On Friday, September 19 the biennial ACTRA Manitoba performance awards were handed out in Winnipeg. NSI was a proud sponsor of the event.
A lot happened in a couple hours.
- Four awards – male and female in TV and film categories.
- 20 actors were nominated.
- 15 of those actors are related to NSI in some way.
- And NSI board of director Carole Vivier was honoured with the Wayne Nicklas Award for her support of actors and the industry in Manitoba.
What a night!
The nominees (with winners asterisked) were:
Less Than Kind developed through NSI Totally Television by Chris Sheasgreen and Marvin Kaye
– Brooke Palsson
– Nancy Sorel*
– Ross McMillan*
– Mike O’Brien
– Arden Alfonso
– Cruise Brown
– Paul Essiembre
Bunks produced by Brendon Sawatzky (NSI Features First), executive produced by Tom McGillis (NSI Global Marketing)
– Tom Keenan
Above: Brendon Sawatzky with Paula Kelly, director of Euphoria
Mr. Hockey produced by Brendon Sawatzky (NSI Features First)
– Ali Tataryn
Euphoria produced by Brendon Sawatzky (NSI Features First)
– Kassidy Love Brown
– Darcy Fehr*
– Sarah Constible
– Brooke Palsson*
The Good Lie directed/produced by Shawn Linden (NSI Features First)
– Stephen McIntryre
My Awkward Sexual Adventure directed by Sean Garrity (NSI Features First)
– Marina Stephenson Kerr
Congrats to everyone.