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THE CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS Best Moments On The Red Carpet

Updated: Apr 22, 2019


Schitts Creek won for Best Comedy, the Cast all looked beautiful. George Pimentel Photography.

There were so many amazing moments from the Canadian Screen Awards. Many of the winners made bold statements while sharing their passion and love for their careers. Deepa Mehta shared a strong and heartfelt speech. She made a statement which brought together the feelings of many Canadians by sharing what being "Canadian" meant to her. "Canada is a place to be safe."


"An embrace of belonging." The incredible Deepa Mehta receives her Lifetime Achievement Award (presented by her daughter Devyani Saltzman!) at the 2019 #CdnScreenAwards.


The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is the largest non-profit professional arts organization in Canada. We are dedicated to recognizing, advocating for, and celebrating Canadian talent in the film, television, and digital media sectors. Our more than 4,500 members encompass industry icons and professionals, emerging artists, and students. Collectively, we deliver professional development programs and networking opportunities that foster industry growth, inclusion, and mentor-ship. The Canadian Academy produces Canadian Screen Week. This annual celebration of excellence in media features a multi-platform, national program of events and celebrations, and culminates with the Canadian Screen Awards Broadcast Gala live on CBC, Sunday, March 31, 2019 and is now on CBC Gem.

Canadian Screen Awards Life Time Achievement Award recipient Deepa Mehta

Chair of the Canadian Screen Awards Martin Kaz, George Pimentel Photography.


“It’s been a fantastic week embracing and celebrating homegrown talent, and their ability to engage audiences,” said Beth Janson, CEO, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. “As another Canadian Screen Week comes to an end, we are proud of the unique opportunity we have to introduce incredible Canadian film and television to a broader audience. The Canadian Screen Awards puts a spotlight on the talented content creators and storytellers in our own backyard and on the world stage.”

Schitt’s Creek won for Best Comedy Series, David Levy's speech was amazing.· Catherine O'Hara won her fourth consecutive Canadian Screen Award, joining Emily Hampshire as the first comedic actresses to make the achievement in the history of the Canadian Academy "I am so proud to be involved in a show that laughs at the ridiculousness of all that we are, without malice or homophobia or racism or ageism."


Anne with an E wins 7 Canadian Screen Awards including Best Drama Series, ties with Cardinal: Blackfly Season for most 2019 Canadian Screen Awards. "Speak loud like Greta Thunberg, have resilience like Malala, and listen to that inner voice." Amybeth McNulty accepts her award at the #CdnScreenAwards. Tune in LIVE on cbcgem.ca!


We're full of surprises here at the #CdnScreenAwards. Happy birthday, Jann Arden! Don't miss a beat; watch now at CTV.ca!


RED CARPET


During the awards show March, 31st, 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. “It’s been a fantastic week embracing and celebrating homegrown talent, and their ability to engage audiences,” said Beth Janson, CEO, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. “As another Canadian Screen Week comes to an end, we are proud of the unique opportunity we have to introduce incredible Canadian film and television to a broader audience. The Canadian Screen Awards puts a spotlight on the talented content creators and storytellers in our own backyard and on the world stage.”



March 31, 2019, 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.


Stars On The Red Carpet

Photos by George Pimentel Photography


Cast of CBC's Kim's Convenience

Kids in The Hall were recipients of the Icon award from @TheCdnAcademy #CDNScreenAwards

CBC's Cast of Workin' Moms

Jay Baruchel How To Train Your Dragon and Rebecca Dunham

Erick McCormack of Will and Grace

Jann Arden's new comedy series JANN is hilarious and the series has had 1.4 million views already!

"I think I'm one of the few women to win this award. I don't think I'll be the last. Just watch." Congratulations Jasmin Mozaffari on her win, Director of Firecracker with Caitlin Grabham Producer

Mary Walsh was a recipient of the Earle Grey Award with Susan Kent and Johnny Harris

Kristen Kreuk of Burden of Truth

Cast of Burden of Truth

Julie Bristo and Wendy Crewsto star of Detail

Brent Butt of Corner Gas

The Order & American Gods star Devery Jacobs

The cast of CBC's Frankie Drake Mysteries

Cast of Letter Kenny

Cast of Bad Blood with mega star Kim Coats who won for Best Lead Actor, Drama for “Bad Blood”

Karine Vanasee star of Cardinal

Stars and creators David and Eugene Levy of Schitts Creek

Annie Murphy star of Schitts Creek

Billy Campbell Star of Cardinal

Allan Hawco of Caught, Street Legal, Frontier and more.

