The Winners of the ACTRA Awards in Toronto 2015

TORONTO, Feb. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - ACTRA Toronto is proud to announce the winners of the 13th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto.

Outstanding Performance – Female
Tatiana Maslany (Various in Orphan Black)

Outstanding Performance – Male
Gavin Crawford (Adam in Two 4 One)

Outstanding Performance – Voice
Cory Doran (Multiple Personality Mike in Total Drama, "The Final Wreck-ening")

Tina Keeper presented ACTRA Toronto's 2015 Award of Excellence to Tantoo Cardinal and Marco Bianco presented the ACTRA Toronto Stunt Award to Jamie Jones.  

"The performers honoured tonight make us proud to be Canadian," said David Sparrow, President of ACTRA Toronto. "They show off Canada to Canada and to the rest of the world in all its marvelous diversity. And they do it with unique and outstanding talent."

The annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto were presented at The Carlu on February 20, 2015. The gala evening was hosted by Arisa Cox with live music by God Made Me Funky.

The 13th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto was sponsored by: DIAMOND SPONSOR: Actra Fraternal Benefit Society PLATINUM SPONSORS: ACTRA National and Performers' Rights Society, Bell Media GOLD SPONSORS: CBC, CMPA, Film & Entertainment Industries (City of Toronto), Deluxe, In Your Ear Productions, IATSE 873, Rhombus Media, Shaftesbury, United Steelworkers SILVER SPONSORS: Cavalluzzo, RBC Royal Bank BRONZE SPONSORS: Addenda Capital, Corus Entertainment and Nelvana, Creative Arts Savings & Credit Union, Directors Guild of Canada (Ontario), Don Carmody Productions, Entertainment One, Grant Thornton, HUB International, New Real Films, Take 5 Productions, William F. White, Writers Guild of Canada. Music sponsored by: Recording Artists' Collecting Society

ACTRA Toronto is the largest organization within ACTRA, representing more than 15,000 of Canada's 22,000 professional performers working in the English-language recorded media in Canada. As an advocate for Canadian culture since 1943, ACTRA is a member-driven union that continues to secure rights and respect for the work of professional performers.

SOURCE ACTRA Toronto

For further information: Karen Woolridge, Public Relations Officer, Mobile: (416) 937-1437, email: kwoolridge@actratoronto.com

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