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2010 Press Releases Archive
ACTRA celebrates Shirley Douglas on International Women’s Day
March 3rd, 2010 - The National ACTRA Women’s Committee celebrates Shirley Douglas in our spotlight for International Women’s Day. “Shirley is a role model and an inspiration to women performers across the country,” said Christine Willes, Chair of the ACTRA National Women’s Committee.
MAKING CANADIAN FILMS AMERICAN NOT THE PATH TO SUCCESS: We have to get over this national inferiority complex
February 22nd, 2010 - Canadian stars are incensed to hear that once again, Telefilm Canada is considering using taxpayer’s money to buy Hollywood talent. In a weekend CBC News report, Telefilm Chair Michel Roy said he is urging Heritage Canada to change the rules to allow more U.S. actors to take leading roles in government-supported feature films.
ACTRA ELECTS NEW NATIONAL EXECUTIVE
February 8th, 2010 - ACTRA’s National Council has elected a new National Executive and Treasurer to join National President Ferne Downey and Vice President Tyrone Benskin to form ACTRA’s elected leadership. The new team includes a mix of experience and new energy from across the country.
PERFORMERS PRESENT EUGENE LEVY WITH ACTRA AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: Special ceremony held at Canadian Consular Residence in Los Angeles
January 21st, 2010 - ACTRA honoured Canadian star Eugene Levy with an ACTRA Award of Excellence on this afternoon at a reception at the Canadian Residence of David Fransen, Consul General of Canada in Los Angeles.
EUGENE LEVY TO RECEIVE ACTRA AWARD OF EXCELLENCE: Ceremony to be held January 21, 2010 in Los Angeles
January 14th, 2010 - ACTRA will honour Canadian star Eugene Levy with ACTRA National’s Award of Excellence on January 21, 2010 at a special afternoon reception at the Canadian Residence of David Fransen, Consul General of Canada in Los Angeles.
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