Melanie Scrofano Star of Wynonna Earp

Dominique Provost-Chalkley stars in Wynoona Earp

Jerry O'Connell Carter and Rebecca Romijn

Arisa Cox Host of Big Brother Canada

Amanda Joy, Samantha Wan of Second Jen with Romeo Candido

Cheryl Hickey, the gorgeous ET Canada Host. Styled by Alicia S Mcnamara @etcanada Stylist. @georgepimentel1 Photography.


Cheryl steps out in a gown found at the Toronto boutique on Dundas St West @shopjtg and @aldo_shoes. Hair done by @briangonerogue @hairgoneroguebb. Makeup: @suzannemckaybeauty

@sarahgadon SARAH GADON a Canadian Screen Award-winning actress was born in Toronto, Canada. Her passion for film led her to pursue a degree in Cinema Studies at the University of Toronto.


La Grande Noirceur / The Great Darkendays & Alias Grace on @CBC


@thecdnacademy @georgepimentel1 #sarahgadon @erdem dress, hair @the.topknot, makeup @jodiurichuk

@workinmoms all decked out at the @thecdnacademy!


@georgepimentel1 Photography


Catherine Reitman is not only hilarious but very smart! A great script that speaks to many! - I'm Here With Mag


Workin' Moms is a Canadian television sitcom which premiered on CBC Television in January 2017. The show stars Catherine Reitman, Jessalyn Wanlim, Dani Kind and Juno Rinaldi as a group of friends dealing with the challenges of being working mothers. The series was renewed for a second season in April of 2017. Then in January 2019, the third season of Workin’


Moms premiered on CBC! @reitcatou had 9 @thecdnacademy nominations!

Actress Elena Juatco. of Jann Show — at the Enercare Centre

The Host of HGTV Canada's Home to Win and on-air personality of ET Canada, Sangita Patel — at the Enercare Centre

Actors and panelists, Dani Kind, Amanda Brugel, Melanie Scrofano and, K Trevor Wilson. — at the Four Seasons Hotel Toronto.

Rani Sheen the editor of Thekit.ca did amazing interviews with the Stars

2019 Canadian Screen Awards Film Winners

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


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

Sponsor | Rogers Group of Funds

Anthropocene: The Human Epoch - Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky


Best Comedy Series

Schitt’s Creek

CBC (CBC)

(Not A Real Company Productions, Inc.)

Eugene Levy, Daniel Levy, Andrew Barnsley, Fred Levy, Ben Feigin


Best Drama Series

Anne with an E

CBC (CBC)

(Northwood Entertainment)

Miranda de Pencier, Moira Walley-Beckett


Best Reality/Competition Program or Series

The Amazing Race Canada

CTV (Bell Media)

(Insight Productions)

John Brunton, Barbara Bowlby, Mark Lysakowski, Mike Bickerton, Sarah James, Kyle Martin, Robyn Bigue, Ann Camilleri, Guy Clarkson, Catherine Petersen


Best Lead Actor, Drama Program or Limited Series

Cardinal: Blackfly Season

CTV (Bell Media)

(Cardinal Blackfly Productions Inc.)

Billy Campbell


Best Lead Actress, Drama Program or Limited Series

Cardinal: Blackfly Season

CTV (Bell Media)

(Cardinal Blackfly Productions Inc.)

Karine Vanasse


Best Lead Actor, Comedy

Letterkenny

Crave (Bell Media)

(New Metric Media)

Jared Keeso


Best Lead Actress, Comedy

Schitt’s Creek

CBC (CBC)

(Not A Real Company Productions, Inc.)

Catherine O’Hara


Best Lead Actor, Drama Series

Bad Blood

City (Rogers Media)

(New Metric Media, Sphere Media Plus Inc.)

Kim Coates


Best Lead Actress, Drama Series

Anne with an E

CBC (CBC)

(Northwood Entertainment)

Amybeth McNulty


Best Writing, Comedy

Letterkenny - Letterkenny Spelling Bee

Crave (Bell Media)

(New Metric Media)

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

Presented by MADE | NOUS

Stephan James

Cogeco Fund Audience Choice Award

Dominique Provost-Chalkley


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