Our Supporters

ORGANIZATIONS

The AFC is grateful to receive support from many theatres, production houses, unions, guilds, associations and other industry organizations.  The list below represents companies which contributed between January 1 and December 31, 2019.

Thanks also to all of our wonderful sponsors of the 2019 Big Swing Golf Tournament.

Champions ($2,500.00 +)

Actra Fraternal Benefit Society
ACTRA National
ACTRA Toronto
Amaze Film + Television
Arts Club Theatre Company
Aubrey & Marla Dan Foundation
Awake Picture Productions Inc.
Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival
Bell Media
Bimm Bros Equipment
Blyth Festival
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS
Cameco Capitol Arts Centre
Canada Life
Canadian Actors’ Equity Association
Canadian Entertainment Industry Retirement Plan
Canadian Institute for Theatre Technology
Canadian Media Producers Association
ClaimSecure
CMPA – BC Producers’ Branch
Deluxe Toronto
Directors Guild of Canada B.C. District Council
Directors Guild of Canada National Office
Directors Guild of Canada Ontario
Drayton Entertainment
Entertainment Partners of Canada Inc.
IATSE International
IATSE Local 212
IATSE Local 514
IATSE Local 58
IATSE Local 669
IATSE Local 856
IATSE Local 873
IATSE Local 891
Matheis Financial Group
MEH Foundation
NABET 700-M UNIFOR
National Arts Centre – English Theatre
Nickle Family Foundation
Panavision Toronto
Première Bobine Inc./Reel One Entertainment
Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre
Shaw Festival
SIM
Stratford Festival
Teamsters Local 155
The Norman and Margaret Jewison Charitable Foundation
Theatre Cares Vancouver
Theatre Orangeville
UBCP/ACTRA
Vancouver Opera
Western Canada Theatre
William F. White International Inc.
Writers Guild of Canada
Young People’s Theatre

Advocates ($1,000 – $2,499)

4th Line Theatre
AJB Foundation
Alberta Theatre Projects
BMO Financial Group
Breakthrough Entertainment
CAFTCAD
Canadian Film Centre
Cinespace Film Studios
Don Carmody Productions Inc.
Entertainment One
FCB Montreal
Foyston, Gordon and Payne Inc.
Gary Goddard Agency
GEP Dare Inc.
IATSE Local 105
IATSE Local 210
IATSE Local 634
IATSE Local 667
IATSE Local 849
Indian Grove Productions Ltd.
Industrial Alliance Securities
John Narvali Digital Photography
PriceWaterhouseCoopers LLP
Sim Video International
Suits – Season 9
Take 5 Productions
Talent Payment Services Ltd.
Tarragon Theatre
The Karuna Fund
The Mensour Agency
Theatre Aquarius
Throw the Switch Igor! Foundation
Vertigo Theatre Society
WildBrain

Leaders ($500 – $999)

A Company of Foold Theatre Inc.
Brian Levy Casting Inc.
ButtonMonkey Inc.
Canadian Stage
HP Crossword Mystery 2 Inc.
IATSE Local 411
Milestone Casting Studios
Mirvish Productions
Noble Caplan Abrams Talent Management
Oscars Abrams Zimel & Associates Inc.
Port Stanley Festival Theatre
Prairie Theatre Exchange
Prospector Films
Sanfran ULC
Shadows S2 Television Productions Inc.
The Grand Theatre
Theatre Collingwood
Theatre North West
Thunderbird Entertainment
Toronto Disposal Service Limited
Touchstone Theatre
United Steelworkers
Watermark Theatre

Supporters ($250 – $499)

Amanda Rosenthal Talent Agency Inc.
Ann Garnett (Kadrnka) Charitable Fund
Black Theatre Workshop
Cetec Group Inc.
Eugene Clark’s “Big Daddy” Zombie Productions LLC
Gateway Theatre
Guru Animation Studio
LB Acting Studio
Lunchbox Theatre
Manitoba Theatre for Young People
Mickymar Productions
Neshama Entertainment
Newton Landry Management
The Edward G. Agency Ltd.
Up-Right Services

