Cayle Chernin Awards

THE CAYLE CHERNIN AWARDS


THE CAYLE CHERNIN AWARDS

Submissions are Open for the
Seventh Annual Cayle Chernin Awards

Equity Showcase Artistic and Executive Director, Kevin McCormick and the Cayle Committee, chaired by Genna du Plessis, and the committee of Dwight McFee, Lisa Baylin, David Gale, Alexa Carroll, and Jeff Saunders are proud to announce the 7th Annual Cayle Chernin Awards to be held at The Heliconian Hall, Yorkville on Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 7:30 pm.

Established in 2012 to honour the life and work of actor, documentary filmmaker, writer, teacher and mentor Cayle Chernin (1947 – 2011). The Cayle Chernin Awards are presented to emerging or transitioning female artists to assist in the creation of a new work. The Cayle Chernin Memorial Fund and Equity Showcase are very proud of the past recipients of the CCA’s: Collette Micks (M), Susanna Fournier (T), Fenulla Jiwani (M), Melissa D’Agostino (M), Audrey Dwyer (T), Jani Lauzon (M), Andrea Scott (T), Jillian Rees-Brown (M), Ronit Rubenstein (T), Ruth Goodwin (T), Annie Bradley (M).

The 2018 CCA Media Arts Production Award and the CCA Theatre
Production Award
each comprise:

  • $2000.00 Cash Prize
  • access to a respected paid Industry Mentor through CSARN
    (Canadian Senior Artists Resource Network), including $1,500
    in approved expenses incurred by the artist during the
    mentorship.
  • in-kind industry services, TBD

Apply Now!

Deadline for application is Friday March 17, 2018.

Meet the 2017 finalists!

Cayle Chernin’s career spanned four decades in film and on stage, developing new works and encouraging young artists. Her professional journey began co-starring in Don Shebib’s 1969 classic film Goin’ Down the Road and came to a close with Mr. Shebib’s acclaimed sequel Down The Road Again. An overview of her career can be accessed at www.caylechernin.com.

Past recipients of the CCAs include Collette Micks (M), Susanna Fournier (T), Fenulla Jiwani (M), Melissa D’Agostino (M), Audrey Dwyer (T), Jani Lauzon (M), Andrea Scott (T), Jillian Rees-Brown (M), Ronit Rubenstein (T), Ruth Goodwin (T), Annie Bradley (M).

The CCAs are made possible by the generous support of its sponsors: AFBS, CSARN, ACTRA Toronto, Bains Partners LLP, William F. White International Inc., Double Chocolate Fountains, and MHLD Prod. Inc

We are at a frontier of new connection to our audiences, marketing and distribution. New ideas, new ways and opportunities to make it happen… and we are ready.

Cayle Chernin, Toronto 2005.