Canadian Screen Awards

CanadianScreenAwards640Another batch of presenter has been announced for the inaugural Canadian Screen Awards this Sunday.

Seven more presenters are set to join beloved comedian and host Martin Short, to honour our nation’s top film and television talent.

Rounding out the mix are Geneviève Bujold (Still Mine), Sara Canning (Primeval: New World), Kristin Kreuk (Beauty and the Beast), Kristin Lehman (Motive), the Honourable James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, Sandra Oh (Grey’s Anatomy) and Alan Thicke (The L.A. Complex). Continue reading »

CanadianScreenAwards640CBC has announced a handful of new additions to the presenters line-up for the upcoming Canadian Screen Awards.

Adding more Canadian stars to the mix are Stephen Amell (Arrow), Adam Beach (Arctic Air ), Rick Mercer (Rick Mercer Report), Lisa Ray (Top Chef Canada) and Laura Vandervoort (Smallville). Also joining the presenting lineup are cast members from The Real Housewives of Vancouver: Jody Claman, Ronnie Negus and Mary Zilba. Continue reading »

Jay BaruchelCBC has dropped a bunch of names who will be presenting awards at the upcoming Canadian Screen Awards.

The Martin Short-hosted ceremony will air on CBC on Sunday, March 3 at 8pm.

An array of special guests presenting at the Canadian Screen Awards include Jay Baruchel (Goon), Kim Coates (Goon), Enrico Colantoni (Flashpoint), James Cromwell (Still Mine), Arlene Dickinson (Dragons’ Den), Erica Durance (Saving Hope), Marc-André Grondin (Goon), Allan Hawco (Republic of Doyle), Catherine O’Hara (Frankenweenie), Brad Smith (The Bachelor Canada) and Meg Tilly (Bomb Girls). Additional presenters will be announced in the coming weeks. Continue reading »

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. Continue reading »

The Inaugural Canadian Screen Awards are planning six days of celebrations to mark the event.

The awards have received a makeover in the past year and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television plan on making it a big deal.

Plans for Canadian Screen Week to run between February 26 and March 3 have been announced, kicking off with the Banff Industry Day.

The 6-day event will culminate with the Martin Short-hosted Canadian Screen Awards on March 3, the first ceremony that combines the celebrations of all Canadian screen content.

“It’s time to get together to explore the emerging combination of the three disciplines,” Academy CEO Helga Stephenson said. Continue reading »