Schitt’s Creek and Anne with an E capture top TV trophies at Canadian Screen Awards gala

From a media release:

A spotlight was shone on the country’s best in film and television this evening, as 2019 Canadian Screen Week concluded its festivities with the biggest night of celebration at the Canadian Screen Awards: Broadcast Gala. The awards show was broadcast live from Toronto’s Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on CBC and the free CBC Gem streaming service.

A total of 20 awards were presented to Canada’s best screen talent throughout the evening, with highlights including:

  • Best Drama Series – Anne with an E
  • Best Comedy Series – Schitt’s Creek
  • Best Motion Picture – A Colony | Une colonie
  • Achievement in Direction – Jasmin Mozaffari (Firecrackers)
  • Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary, presented by Rogers Group of Funds – Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
  • Best Reality/Competition Program or Series – The Amazing Race Canada

During tonight’s awards show, Stephan James was recognized with the inaugural Radius Award, presented by MADE | NOUS, which was presented by his brother, Shamier Anderson. The Kids in the Hall received the Academy Icon Award, presented by Eric McCormack. The Academy honoured Mary Walsh with the Earle Grey Award, presented by Jonny Harris and Susan Kent. Deepa Mehta received the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Dominique Provost-Chalkley was named the Cogeco Fund Audience Choice Award winner, presented during the live show by two past winners, CARMILLA stars Elise Bauman and Natasha Negovanlis. 7,752,418 number of votes were cast to determine the winner of this award.

2019 Canadian Screen Awards Film Winners

Best Motion Picture
A Colony | Une colonie – Fanny Drew, Sarah Mannering

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Théodore Pellerin – Family First | Chien de garde

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Émilie Bierre – A Colony | Une colonie

Achievement in Direction
Jasmin Mozaffari – Firecrackers

Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary
Anthropocene: The Human Epoch – Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky

2019 Canadian Screen Awards Television Winners

Best Comedy Series
Schitt’s Creek

Best Drama Series
Anne with an E

Best Reality/Competition Program or Series
The Amazing Race Canada

Best Lead Actor, Drama Program or Limited Series
Cardinal: Blackfly Season, Billy Campbell

Best Lead Actress, Drama Program or Limited Series
Cardinal: Blackfly Season, Karine Vanasse

Best Lead Actor, Comedy
Letterkenny, Jared Keeso

Best Lead Actress, Comedy
Schitt’s Creek, Catherine O’Hara

Best Lead Actor, Drama Series
Bad Blood, Kim Coates

Best Lead Actress, Drama Series
Anne with an E, Amybeth McNulty

Best Writing, Comedy
LetterkennyLetterkenny Spelling Bee, Jared Keeso, Jacob Tierney

Special Award Categories

Academy Icon Award
The Kids in the Hall

Lifetime Achievement Award
Deepa Mehta

Earle Grey Award
Mary Walsh

Radius Award
Stephan James

Cogeco Fund Audience Choice Award
Dominique Provost-Chalkley

Visit www.academy.ca to view the full list of winners from tonight’s Gala.

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One thought on “Schitt’s Creek and Anne with an E capture top TV trophies at Canadian Screen Awards gala”

  1. I can’t believe that Anne received best drama over the incomparable Cardinal and/or Murdoch Mysteries. Harrumph. The other winners were quite worthy, though. :)

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