2016 UBCP/ACTRA Awards Nominees Are Announced

EMERGING PERFORMER NOMINEE MAYUMI YOSHIDA IMAGE: UBCP/ACTRA

EMERGING PERFORMER NOMINEE MAYUMI YOSHIDA
IMAGE: UBCP/ACTRA

Each year the UBCP/ACTRA Awards gala honours five members for work done in the past year. This awards show is the only peer-adjudicated performer awards show in BC, lending a strong sense of professional pride to the nominees and winners. The red carpet gala will take place at the Vancouver Playhouse on November 12, 2016.

“We are extremely proud to showcase our homegrown talent at the fifth annual UBCP/ACTRA Awards. Each year has been special in its own way and we know that this year we will, once again, experience the feeling of pride we get when we honour the talent here in BC,” says Alvin Sanders, President of UBCP/ACTRA.

The nominees are:

BEST ACTOR

Steven Cree Molison: Blackstone (Retribution)
Eli Goree: Race
Brandon Jay McLaren: Slasher (In the Pride of His Face)
Ty Olsson: UnREAL (Savior)
Aleks Paunovic: Numb
Juan Riedinger: The Romeo Section (Mandate of Heaven)

BEST ACTRESS           
           
Priscilla Faia: You Me Her (Cigarettes and Funions and Crap)
Crystal Lowe: Signed Sealed Delivered (From Paris with Love)
Carmen Moore: Blackstone (Flat Line)
Christina Sicoli: Paranormal Solutions Inc. (Happy Endings and New Beginnings)
Camille Sullivan: The Birdwatcher
                                   
BEST EMERGING PERFORMER
                       
Emily Haine: Fargo (The Gift of the Magi)
Dejan Loyola: Saving Hope (Goodbye Girl)
Julie Lynn Mortensen: Drawing Home
Jacob Tremblay: Room
Jonathan Whitesell: The 100 (Terms and Conditions)
Mayumi Yoshida: The Man in the High Castle (The Illustrated Woman)
                                   
BEST VOICE   
           
Peter Kelamis: My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic (The Hooffields and McColts: Big Daddy McColt)
Andrea Libman: My Little Pony Friendship is Magic (The One Where Pinkie Pie Knows Pinkie Pie & Fluttershy)
Peter New: Littlest Pet Shop (Petnapped!; Sunil)
Lee Tockar: Slugterra (Get Pronto!; Pronto)
Vincent Tong: Nerds and Monsters (Tickle Stick/Monstarrrghs!; Irwin)
                      
BEST STUNT  
           
Leif Havdale: Arrow (Code of Silence)
Leif Havdale: The Flash (Legends of Today)
Adrian Hein: Arrow (Schism)
Stunt Ensemble (Rhys Williams, Leif Havdale): The Candidate
Stunt Ensemble (Mike Mitchell, Lauro Chartrand, Dean Choe, Scott Nicholson, Crystal Dalman): X Files (Babylon)

In addition to the five performance awards, two UBCP/ACTRA industry awards will be presented: the Lorena Gale Woman of Distinction Award and the John Juliani Award of Excellence. Photos and quotes from the nominees can be found here.
 
The UBCP/ACTRA Awards will be held Saturday, November 12, 2016 at the Vancouver Playhouse with over 600 industry professionals including UBCP/ACTRA members, press and politicians in attendance.

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