Friends ($100 – $249)

10 Talent Management
ACTRA Manitoba
Armstrong Acting Studios
City of Hamilton
Creative Drive Artists
Factory Theatre
Geordie Productions
Golf Tournaments Inc.
Industrial Brothers
Neptune Theatre
NIE Plus
Soulpepper Theatre Company
The Benevity Community Impact Fund
Theatre Passe Muraille
United Way Ottawa

UNIONS AND GUILDS

The AFC is proud to receive support from entertainment industry unions and guilds across Canada.

INDIVIDUAL DONORS

The AFC receives a tremendous amount of support from individual donors.  This list represents cumulative contributions made between January 1 and December 31, 2019.  The AFC would like to thank all of its donors for their generous support.

DESIGNATED MAJOR GIFTS

Richard Rooney and Laura Dinner
In support of the Financial Wellness Program

The Aubrey and Marla Dan Foundation
In support of the healthcare portion of the Emergency Financial Aid Program

Tom Berry

CHAMPIONS ($2,500 +)

Curtis Carpenter
Corrie Coe
Jefferson and Sally Mappin
Louise Nicol MacDonald
Richard E. Rooney, FCPA, FCA, CFA
Maribeth Solomon

ADVOCATES ($1000 – $2,499)

Miloslav Abel
Mark Adkins
Paul Ainey
Anonymous
Denis Bellingham
James F. Breithaupt
Martha Burns
Mac Day
Bruce Dean
Estate of Edward Evanko
2333291 Ontario Inc. – Antony Ellis
Richard C. Forsayeth
Grace Gilroy
John Gray
Roslyn Hanchard
Peter Hawkins
Ms. Martha Henry C.C., O. Ont.
Dason Johnson
Michael Kielar
Debbie Lewis
Brian Lymer
Margaret E. MacDonald
Mark Manchester
Peter McKinnon
George Morrison
Malcolm Nutt
David Sparrow
Paul Spaven
Richard K. Spear
Greg Spottiswood
Estate of Greg Swanson
Trent Thomas
Bob White, C.M.

LEADERS ($500 – $999)

Anonymous (x2)
Robert Beard
Deborah Bernstein
John Bignell
Jeff Bloom
Jacki Brabazon
Tantoo Cardinal, C.M.
Robin Cass
Ildiko Cimpean
Eugene Clark
Denise Clarke, C.M.
Trevor Cripps
Kim Crossley
Charles Donaldson
Pamela Ewen
Adrian Formosa
Joe Fraser
Richard & Justine Giuliani Foundation at Hamilton Community Foundation
Rebecca Gray
William Hales
Kevin Hanchard
Dr. Jean Handscombe
Estate of Graham Harley

David Hughes
Chantal Kemp
Diane Kerbel
Philip D. Kerr
Doug Kuss
Kevin Lafferty
Adrian Merchant Macdonald
Susan MacIntyre
Albert Mansour
Marti Maraden
Christopher Marston
Craig McWade
William Millar
Susan Milling
Peter Moss
Red Murphy
Estate of Ernie Prentice
Sean Son-Hing
Ann Stuart
Robert Thomson, C.M.
Bernard Van Speyk
Bradley Winans
Teri Worthington Coombs
Jenny Wright

SUPPORTERS ($250 – $499)

Anonymous (x4)
Maev Beaty
Karen Beazley
Ann Benson
Pamela Blackert
Bruce L. Blakemore
Elspeth Bowler
Pamela Bulizo
Thomas Butler
Juan Chioran
Mark Dalley
Hans Dayal
Marion de Vries
Connie Dickson
Susan Dowling
Rosemary Dunsmore
Michael Dyson
Eileen Farrell
Don Finlayson
Neil Foster
John Fullerton
Brian Gill
Chris Gillett
Jonathan Goodwill
Cameron Grant
Deborah Grover
Mark Harapiak
Nona M. Heaslip
Brad Hodder
Michiel Horn and Cornelia M. Schuh
Mary Beth Jennings
Gabrielle Jones
Laurie Krempien-Hall
Ken Laughland
Morgan Lewington

