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The ACTRA Awards in Toronto
Submit a Performance for Awards Consideration
Any member in good standing can give a nod of appreciation to outstanding performances in principal roles by fellow ACTRA Toronto members by submitting them for consideration for the ACTRA Awards in Toronto! Just complete this simple online form (here are some eligibility details!)
Submissions are already open for the 12th Annual Awards to be presented in 2014. To be eligible, a performance must be in a Principal role in a production first shown between November 1, 2012 and October 31, 2013.
11th Annual Awards Thanks and Congratulations!
ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the winners of the 11th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto.
Outstanding Performance – Voice
Shannon Kook-Chun (Requiem for Romance)
Outstanding Performance – Female
Tatiana Maslany (Picture Day)
Outstanding Performance – Male
Shawn Doyle (The Disappeared)
"It's worth noting, I think, that this year's fantastic winners starred in three independent Canadian films: Requiem for Romance, a short animated film by Jonathan Ng, Picture Day by Kate Melville and The Disappeared by Shandi Mitchell. All writer-directors and two of them female," said ACTRA Toronto's President, David Sparrow. "Groundbreaking representation on lots of levels."
Rick Mercer presented ACTRA Toronto's 2013 Award of Excellence to Shirley Douglas, honouring her lifetime of acting and activism.
The annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto were presented at The Carlu on February 23, 2013 with a gala evening hosted by Elvira Kurt with live music by multiple Maple Blues nominee, Shakura S'Aida. The ACTRA Awards in Toronto recognize outstanding performances by ACTRA Toronto members.
ACTRA Toronto thanks the generous sponsors of The 11th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto:
Actra Fraternal Benefit Society
ACTRA National and ACTRA Performers' Rights Society, Bell Media Gold Sponsors CBC, Canadian Media Production Association (CMPA), City of Toronto Film & Television Office, Deluxe, Rhombus Media, Shaftesbury, STARLIGHT - The Canadian Movie Channel, United Steelworkers
eOne, Cavalluzzo Shilton McIntyre & Cornish LLP Barristers & Solicitors, Royal Bank of Canada
Breakthrough Entertainment, Creative Arts Savings & Credit Union, Directors Guild of Canada (Ontario), Don Carmody Productions, Grant Thornton LLP, Muse Entertainment Enterprises Inc. and Back Alley Film Productions Ltd., New Real Films, Pinewood Toronto Studios, Take 5 Productions, Whizbang Films, Writers Guild of Canada