Actors honoured with award nominations
The nominees for the 10th annual UBCP/ACTRA Awards were announced on Oct. 14.
The winners of the six acting categories will be announced Nov. 21 virtually.
“As we enter our 10th year celebrating Canada’s brightest talents in film and TV, we’re thrilled to host this virtual event and offer a special opportunity for our members and the public to come together to recognize the innovative and imaginative individuals working in our industry,” said Ellie Harvie, UBCP/ACTRA President. “We look forward to showcasing the people that have gone above and beyond during unending changes and uncertainty to bring us the films and shows we love. This year, every nominee is being recognized for work they produced in the pandemic. The quality of the productions, as well as their talent and resilience as performers is truly noteworthy. These incredible nominees that were handpicked by their peers have also given us a sturdy platform to amplify diverse voices in entertainment and showcase the best and latest work in the industry.”
The nominees are:
Best Lead Performance, Male
Antonio Cupo — Sleeping with Danger
Marlon Kazadi — Chained
Aleks Paunovic — Chained
Evan Rein — Blue Hour