UBCP/ACTRA Announcement of 2022 Nominees


B.C.’s Annual Awards Spotlight the Brightest Talent In Television and Film

Vancouver, BC (October 13, 2022) — UBCP/ACTRA, the autonomous branch of ACTRA in British Columbia, has announced this year’s nominees for the 11th Annual UBCP/ACTRA Awards. The awards ceremony honours members in six categories for their exceptional contributions to the entertainment industry in the past year. As a peer-adjudicated awards show, the gala will highlight talent across multiple categories,  providing an evening of celebration for nominees, winners and fellow industry members.

“We have a superb group of talented nominees this year who we will be able to honour – in person – at the Vancouver Playhouse. It’s been a tough couple of years, but we should all be extremely proud of how we, as individuals, and also as an industry, weathered the storm,” said Ellie Harvey, UBCP/ACTRA President and National Councillor. “Our nominating and adjudicating committees, volunteers and staff have all worked tirelessly to ensure that the awards night will be a true celebration of the talent and success of our members. It’s an exciting time for everyone in the BC production community and I look forward to feeling this energy in person!”

The UBCP/ACTRA Awards will be held on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at the Vancouver Playhouse with over 600 industry professionals including UBCP/ACTRA members, press and politicians in attendance.

UBCP/ACTRA Awards 2022 – Nominees 

Best Lead Performance, Female
Agam Darshi – Donkeyhead
Taylor Hickson – Motherland: Fort Salem – Delusional
Jana Morrison – Astrid and Lilly Save The World – Teeth
Lauren K Robek – The Cradle Did Fall
Jewel Staite – Family Law – Legacy
Justine Warrington – Secrets of a Gold Digger Killer

Best Lead Performance, Male
Antonio Cupo – Wrath: A Seven Deadly Sins Story
Daniel Doheny – Drinkwater
Max Lloyd-Jones – Love, Classified
Stephen Lobo – Donkeyhead
Brian Markinson – Tribal – The Kid Had A Gun
Tom Stevens – Moonshine – Standby Out of Newark

Best Supporting Performance, Female
Alison Araya – Peacemaker – Best Friends For Never
Fiona Fu – Blood and Water – Blood Brothers
Leah Gibson – Joe Pickett – The Most Hated Man in 12 Sleeps
Lauren K Robek – Yellowjackets – Bear Down
Cassandra Sawtell – Disappearance in Yellowstone
Savonna Spracklin – Wildhood
Tasya Teles – Shoresy – Never Lose Again

Best Supporting Performance, Male
John Cassini – Tribal – The Tomb
Ricky He – From – The Way Things Are Now
Eric McCormack – Drinkwater
Ryan McDonell – Shoresy – Know Your Role
Taylor St.Pierre – Under the Banner of Heaven – Blood Atonement
Markian Tarasiuk – There’s Someone Inside Your House

Best Voice Performance
Bethany Brown – Supernatural Academy – Parallel Lives – Part A
Ian Hanlin – Angry Birds: Summer Madness – Much Ado About Pudding
Bill Newton – LEGO Marvel Avengers: Loki in Training
Adrian Petriw – The Guava Juice Show – Spicy Challenge
Vincent Tong – The Ice Age Adventures of Buck Wild
Keegan Connor Tracy – Consumer

Best Stunt Performance
Yellowjackets – F Sharp

Stunt Coordinator: Jeff Aro
Stunt Performers: Maja Aro and Kia Stuart

Batwoman – Power
Stunt Coordinator: Brent Connolly
Stunt Performer: Mel Jin

Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Stunt Coordinator: Marny Eng
Stunt Performers: Colby Chartrand, Kevin Fortin, Leif Havdale and Jeff Sanca

The Peacemaker – It’s Cow or Never
Stunt Coordinator: Gaston Morrison
Stunt Performers: Marcus Aurelio, Jason Bell, William Bokan, Rob Boyce, Mig Buenacruz, Doug Chapman, Simon Chin, Daniel Cudmore, Tamara Daroshin, Justin Doran, Jonel Earl, Ashlea Earl, Rebecca Ferguson, Kory Grim , Kevin Haaland, Jon Johnson, Sean Kohnke, Alex Kyshkovych, Wei-Hsin Lee, Mike Mitchell, Panou, Dominic Polubinski, Josh Rasile, Julia Rekaikyna, Andrea Ross, Darryl Scheelar, Mitra Suri, Derick Vizcarra and Shelene Yung

Snake Eyes : GI Joe Origins
Stunt Coordinator: Kimani Ray Smith
Stunt Performers: Krista Bell, Mig Buenacruz, Mike Crestejo, Johnson Do, Ken Do, Lars Grant, Leif Havdale, Vincent Khai, Keanu Lam, Randy Lee, Irma Leong, Gerald Paetz, Rick Pearce, Dan Redford, Jeff Sanca, Todd Scott, Dimitry Tsoy, Shota Tsuji, Angela Uyeda, Brennan Walstrom, Kye Walstrom and Chris Webb

For images and quotes from the Nominees, please click here.

The Union of British Columbia Performers (UBCP/ACTRA) is an autonomous branch of ACTRA (Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists), the national organization of professional performers working in the English-language recorded media in Canada. UBCP/ACTRA’s almost 8,000 members are an integral part of the approximately 28,000  performers who have come together to build ACTRA, the strongest Union of cultural workers in Canada.

Media are invited to interview nominees on the red carpet and/or leading up to the awards.

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