Canadian Screen Awards: Film Winners

Rachel Mwanza in Rebelle, winner of 10 Canadian Screen Awards
It's a Rebelle sweep! Kim Nguyen's film nets 10 awards including Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actress. The broadcast is just wrapping up, so I'll have thoughts on Canada's inaugural film/tv/digital media event shortly.

Best Film

Rebelle/War Witch


Achievement in Direction

Kim Nguyen - Rebelle/War Witch

Best Actor

James Cromwell - Still Mine

Best Actress

  Rachel Mwanza - Rebelle/War Witch

Best Supporting Actor

Serge Kanyinda - Rebelle/War Witch

Best Supporting Actress

Seema Biswas - Midnight’s Children (hooray!)

Adapted Screenplay

Midnight’s Children – Salman Rushdie

Original Screenplay

Rebelle/War Witch, Kim Nguyen 

Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary Award

Sponsor: Rogers Group of Funds
Stories We Tell - Sarah Polley, Anita Lee (well deserved!!!)


Achievement in Art Direction/Production Design

Rebelle/War Witch – Emmanuel Frechette, Josée Arsenault

Achievement in Cinematography

Sponsor: Christie Digital
Rebelle/War Witch  – Nicolas Bolduc

Achievement in Costume Design

Laurence Anyways – Xavier Dolan, François Barbeau


Achievement in Editing:

Rebelle/War Witch  – Richard Comeau

Achievement in Make-up

Laurence Anyways

Achievement in Music – Original Score

Cosmopolis – Howard Shore

Achievement in Music – Original Song

(Sponsor: Slaight Music)
Cosmopolis, “Long to Live” – Emily Haines, James Shaw, Howard Shore

Achievement in Overall Sound

Sponsor: Deluxe Toronto Ltd.

Achievement in Sound Editing


Achievement in Visual Effects

Resident Evil: Retribution

Best Short Documentary

Sponsor: Hot Docs  
The Boxing Girls of Kabul - Ariel Nasr, Annette Clarke (Watch)

Best Live Action Short

Throat Song - Miranda de Pencier, Stacey Aglok MacDonal

Best Animated Short

Paula - Dominic Étienne Simard, Julie Roy (watch)

Golden Reel

Resident Evil: Retribution

Winners in TV and Digital Media