Bell Media Congratulates Independent Production Partners on 127 Television and 82 Film Nominations for the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards

— January 19, 2016

– Space’s ORPHAN BLACK from Temple Street Productions receives 13 nominations, Bravo’s 19-2 from Sphère Média Plus and Echo Media receives 12 nominations –
– 23 nominated films supported by Bell Media –
– CTV sweeps the Best Talk Program or Series category with four in-house productions nominated –

TORONTO (January 19, 2016) Bell Media congratulates its production partners, internal team members, talent, and all those involved in the creation of its television series and films nominated for the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards. Announced earlier today, Bell Media garnered 209 total nominations, including 82  nominations for Bell Media-supported films. Bell Media is proud to continue to be the Principal Partner of the Canadian Screen Awards.

“Congratulations to our partners and team members who have been honoured once again for producing tremendous television series and films,” said Mary Ann Turcke, President, Bell Media. “Bell Media is proud to play a key role in delivering distinguished Canadian programming and supporting the efforts of our independent production community.” Space’s juggernaut sci-fi drama ORPHAN BLACK from Temple Street Productions received the most nominations for Bell Media for the third consecutive year with 13, including two-time Canadian Screen Award winner Tatiana Maslany for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role. Bravo’s hit drama 19-2 from Sphère Média Plus and Echo Media, which the New York Times recently compared to THE WIRE, received 12 nominations, including Best Dramatic Series, Best Direction in a Drama Series, and Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for both Adrian Holmes and Jared Keeso. CTV led all Bell Media properties with 32 nominations, including nine for the hit police procedural drama MOTIVE from Motive Productions III Inc., Lark Productions, and Foundation Features. THE AMAZING RACE CANADA from Insight Production Company Ltd. earned five nominations, while SAVING HOPE from Entertainment One and ICF Films is up for three awards. CTV News received 13 nominations, including six for W5, the longest-running newsmagazine/documentary program in North America and five for CTV NATIONAL NEWS including Best National Newscast and Best News Anchor, National for Lisa LaFlamme. TSN received 18 nominations for its live sports coverage and feature programming including six for its coverage of the 2015 IIHF World Junior Gold Medal game – the most-watched telecast in Canadian specialty TV history. TSN also has four nominees up for Best Sports Feature Segment, including the much talked about feature, “The Butterfly Child.” The Movie Network received 16 nominations, with KEPT WOMAN from Incendo leading the way with five, including Best TV Movie or Limited Series. Additionally, 12 nominated films received support from The Movie Network and The Harold Greenberg Fund, including the Academy Award®-nominated film Room and the Bell Media Original Documentary How to Change the World. Bell Media In-House Productions received eight nominations, including Best Direction in a Lifestyle or Information Program or Series for THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW; and Best Host in a Variety, Lifestyle, Reality/Competition, or Talk Program or Series for CANADA AM, for Marci Ien. CTV also swept the Best Talk Program or Series category with a total of four nominations including THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW, THE SOCIAL, ETALK’S ULTIMATE OSCARS GUIDE 2015, and AFTER THE RACE: FINALE. The Canadian Screen Awards will be handed out during Canadian Screen Week, which celebrates the best of Canadian film, television, and digital media March 7-13. The full list of Bell Media television nominations includes: CTV Television and Digital Nominations (32) MOTIVE (9) Motive Productions III Inc., Lark Productions, Foundation Features   Best Dramatic Series Daniel Cerone, Dennis Heaton, Louise Clark, Robert Merilees, Erin Haskett, Robert LaBelle, Lindsay Macadam, Brad Van Arragon, Kristin Lehman   Best Direction in a Dramatic Series Andy Mikita – “A Problem Like Maria”   Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series Mark Chow – “A Problem Like Maria”   Best Picture Editing in a Dramatic Program or Series Lisa Binkley – “The Suicide Tree”   Best Production Design or Art Direction in a Fiction Program or Series Ross Dempster, Louise Roper – “Purgatory”   Best Achievement in Casting Maureen Webb, Colleen Bolton – “Six Months Later”   Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Kristin Lehman – “A Problem Like Maria”   Best Performance in a Guest Role, Dramatic Series Brendan Meyer – “Fallen” Billy Boyd – “Frampton Comes Alive”   THE AMAZING RACE CANADA (5) Insight Production Company Ltd.   