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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Thursday, April 04, 2024 Award Nominees, News Release
TORONTO, ON (April 3, 2024) – ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the nominees for the Outstanding Performance on-camera and voice awards and the recipient of the Stunt Award. The 22nd ACTRA Awards in Toronto, proudly sponsored by AFBS, will tak...
Thursday, March 07, 2024 Award Nominees, News Release
TORONTO, ON (March 7, 2024) – ACTRA Toronto is pleased to announce the nominees for the Members’ Choice Series Ensemble Award and the ACTRA Toronto Stunt Ensemble Award for the 22nd annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto. Members’ Choice Series Ensemb...
Monday, January 29, 2024 Award of Excellence, News Release
TORONTO, ON (January 29, 2024) – Award-winning performer Maria del Mar will be presented with ACTRA Toronto’s 2024 Award of Excellence at the 22nd ACTRA Awards in Toronto, which will take place this spring. With close to 100 film and televisio...
Thursday, January 25, 2024 News Release
Toronto, ON (January 25, 2024) – Gail Haupert has stepped into the newly created Director of Contracts role at ACTRA Toronto following the retirement of Director of Commercial Production Judy Barefoot. Haupert moves up from her role as D...
Wednesday, December 20, 2023 News Release, Uncategorized
Toronto, December 20, 2023 – outACTRAto, ACTRA Toronto’s 2SLGBTQIA+ committee, proudly announces the winner of the fifth Queer Your Stories Short Film Competition. The competition is a partnership with the Inside Out Toronto...
Monday, July 24, 2023 News Release
Toronto, ON (July 24, 2023) – ACTRA Toronto is pleased to release its Best Practices for Working with Animals guide, designed to improve workplace safety on set. The Best Practices for Working with Animals guide was created to assist performer...