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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Monday, April 19, 2021 News Release
Toronto – April 19, 2021 –Today, ACTRA Toronto presents a Showcase featuring a curated selection of self-taped scenes by established and on-the-cusp Black performers in its membership at https://www.diversityshowcase.ca/. The site is a public-...
Sunday, March 21, 2021 News Release, Sandi Ross
Toronto – March 21, 2021 – Winnifred Jong, Jessica Meya and Louis Taylor receive 2020 Sandi Ross Awards Toronto, March 21, 2021 – Tokens creator-director Winnifred Jong and Working the Scene in Colour co-creators Je...
Sunday, February 21, 2021 Awards Gala, News Release
Toronto – February 21, 2021 – ACTRA Toronto is proud to announce the winners of the 19th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto. Outstanding Performance – Female Voice Bahia Watson as Leshawna in Total Dramarama, “Total Eclipse of the Fart” (...
Thursday, February 04, 2021 News Release
For Immediate ReleaseFebruary 4, 2021 Toronto – 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 br...
Thursday, January 21, 2021 News Release
[revised 02.15.21] For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 21, 2021 Toronto – ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the nominees for the Outstanding Performance – Female Voice and Male Voice awards. The ACTRA Awards in Toronto will be broadcast on YouT...
Friday, January 08, 2021 News Release
For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 8, 2021 Toronto – On Tuesday, January 5th, 2021, the ACTRA Toronto Council elected David Gale to succeed Theresa Tova as the new President of ACTRA Toronto. The President sits for a two-year term in accordance ...