Best Reality / Competition Program or Series John Brunton, Barbara Bowlby, Mark Lysakowski, Mike Bickerton, Sarah James, Kyle Martin, Daniela Battistella, Robyn Bigue, Ann Camilleri, Guy Clarkson, Catherine Petersen   Best Direction in a Reality / Competition Program or Series Rob Brunner – “Man I’ve Got a Big Butt”   Best Photography in a Lifestyle or Reality / Competition Program or Series Ryan Shaw – “Take Your Clue and Gooo!”   Best Picture Editing in a Reality/Competition Program or Series Seth Poulin, Jonathan Dowler, Ben O'Neil, Burak Ozgan, Michael Tersigni – “Who’s Feeling Sporty Now”   Best Host in a Variety, Lifestyle, Reality/Competition, or Talk Program or Series Jon Montgomery – “Penticton/Osoyoos”   The JUNO Awards 2015 (4) Insight Production Company Ltd.   Best Live Entertainment Special John Brunton, Barbara Bowlby, Ed Robinson, Allan Reid, Lindsay Cox, Pam De Montmorency, Rose Marra   Best Direction in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series David Russell   Best Photography in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series Alex Nadon   Best Production Design or Art Direction in a Non-Fiction Program or Series Alex Nadon   SAVING HOPE (3) Entertainment One, ICF Films   Best Dramatic Series Ilana Frank, David Wellington, Adam Pettle, Morwyn Brebner, John Morayniss, Margaret O'Brien, Leslie Harrison   Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series Julia Taylor Ross – “The Heartbreak Kid / All The Pretty Horses”   Best Performance in a Program or Series Produced for Digital Media Michelle Nolden – “Psychic Healing”   MASTERCHEF CANADA (2) Proper Television   Best Reality / Competition Program or Series Guy O'Sullivan, Cathie James, Lesia Capone, Krista Look   Best Picture Editing in a Reality/Competition Program or Series Miles Davren, Allan Hughes – “Wedding on the Waves”   THE MARILYN DENIS SHOW (2) Bell Media Production   Best Talk Program or Series John Simpson, Michelle Crespi   Best Direction in a Lifestyle or Information Program or Series Bob Haller   SPUN OUT (2) Project 10 Productions Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role Dave Foley – “When Beckett Met Stephie”   Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series Al Mukadam – “Can’t Buy Me Love” / “My Brother’s Speaker”   AFTER THE RACE: FINALE (1) Bell Media Production   Best Talk Program or Series Sheila Sullivan, John Kampilis, Steve Jarman   ETALK'S ULTIMATE OSCARS GUIDE 2015 (1) Bell Media Production   Best Talk Program or Series Morley Nirenberg, Ryan Thompson, Heather Lin, Joanna Adams   THE SOCIAL (1) Bell Media Production   Best Talk Program or Series Michelle Crespi, Laura Scarfo   CANADA AM (1) Bell Media Production   Best Host in a Variety, Lifestyle, Reality/Competition, or Talk Program or Series Marci Ien – “Taylum Donor”   CORNER GAS: THE MOVIE (1) Prairie Pants Productions Inc.   Best Cross-Platform Project - Fiction Virginia Thompson, Brent Butt, David Storey, Lee Ann Cotton, Deborah Day, Jonas Diamond, Davin Lengyel   TSN (18) 2015 IIHF World Junior Gold Medal (6) Best Live Sports Event Paul Graham, Chris Edwards   Best Sports Host James Duthie   Best Sports Play-by-Play Announcer Gord Miller   Best Sports Analyst Ray Ferraro   Best Sports Analyst Bob McKenzie   Best Direction in a Live Sporting Event Andy Bouyoukos   2015 FIFA Women's World Cup (4) Best Live Sports Event Jim Panousis, Steve Abitrante   Best Sports Play-by-Play Announcer Luke Wileman   Best Sports Analyst Jason deVos   Best Sports Opening/Tease Matt Dunn, Michael Farber, Devon Burns, Darren Oliver, Steve Denheyer   “The Butterfly Child” (1) Best Sports Feature Segment Ross Rheaume, James Duthie, Brent Blanchard, Devon Burns   “Bryan Murray” (1) Best Sports Feature Segment Matt