Bell Media to partner with the Canadian Screen Awards

Bell Media has confirmed it is the lead partner for the inaugural Canadian Screen Awards.

As part of the deal, the company will have naming rights for the ‘Beast Comedy Program or Series’ category.

The awards, which will take place on March 3, 2013, will be celebrated during a week-long festival in Toronto.

“We’re thrilled to sponsor the inaugural Canadian Screen Awards, which spotlights outstanding achievements in Canadian film, television, and digital media and proudly puts homegrown productions front-and-centre,” said Kevin Crull, President, Bell Media.

“As a company, Bell Media is deeply committed to the production and promotion of Canadian content. We are proud to be a part of this showcase that applauds the incredible talent, creativity, and innovation of Canada’s media industries.”

“We are very grateful for the Bell Media support which comes at a critical juncture in the Academy’s history,” said Martin Katz, Chair of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. “Bell Media has now become a key partner in our endeavour to promote and celebrate our Canadian talent and screen-based productions. We are buoyed by this continuing wave of support from all across the industry.”

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