Cayle Chernin Awards



The Sixth Annual Cayle Chernin Awards
Application Deadline: Friday, February 17, 2017

Equity Showcase and The Cayle Chernin Memorial Fund are thrilled to announce two new Cayle Awards for 2017 in Theatre and Media Arts Development. This brings to four Cayle Awards, two in production and two in development.

The CCA Media Arts: Production and the CCA Theatre: Production each comprise a $2500.00 Cash Prize and $2,000 in-kind services from William F. White. As well as access to a respected paid Industry Mentor through CSARN (Canadian Senior Artists Resource Network), and traditionally the CCAs in Production receive in-kind industry services, TBD. Investment, Experience and Services.

Past recipients of the CCAs are Collette Micks (M), Susanna Fournier (T), Fenulla Jiwani (M), Melissa D’Agostino (M), Audrey Dwyer (T), Jani Lauzon (M) and Andrea Scott (T).

The Sixth Annual Cayle Chernin Awards: An Evening of Recognition, Music and Celebration of Women in the Arts will be held Wednesday May 17, 2017, at Heliconian Hall, 35 Hazelton Ave., Toronto. Read Press Release

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

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, development or production of a new work.

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.