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Room, Schitt’s Creek lead 2016 Canadian Screen Award nominations

It’s a big year for Canadian productions, with Oscar-nominated Room and television series Schitt’s Creek and Orphan Black at the head of the pack for this year’s Canadian Screen Award nominations.

Actors Lyriq Bent and Aislinn Paul announced the nominees Tuesday morning in Toronto.

Room is an Irish-Canadian co-production adapted from the bestselling novel by Emma Donoghue, nominated for multiple Oscars and 11 CSAs, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actor for Jacob Tremblay, Best Actress for Brie Larson and Best Supporting Actress for Joan Allen.

Keeping it Irish, period romance Brooklyn, based on Colm Toibin’s novel, picked up three nominations, including Best Picture.

Rolling in with a whopping eight nods is Paul Gross’s Hyena Road, and Anne Émond’s French-language family drama Our Loved Ones (Les êtres chers) with seven.

CBC comedy Schitt’s Creek, created by father-son duo Eugene and Dan Levy, led television nominations with 14. The critically acclaimed sci-fi series Orphan Black also nabbing 13 noms, honouring, of course, Canadian favourite Tatiana Maslany.

Other major contenders include police drama 19-2 with 12 nominations, the comedy Mr. D with 12 and the acclaimed miniseries The Book of Negroes with 11 in television and one in digital.

The Canadian Screen Awards are set to be hosted by comedian Norm Macdonald in Toronto on March 13 and will air on CBC.

This year, the ceremony will include a special tribute to comedian, actor and former CSA host Martin Short, who will be honoured for his exceptional contribution to Canadian film and television.

Source: National Post

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Room, Schitt’s Creek lead 2016 Canadian Screen Award nominations

It’s a big year for Canadian productions, with Oscar-nominated Room and television series Schitt’s Creek and Orphan Black at the head of the pack for this year’s Canadian Screen Award nominations.

Actors Lyriq Bent and Aislinn Paul announced the nominees Tuesday morning in Toronto.

Room is an Irish-Canadian co-production adapted from the bestselling novel by Emma Donoghue, nominated for multiple Oscars and 11 CSAs, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actor for Jacob Tremblay, Best Actress for Brie Larson and Best Supporting Actress for Joan Allen.

Keeping it Irish, period romance Brooklyn, based on Colm Toibin’s novel, picked up three nominations, including Best Picture.

Rolling in with a whopping eight nods is Paul Gross’s Hyena Road, and Anne Émond’s French-language family drama Our Loved Ones (Les êtres chers) with seven.

CBC comedy Schitt’s Creek, created by father-son duo Eugene and Dan Levy, led television nominations with 14. The critically acclaimed sci-fi series Orphan Black also nabbing 13 noms, honouring, of course, Canadian favourite Tatiana Maslany.

Other major contenders include police drama 19-2 with 12 nominations, the comedy Mr. D with 12 and the acclaimed miniseries The Book of Negroes with 11 in television and one in digital.

The Canadian Screen Awards are set to be hosted by comedian Norm Macdonald in Toronto on March 13 and will air on CBC.

This year, the ceremony will include a special tribute to comedian, actor and former CSA host Martin Short, who will be honoured for his exceptional contribution to Canadian film and television.

Source: National Post

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Room, Schitt’s Creek lead 2016 Canadian Screen Award nominations

It’s a big year for Canadian productions, with Oscar-nominated Room and television series Schitt’s Creek and Orphan Black at the head of the pack for this year’s Canadian Screen Award nominations.

Actors Lyriq Bent and Aislinn Paul announced the nominees Tuesday morning in Toronto.

Room is an Irish-Canadian co-production adapted from the bestselling novel by Emma Donoghue, nominated for multiple Oscars and 11 CSAs, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Actor for Jacob Tremblay, Best Actress for Brie Larson and Best Supporting Actress for Joan Allen.

Keeping it Irish, period romance Brooklyn, based on Colm Toibin’s novel, picked up three nominations, including Best Picture.

Rolling in with a whopping eight nods is Paul Gross’s Hyena Road, and Anne Émond’s French-language family drama Our Loved Ones (Les êtres chers) with seven.

CBC comedy Schitt’s Creek, created by father-son duo Eugene and Dan Levy, led television nominations with 14. The critically acclaimed sci-fi series Orphan Black also nabbing 13 noms, honouring, of course, Canadian favourite Tatiana Maslany.

Other major contenders include police drama 19-2 with 12 nominations, the comedy Mr. D with 12 and the acclaimed miniseries The Book of Negroes with 11 in television and one in digital.

The Canadian Screen Awards are set to be hosted by comedian Norm Macdonald in Toronto on March 13 and will air on CBC.

This year, the ceremony will include a special tribute to comedian, actor and former CSA host Martin Short, who will be honoured for his exceptional contribution to Canadian film and television.

Source: National Post

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