Marilyn Lightstone
Jackie Lind
Tom McCamus
Kelly McEvenue
Roy McGillivray
Scott Miller
Courtney Mitchell
Eric Murphy
Shelley Musaev
David Nairn
Sherri Neeb
Miriam Newhouse
Eleanor O’Connor
Tim O’Halloran
Sarah Orenstein
Dr. Richard W. Osborn and Nadine Kettell-Osborn
Gregory Pinkney
Louise Pitre
David Rayfield
Chick Reid
Corinne Richards
Susan Saranchuk
David Smukler
Gwyneth Stark
Steven Sutcliffe
Allan Teichman
Michael Therriault
Paul Thompson
Ron Ulrich
Brad Vos
Stephen Waddell
Nancy Webster
Gordon P. White
L. Eric Wilson

FRIENDS ($100-$249)

Stephen D. Aberle
Hrant Alianak
Patti Allan
Michael Allen
Gerald Altenburg
Anonymous (x15)
Wayne Arron
Wendy Atkinson
Michael Ayoub
Beryl Bain
David Ball
John Banks
Douglas J. Barber
Catherine Beatty
Raphael Beck
Toni Bellefontaine
Paula Bentley
Richard Binsley
Matt Birman
Shauna Black
Ingrid Blekys
Christian Bobak
Catharine Dawn Bombay
Joe Bostick
Kristopher Bowman
Lee Ann Bowman
Adam M. Brazier
Douglas Brenner
Jim Brett
James Brown
Kevin P. Brown
John W. Burbidge
Paul Butler
Kathy Cancilla
Beverley Cheung
Eveline and Eddi Chittaro
Stuart Clow
Christina Codrington
Ms. Faye P. Cohen
Elizabeth Copeman
Susan Coyne
Brent Crawford
Norma L. Crawford
William Crawford
Wendy Crewson
Dan Crook
Frank Crudele
Tracy Dahl
David Daniels
Gerriann Davidson
Marion Day
Noreen De Shane
Heather Dick
Keith Dinicol
Wendy Morrow Donaldson
Laura Donatelli
Emily Drake
Beth C. Duffus Borschiov
David Eisner
J. Sean Elliott
Paul Essiembre
Gerrard Everard
Alex Fallis
Avery Fane
David M. Farant
Nancy Farrell
Joyce Feinberg
Jan Filips
Rob Finlayson
Robin Fisher
Sharry Flett
June Forgrave
Ian C. Foulds
Paul M Francis
Peter Frost
Margaret Fulford
Angela Fusco
Patrick Galligan
David Gardner
Jack Garson
Bretta Gerecke
Lorena Ghirardi
Jason Gibson
Sophie Giraud
David S. Goldbloom, OC, MD, FRCPC
Kyle Golemba
Sheila Gorman
Craig Grant
Katie Griffin
Erin Gruber
Sandra Guerreiro
Mary Guilfoyle
June Gunn
Jane Hackett
Brian Hamilton
Elodie Happer
Kristel Harder
Barbara Harris
Deborah Hay
Rob Heaps
Grant Heggie
Sebastien Heins
Gail Henderson Brown
Kate Hennig
Sheila Hicks
Suzanne Hodson
David Hope
Leslie Hope
Lillian Horvat
Shirley Humphries and Gregory Lawrence
Susan Hwang
J. Paul Jacula
Michael Jarvis
Noelle Jenkinson
Falen Johnson
James Johnson
Debora Joy
Robert Joy
Isabelle Kaczmarek
Marcia Kash
Tom Keenan
Jillian Keiley
David Kellner
Susan Kent
Kenneth Kessler
Diane King
James Kirchner
Stephane Kirkland
Catherine Knights
Tim Koetting
Geoff Kolomayz
Brenda Koski
Melissa Kramer
Michael Kruse
Denise Lang
Shawn Lawrence
Karen LeBlanc
Deborah LeFaive
Brian Levy, CDC
John Lewis
Julie Li

