TORONTO |MONTREAL, March 13, 2016 – Comedy titan Norm Macdonald hosted the 2016 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS live on CBC from the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, where 39 CSAs were presented to winners from across the country, it was announced by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television.
“Tonight we congratulate and applaud all of the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards’ nominees and winners,” says Academy Chair Martin Katz. “Through your skill, artistry and talent – you represent the cultural infrastructure of our creative economy. We are all very proud of you.”
A full list of 2016 Canadian Screen Awards’ winners, press releases, photos, videos here
39 Canadian Screen Awards’ winners included six Academy Special Awards:
- Corner Gas: The Movie won the Golden Screen Award for TV Drama / Comedy
- Amazing Race Canada won the Golden Screen Award for TV Reality Show
- Jamie M. Dagg won the Best First Feature for River sponsored by Telefilm Canada
- Yannick Bisson won the Fan’s Choice Award sponsored by American Express
- Martin Short was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award
- Snowtime! won Cineplex Golden Screen Award for Feature Film, recieved by producer Marie-Claude Beauchamp
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About the Academy | www.academy.ca | The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is a national, non-profit, professional association dedicated to the promotion, recognition and celebration of exceptional achievements in Canadian film, television and digital media. Unifying industry professionals across Canada, the Academy is a vital force representing all screen-based industries.
About the Canadian Screen Awards and Canadian Screen Week | www.academy.ca | The Academy’s Canadian Screen Awards is the annual awards show to celebrate the best in film, television and digital media; they are part of Canadian Screen Week (March 7 –13, 2016) and the 2-Hour Broadcast Gala will air LIVE at 8pm ET (9 AT | 9:30 NT) Sunday March 13, 2016 on CBC.