Award Dinner in Toronto


Madelyn Cline, Cliff “Method Man” Smith, Amy Redford, among honorees 

WHAT: The Creative Coalition’s Spotlight Initiative Awards are a prestigious award recognizing the art and craft of independent filmmaking by honoring the most significant leaders in the independent film arena. The Spotlight Initiative Awards have been bestowed since 2008.

WHO: Honorees include acclaimed actors Madelyn Cline (“Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery”), Cliff “Method Man” Smith (“On the Come Up”), Amy Redford (“Roost”). Special guests include The Creative Coalition President, actor Tim Daly (“Madam Secretary”), The Creative Coalition CEO Robin Bronk

WHEN: Friday, September 9, 2022 at 7:00 PM ET. Press check-in opens at 6:30PM ET.

WHERE: Four Seasons Hotel, 60 Yorkville Ave., Toronto, ON, Canada

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COVID-19 safety protocol: All attendees (including press) must show proof of full vaccination and agree to undergo a rapid test on site that will be provided.

MORE: The Creative Coalition is the premier nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating its members on issues of public importance. The Creative Coalition also creates award-winning public service campaigns including #RightToBearArts to promote the efficacy of the arts. Actor Tim Daly serves as the organization’s President. For more information, visit

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