You are invited to celebrate the brightest rising stars in Oregon at the 2014 Oregon Actors Awards. The awards show, sponsored and attended by talent agents, actors and industry supporters from around the region, is this Sunday October 12 at BodyVox in Portland. The one-hour multimedia awards show starts at 6pm and is preceded by a red carpet entrance at 5pm. Hosted reception follows on-site. RSVP and more information is at www.ompa.org/awards/invitation.
The Oregon Actors Awards recognizes on-camera talent whose work has been featured on network television shows, award-winning feature films, indie shorts and web series.
The 2014 Oregon Actors Awards are presented by Koerner Camera Systems and supported by OMPA, the Oregon Governor’s Office of Film and Television, SAG-AFTRA, Portland Area Theater Alliance (PATA), and APP-NW. The event serves as a fundraiser for PATA’s Valentine Fund, providing financial assistance to actors in times of need.
This year’s Oregon Actors Awards nominees are:
Best Male Actor presented by Ted Rooney (The Librarians, Wild, Portlandia, GRIMM)
Danny Bruno (GRIMM, Portlandia)
Darius Pierce (PDX Live, Portlandia, GRIMM)
Dennis Fitzpatrick (Crimson and Clover, A Standing Still)
Greg James (Wild, Star Drunk)
Best Female Actor presented by Paige McKenzie (The Haunting of Sunshine Girl)
Jana Lee Hamblin (Portlandia, A Standing Still)
Lindsae Klein (Infinite Issues, Stalker)
Brynn Baron (I Play With the Phrase Each Other; Coffee, Table, Book)
Erin McGarry (Portlandia, A Standing Still)
Best Stunt Performer presented by Jerry Buxbaum (Z Nation, Redwood Highway)
Kendall Wells (The Librarians, GRIMM, The Dark Place)
Susan Spencer (Gone, GRIMM)
Keith Cox (The Librarians, Z Nation, GRIMM)
Lex Damis (The Librarians, Z Nation, GRIMM)
Talent Support presented by APP-NW
Dennis Troutman (Option Model and Media)
Taylor Harris (Ryan Artists)
Hillarie Putnam (Red Thread Entertainment)
Stacie Overman (TAKE2)
An additional award, the “Megann Ratzow Above and Beyond” service award, celebrates a community member with exemplary commitment to service and support of their peers.