Cade, Michael Farber, Karl Roeder, Brent Blanchard, David Midgely   “Favela United” (2) Best Sports Feature Segment Josh Shiaman, Rick Westhead, Darren Oliver, Devon Burns, Kevin Fallis   Best Cross-Platform - Non-Fiction   “Stastny Brothers” (1) Best Sports Feature Segment Josh Shiaman, Dave Naylor, Jason Wessel, Brent Blanchard   102nd GREY CUP (2) Best Sports Play-by-Play Announcer Chris Cuthbert   Best Direction in a Live Sporting Event Andy Bouyoukos   The Perfect Storm - 1994 Montreal Expos (1) TSN (Bell Media) (Sean Menard Productions)   Best Sports Program or Series Sean Menard   SPACE (18) ORPHAN BLACK (13) Temple Street Productions   Best Achievement in Make-Up Steven Lynch, Sandy Sokolowski   Best Direction in a Dramatic Series Helen Shaver – “Certain Agony of the Battlefield”   Best Original Music Score for a Series Trevor Yuile – “Certain Agony of the Battlefield”   Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series Aaron Morton – “Certain Agony of the Battlefield”   Best Picture Editing in a Dramatic Program or Series Jay Prychidny – “Certain Agony of the Battlefield”   Matt Anas – “Newer Elements of Our Defence”   Best Sound in a Comedy or Dramatic Program or Series Christopher Guglick, John Laing, Mark Gingras, Herwig Gayer, Orest Sushko, Marilee Yorsten – “History Yet to be Written”   Best Visual Effects Geoff D.E. Scott, Sarah Wormsbecher, Lon Molnar, Eric Doiron, Nathan Larouche, Anthony DeChellis, Joel Chambers, Jason Snea, Kaiser Thomas, Jawahar Bhatti – “History Yet to be Written”   Best Writing in a Dramatic Series Alex Levine – “Scarred by Many Past Frustrations”   Graeme Manson – “The Weight of This Combination”   Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Ari Millen – “Newer Elements of Our Defence”   Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Tatiana Maslany – “Certain Agony of the Battlefield”   Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series Maria Doyle Kennedy – “Insolvent Phantom of Tomorrow / History Yet to be Written”   KILLJOYS (2) Temple Street Productions   Best Achievement in Make-Up Colin Penman, Ryan Reed   Best Visual Effects Edward J. Taylor IV, Krista Allain, Chris Ross, Ben Mossman, Kyle Sim, Jason Gougeon, Somboun Souannhaphanh, Ran Long Wen, Yuhay-Ray Ng, Igor Avdyushin – “A Glitch in the System”   BITTEN (2) No Equal Entertainment, Hoodwink Entertainment, and Entertainment One Best Original Music Score for a Series Todor Kobakov – “Nine Circles”   Best Achievement in Casting Jenny Lewis, Sarah Kay – “Hell’s Teeth”   DARK MATTER (1) Prodigy Pictures   Best Production Design or Art Direction in a Fiction Program or Series Ian Brock – “Episode One”     The Movie Network (16) KEPT WOMAN (5) Incendo   Best TV Movie or Limited Series Jean Bureau, Ian Whitehead   Best Achievement in Make-Up Melissa Purino   Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series Michel Poulette   Best Production Design or Art Direction in a Fiction Program or Series Jean Bécotte   Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series Doug Barber, James Phillips   FORGET AND FORGIVE (3) Incendo   Best TV Movie or Limited Series Jean Bureau, Ian Whitehead   Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series Tristan Dubois   Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series Doug Barber, James Phillips   REELSIDE (2) Fifth Ground Entertainment   Best Biography or Arts Documentary Program or Series Raj Panikkar, Chris Szarka, Richard Crouse   Best Direction in a Documentary or Factual Series Matthew Lochner, Raj Panikkar   SPORTS ON FIRE (2) Project 10   Best Sports Program or Series Kim Arnott, Andrew Barnsley, Jeff Aghassi, Pete McCormack, Kevin Foley, Mandy Spencer-Philips   Best Picture Editing in a Factual Program or Series Tony Kent   FIRST RESPONSE (2) Incendo   Best TV Movie or Limited Series Jean Bureau, Ian Whitehead   Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series Joris Jarsky   JONATHAN STRANGE & MR NORRELL (1) Jonathan Strange Inc.   