Cathy Lindsey
Connor Lucas
Jane Luk
Jeff Lumby
Andy Lunney
Dan Lyon
Carolyn Mackenzie
Erin Mackie
Leslie MacLean
Peggy Mahon
James Mainprize
Michael Mangialardo
Judith Marinoff
Barbara Markman
Mary-Lou Mason
Joseph Matheson
Robert L. McCaw
Rob McClure
Robin McCulloch
Ron McDonald
Durward McGimsie
Sara McGregor
Gwyen and Tom McGrenere
John McHenry
Kandice McKee
Seana McKenna, C.M, DSLitt
Nora McLellan
Annie McWhinnie
Sian Meikle
Janet Meldrum
Zhaopeng Meng
Christopher Miles
Peter Millard
Denton Miller
Helen Miller
Wendy Miller
Jonathan Monroe
Kit Moore and Barbara Moran
Derek Moran
Craig Morash
Stephen Mosher
James Munro
Zita Murphy
Chandramohan Nagarajan
Beverly Ndukwu
Mark Nicoll
Dr. John O’Keefe
Michael P. O’Hara
Dr. Elizabeth Oliver Malone
Luke Opdahl
Patricia and Alan Ormerod
Gail Packwood
Tara Parker
Peter Payan
Lucy Peacock
Susan Peacock
Rachel Peake
Jean Pearson
Martin Penner
Kale Penny
Graham Percy
Eric Peterson C.M.
Kathi Posliff
Miles Potter
Jonathan Potts
Gray Powell
Marian Power
Kelsey Rae
Janine Ralph
Alison Rasberry
Debbie Read
Fiona Reid, C.M., D.C.L.
Stephen Richards
Claire Riley
Derek Ritschel
Brenda Robins
Jamie Robinson
Gary Rogers
Alan Rose
Gabrielle Rose
John Rose
Mary Rosebrugh
Glenna Ross
John Rybuck
Katie Ryerson
Kiera Sangster
Robert and Kathleen Saunders
Austin Schatz
Robert Schwartz
Corinne Scott
Laurie Scott
Don and Joyce Scruton
Nicholas J. S. Seed
Genny Sermonia
Kathryn Shaw
Robert Sheehan
Kevin Ching Sheng
Janie Simons
Pat and Pekka Sinervo
Oksana Sirju
Jo Skibbe
Alice Snaden
Howard and Madeleine Snow
Clifford Sosnow
Mary Spickett
Scott Spidell
Paisleygrrl Inc.
Carl and Rita St. Pierre
Marion Steele
Ordena Stephens-Thompson
Susan Summers
Helen Taylor
Joanna Taylor
Lorna Tener
Deborah Tennant
Christine Thammavongsa
Margaret Thompson
Sara Topham
Robert Tsonos
Melissa Veal
David Vivian
Michaela Washburn
A. M. Waters
Jamie Watson
Irene N. Watts
Natalie Wei
Janet White, CIM, CFP
Jon Whitehead
Geoffrey Whynot
Mary-Estelle Wiley
Wanda Wilkinson
Philip Williams
Sandy Winsby
Mimi Wolch
Jan Wood
Stephen Woodjetts
Veneva Yip
Peggy Young
David Zitzerman
Jocelyne Zucco


The AFC makes every effort to ensure accurate recognition of our supporters. If you spot an error or omission, please contact us at contact@afchelps.ca, and we will make the correction as quickly as possible.

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