Cardi Wong, Sarah Chalke, and Gabrielle Rose among winners at 12th annual UBCP/ACTRA Awards

    1 of 1 2 of 1

      The envelopes have been opened and the hardware handed out for the 12th annual UBCP/ACTRA Awards.

      The peer-adjudicated awards show, run by the autonomous branch of UBCP/ACTRA (Union of British Columbia Performers/Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists), highlights talent spanning eight performance categories. Winners for the 2023 edition, announced Saturday night at the Commodore Ballroom, included Sarah Chalke, Gabrielle Rose, and Cardi Wong.

      The evening was hosted by actor and comedian Kwasi Thomas, with 900 actors, industry professionals, and politicians in the audience.

      In addition to the performance accolades, Susan Hogan received the Lorena Gale Woman of Distinction Award for her work as a performer and her industry accomplishments.

      In a release about the festivities, UBCP/ACTRA president and ACTRA national councillor Ellie Harvie said: “Every year when the clips come together for the awards show, I am always amazed at the remarkable talent we have here in BC. I am so proud of our performers who contribute to the growth of the BC Industry and who filled our screens with some much needed entertainment this past year. After all the ups and downs, now is a time to celebrate!” 

      Here’s the list of winners: 

      • Best Lead Performance (Motion Picture): Cardi Wong­—Golden Delicious 
      • Best Lead Performance (Series): Sarah Chalke—Firefly Lane “Heart Shaped Box”
      • Best Supporting Performance (Motion Picture): June B. Wilde—Blood
      • Best Supporting Performance (Series): Gabrielle Rose—The Night Agent “Eyes Only”
      • Best Performance (Made for Television Movie): Greyston Holt—House of Chains
      • Best Stunt Performance: The Night Agent “The Call”—stunt coordinator Mike Mitchell; stunt performers Matt Mylrea, Gerald Paetz, and Chris Webb
      • Best Short Performance: Jess McLeod—“A Little Vacation”
      • Best Voice Performance (Sponsored by Vancouver Film School): Ian Hanlin—The Guava Juice Show “DoomsRoi Device”