Best International Drama Marleen Beaulieu, Lorraine Richard, Richard Speer, Josée Vallée   THE GOOD SISTER (1)   Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series Philippe Gagnon   CTV NEWS (13) CTV NATIONAL NEWS (5) Best News Anchor, National Lisa LaFlamme – CTV National News with Lisa LaFlamme   Best National Newscast David Hughes, Rosa Hwang, Allan Black, Mark Borchiver, Lisa LaFlamme – CTV National News with Lisa LaFlamme   Best Reportage, National Tom Walters – “Standoff in Ferguson"   Best Reportage, National Janice Mackey Frayer – “Disaster in Nepal”   Best News Special Kevin Newman, Jennifer MacLean, Allan Myers, Jonathan Kay, Nilesh Hathi – Shooting on Parliament Hill   W5 (6) Best News or Information Series Anton Koschany, Brett Mitchell Best News or Information Program Sandie Rinaldo, Steve Bandera, Litsa Sourtzis – “Abusive Care” Best News or Information Segment Victor Malarek, Mary Dartis, Litsa Sourtzis, André Lapalme, Jerry Vienneau, Brian Mellersh – “Hands of God” Best News or Information Segment Avis Favaro, Jerry Vienneau, Elizabeth St. Philip, Brian Mellersh, André Lapalme – “Gordie’s Comeback” Best Host or Interviewer in a News or Information Program or Series Tom Kennedy Best Photography in a News or Information Program, Series or Segment Jerry Vienneau – “Feeding Hope”   CTV NEWS (Vancouver) (1) Best Local Newscast Ethan Faber, Les Staff, Rhonda Fuller, Len Catling, Charles Wright - CTV News Vancouver at 6 CTV NEWS (Edmonton) (1) Best News Anchor, Local Daryl McIntyre - CTV News: Edmonton   BRAVO (12)   19-2 (12) Sphère Média Plus and Echo Media   Best Dramatic Series Jocelyn Deschenes, Virginia Rankin, Bruce M. Smith, Luc Chatelain, Greg Phillips, Saralo MacGregor, Jesse McKeown   Best Direction in a Dramatic Series Daniel Grou (Podz) – “School”   Best Picture Editing in a Dramatic Program or Series Yvann Thibaudeau – “School”   Best Sound in a Comedy or Dramatic Program or Series Robert Labrosse, Guillaume Boursier, Martin M Messier, Sébastien Bédard, Lori Paquet, Sabin Hudon, Jacques Plante, Jean Camden – “School”   Best Writing in a Dramatic Series Jesse McKeown – “Orphans”   Nikolijne Troubetzkoy – “Borders”   Best Achievement in Casting Robin D. Cook, Andrea Kenyon, Randi Wells, Marissa Richmond – “School”   Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Adrian Holmes – “School”   Jared Keeso – “School”   Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series Bruce Ramsay – “Borders/Bridges”   Conrad Pla – “Orphans/Bridges”   Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series Laurence Leboeuf – “Borders / Rock Garden”   DISCOVERY NETWORKS (6) JADE FEVER (1) Omnifilm Entertainment Ltd. Best Factual Program or Series David Gullason, Gabriela Schonbach, Michael Chechik HIGHWAY THRU HELL (2) Great Pacific Television Best Sound in a Non-Fiction Program or Series Chris McIntosh, Brayden McCluskey, Aaron Tchir “New Hell Old Hell” Best Writing in a Factual Program or Series Mark Miller, Todd Serotiuk – “No Way Out” FEAR THY NEIGHBOR (2) Cream Productions Best Direction in a Documentary or Factual Series Brian Rice – “Red Picket Fences“ Best Writing in a Factual Program or Series Brian Rice – “Red Picket Fences“ CANADA’S WORST DRIVER (1) Proper Television Best Photography in a Lifestyle or Reality / Competition Program or Series Geoff Lackner – “Crash, Bang, Boom!”     MTV (6) DEGRASSI (4) Epitome Pictures Inc.   Best Children’s or Youth Fiction Program or Series Linda Schuyler, Stephen Stohn, Sarah Glinski, Matt Huether, Stephanie Williams, Stefan Brogren   Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series Aislinn Paul   Best Direction in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series Phil Earnshaw – “Finally, Part 2”   Best Writing in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series Matt Huether – “Give Me One Reason”   TRACEABLE (1) Clique Pictures   Best Biography or Arts Documentary Program or Series Lauren Grant, Jennifer Sharpe   WE DAY 2014 (1) MTV   Best Music Program or Series Sheila Sullivan, John Kampilis, Ken Katigbak     MUCH (3) 2015 Much Music Video Awards (3) Much   Best Live Entertainment Special Sheila Sullivan, John Kampilis, Steve Jarman   Best Direction in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series John Keffer   Best Photography in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series David Fairfield   M3 (2) REIGN (2) Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role Megan Follows Best Production Design or Art Direction in a Fiction Program or Series Phillip Barker, Robert Hepburn, Brad Milburn - “Acts of War”   THE COMEDY NETWORK (1)   JUST FOR LAUGHS: ALL ACCESS (1) Just For Laughs   