Cayle Chernin Awards

THE CAYLE CHERNIN AWARDS

THE CAYLE CHERNIN AWARDS

The Sixth Annual Cayle Chernin Awards

An Evening of Recognition, Music and Celebration of Women in the Performing Arts hosted by the inimitable David Gale and Fargo star Linda Kash with Randy Vancourt on the ivories.

Wednesday May 17, 2017
Wine & Cheese: 6:30;  Awards: 7:30
Heliconian Hall
35 Hazelton Ave., Toronto

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.

  • MEDIA ARTS: PRODUCTION is a $2500.00 Cash Prize, $2,000 in-kind services from William F. White, access to a respected paid Industry Mentor through CSARN, (Canadian Senior Artists Resource Network).
    Finalists: Annie Bradley/Blowback | Sarah Slywchuk/The Music Upstairs | Rachel Cairns/Mom & Me
     
  • MEDIA ARTS: DEVELOPMENT is a $1000.00 Cash Prize plus access to a respected paid industry mentor through CSARN.
    Finalists: Jillian Rees-Brown/Living Memory | Camille Hollett-French/Her Story | Chala Hunter/Beaver
     
  • THEATRE: PRODUCTION is a $2500.00 Cash Prize plus access to a respected paid Industry Mentor through CSARN. In kind TBD.
    Finalists: Ruth Goodwin/Lemon, Lemon, Lemon, Lemon | Rebecca Applebaum/Reality Theatre | Wendy Lands/What The World Needs Now.
     
  • THEATRE: DEVELOPMENT is a $1000.00 Cash Prize plus access to a respected paid industry mentor through CSARN.
    Finalists: Ronit Rubinstein/Bad. Bible. Bitches | Sarena Parmar/Between | Zoe Erwin-Longstaff/Pyramid Shaped Marble Attachments

Meet the 2017 finalists!

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 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.