Wednesday, September 11th, 2019 Toronto, ON – Diggstown writer-producer Floyd Kane and Kim’s Convenience production company Thunderbird Entertainment were honoured at the fourth Sandi Ross Awards during TIFF yesterday evening. The recipients were fêted at an invitation-only cocktail party at Orchid Nightclub hosted by ACTRA Toronto’s Diversity Committee Co-Chairs Lisa Michelle Cornelius and Samora Smallwood. The…

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Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 Toronto – May 22, 2019. On the evening of May 22, 2019, actor-writer-filmmaker and V.P. of ACTRA Newfoundland Ruth Lawrence presented the 6th annual Nell Shipman Award to screenwriter and filmmaker Sherry White and fellow Newfoundlander at Toronto’s The Spoke Club. The Nell Shipman Award is presented annually by The Toronto ACTRA…

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For Immediate Release: Toronto, January 28, 2019 – A new census commissioned by ACTRA Toronto and ACTRA Ottawa with funding provided by Ontario Creates shows that the average earnings of Ontario ACTRA screen performers are not only substantially lower than Ontario workers in all industries, they are also significantly…

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Tuesday, May 03, 2022 News Release
May 2, 2022, Toronto – ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the hiring of Luisa Alvarez Restrepo (she/her) in the role of Manager: Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging. Ms. Alvarez Restrepo is a Colombian-Canadian film executive, progr...
Sunday, March 06, 2022 News Release
Toronto – March 6, 2022 – ACTRA Toronto is proud to announce the winners of the 20th ACTRA Awards in Toronto. Outstanding Performance – Gender Non-Conforming or Female Voice Angela Asher as Voice of God, Silver Cord Trailer (Space Mop) O...
Friday, February 04, 2022 Awards Gala, News Release
Toronto, February 4, 2022 – ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the nominees for its Members’ Choice Series Ensemble Award. The winning show will be announced at the 20th ACTRA Awards in Toronto, broadcast on ACTRA Toronto’s YouTube channel on S...
Tuesday, February 01, 2022 News Release
Toronto, February 1, 2022 – outACTRAto, the queer committee of ACTRA Toronto, proudly announces the winner of the third Queer Your Stories Short Film Competition. The competition is a partnership with Inside Out, Canada’s largest 2SLGBTQ+ film fe...
Thursday, January 27, 2022 Awards Gala, News Release
Toronto, January 27, 2022 – ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the nominees for the Outstanding Performance on-camera and voice awards. The ACTRA Awards in Toronto will be broadcast on ACTRA Toronto’s YouTube channel on Sunday, March 6, at 8 p....
Thursday, December 16, 2021 Awards Gala, News Release
ART HINDLE TO RECEIVE 2022 AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FROM ACTRA TORONTO December 16, 2021, Toronto – Art Hindle, an actor described by his colleagues as Canadian film royalty, will be presented with ACTRA Toronto’s 2022 Award of Excellence at the 20...