario; United Steelworkers. SILVER: Cavalluzzo. BRONZE: HUB International; NABET 700-M UNIFOR; Take 5 productions; Whizbang Movies.
ACTRA Toronto is the largest organization within ACTRA, representing over 15,000 from Canada 27,000 professional performers working in recorded media Canada. A champion of Canadian culture since 1943, ACTRA is a member-driven union that continues to uphold the rights and respect for the work of professional performers.
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