Best Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series Bruce Hills, Robbie Praw, Sylvie Arbour, Brent Schiess   Nominated films supported by Bell Media’s The Movie Network and production fund The Harold Greenberg Fund include:   Room (11) Pre-buy by The Movie Network   Best Motion Picture David Gross, Ed Guiney   Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Jacob Tremblay   Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Brie Larson   Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Joan Allen   Achievement in Art Direction / Production Design Ethan Tobman, Mary Kirkland   Achievement in Cinematography Danny Cohen   Achievement in Direction Lenny Abrahamson   Achievement in Editing Nathan Nugent   Achievement in Make-Up Sid Armour   Achievement in Music - Original Score Stephen Rennicks   Adapted Screenplay Emma Donoghue   Hyena Road (8) Pre-buy by The Movie Network   Achievement in Art Direction Arv Greywal, Steve Shewchuk, Larry Spittle   Achievement in Cinematography Karim Hussain Achievement in Costume Design Katelynd Johnston   Achievement in Editing David Wharnsby   Achievement in Make-Up Jayne Dancose, Debra Johnson, Charles Porlier   Achievement in Overall Sound Lou Solakofski, Ian Rankin, Joe Morrow, Russ Dyck, Graham Rogers, James Bastable, André Azoubel, Don White, Jack Hereen   Achievement in Sound Editing Jane Tattersall, David McCallum, Martin Gwynn Jones, Barry Gilmore, David Evans, Dave Rose, Brennan Mercer, Ed Douglas, Kevin Banks, Goro Koyama, Andy Malcolm   Achievement in Visual Effects Phil Jones, Sarah Wormsbecher, Eric Doiron, Anthony DeChellis, Lon Molnar, Geoff D.E. Scott, Nathan Larouche, Mark Fordham   Our Loved Ones | Les êtres chers (7) Pre-buy by Super Écran   Best Motion Picture Sylvain Corbeil, Nancy Grant   Achievement in Direction Anne Émond   Achievement in Editing Mathieu Bouchard-Malo   Achievement in Music - Original Song – ‘’Red and Yellow’’ Martin Léon   Original Screenplay Anne Émond   Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Maxim Gaudette   Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Karelle Tremblay   Felix and Meira | Félix et Meira (5) Loan converted into equity investment – Le Fonds Harold Greenberg   Best Motion Picture Sylvain Corbeil, Nancy Grant   Achievement in Art Direction / Production Design Louisa Schabas   Achievement in Cinematography Sara Mishara   Achievement in Direction Maxime Giroux   Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Hadas Yaron   Endorphine (5) Loan investment and Equity investment – Le Fonds Harold Greenberg Pre-buy by Super Écran Achievement in Overall Sound Bernard Gariépy Strobl, Daniel Bisson, Jean-Charles Desjardins, François Grenon   Achievement in Sound Editing Sylvain Bellemare, Claire Pochon, Jérôme Décarie, François Senneville   Achievement in Visual Effects Alain Lachance, Eve Brunet   Original Screenplay André Turpin   Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Mylène Mackay     Forsaken (5) Pre-buy by The Movie Network   Achievement in Art Direction Ken Rempel, Kathy McCoy, Erik Gerlund   Achievement in Cinematography Rene Ohashi   Achievement in Costume Design Christopher Hargadon   Achievement in Make-Up Gail Kennedy, Rochelle Parrent, Jojo Preece Achievement in Sound Editing Mark Gingras, Jill Purdy   My Internship in Canada | Guibord s'en va-t-en guerre (4) Loan converted into equity investment – Le Fonds Harold Greenberg Pre-buy by Super Écran   Best Motion Picture Luc Déry, Kim McCraw   Achievement in Overall Sound Bernard Gariépy Strobl, Daniel Bisson, Claude La Haye, Benoît Leduc   Original Screenplay Philippe Falardeau   Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Irdens Exantus   Sleeping Giant (4) Acquisition by The Movie Network Best Motion Picture Karen Harnisch, Andrew Cividino, Marc Swenker, James Vandewater, Aaron Yeger   Achievement in Direction Andrew Cividino   Achievement in Editing James Vandewater   Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Nick Serino   Remember (4) Pre-buy by The Movie Network Equity Investment by The Harold Greenberg Fund Best Motion Picture Robert Lantos, Ari Lantos   Achievement in Visual Effects Eric Doiron, Sarah Wormsbecher, Nathan Larouche, Anthony DeChellis, Geoff D.E. Scott, Jason Snea, Joel Chambers, Kaiser Thomas, Lon Molnar, Rob Kennedy Original Screenplay Benjamin August   Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Christopher Plummer   Adrien | Le Garagiste (3) Loan converted into equity investment – Le Fonds Harold Greenberg   Achievement in Editing Renée Beaulieu   Achievement in Overall Sound Sylvain Brassard, Arnaud Têtu, Pascal Van Strydonck, Olivier Léger   Achievement in Sound Editing Benoît Dame   Brooklyn (3) Pre-buy by The Movie Network   Best Motion Picture Pierre Even, Marie-Claude Poulin, Finola Dwyer, Amanda Posey Achievement in Cinematography Yves Bélanger   Achievement in Music - Original Score Michael Brook   Beeba Boys (3) Pre-buy by The Movie Network   Achievement in Costume Design Joanne Hansen   Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Waris Ahluwalia   Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Balinder Johal   Sugar Coated (3) TVO (TVO)/Canal D (Bell Media)   Best Social/Political Documentary Program Michele Hozer, Janice Dawe   Best Editorial Research Nathalie Bibeau   Best Visual Research Monica Penner, Nava Rastegar, Laura Blaney   The Demons | Les Démons (2) Pre-buy by Super Écran   Best Motion Picture Philippe Lesage   Achievement in Direction Philippe Lesage   How To Change the World (2) Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary Jerry Rothwell, Al Morrow, Bous De Jong, John Murray, Jonny Persey, Stewart Le Maréchal, David Nicholas Wilkinson, John Brunton, Barbara Bowlby   Best Editing in a Feature Length Documentary James Scott   The Passion of Augustine | La Passion d'Augustine (2) Pre-buy by Super Écran   Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Céline Bonnier   Achievement in Music - Original Score François Dompierre   The Waiting Room (2) Equity investment and script development by The Harold Greenberg Fund   Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Jasmin Geljo   Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Cynthia Ashperger   Zoom (2) Pre-buy by The Movie Network   Achievement in Visual Effects Marcelo Alves de Souza, Paulo Barcellos, Adams Carvalho, George Schall, Luis Dourado, Emerson Bonadias, Diego Moreira, Luciano Santa Barbara, Thiago Sá, Luis Dreyfuss   Original Screenplay Matt Hansen   Into the Forest (1) Pre-buy by The Movie Network   Achievement in Overall Sound Lou Solakofski, Kirk Lynds, Kristian Bailey, Don White, Jack Heeren, Rob Coxford, Peter Caristedt River (1) Acquisition by The Movie Network   Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Rossif Sutherland   The Saver (1) Development and production support by The Harold Greenberg Fund   Adapted Screenplay Wiebke von Carolsfeld   Scratch - A Hip-opera | Scratch - Un Hip-Opéra (1) Loan converted into equity investment – Le Fonds Harold Greenberg   Achievement in Music - Original Song – ‘’C’est aujourd’hui que je sors’’ Jenny Salgado   The Mirage | Le Mirage (1) Pre-buy by Super Écran   Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Christine Beaulieu   Ville-Marie (1) Loan investment and Equity investment – Le Fonds Harold Greenberg   Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Patrick Hivon   Gangland Undercover - A Tough Prospect (1) History Channel Canada (Shaw Media)/Canal D (Bell Media)   Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series Gary Clarke   Fennario the Good Fight (1) Documentary Channel (CBC)/Canal D (Bell Media)   Best Picture Editing in a Documentary Program or Series Etienne Gagnon

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Bell Media has commissioned some of Canada’s most-watched and most-acclaimed original programming, working with the best Canadian independent producers in the country. Hit series commissioned by CTV include ratings success stories SAVING HOPE, MOTIVE, the record-breaking THE AMAZING RACE CANADA, and MASTERCHEF CANADA. CTV recently announced its first-ever serialized drama CARDINAL. Among the original scripted series on Bell Media pay and specialty channels are the internationally acclaimed ORPHAN BLACK, the smash-hit thriller BITTEN, Space’s most-watched original series KILLJOYS, Bravo’s most-watched original drama 19-2, award-winning dramedy SENSITIVE SKIN, upcoming cult comedy LETTERKENNY, and the new original drama FRONTIER. Bell Media specialty channels are also home to hit factual series HIGHWAY THRU HELL, COLD WATER COWBOYS, and CANADA’S WORST DRIVER, among others.

 

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