Canadian Screen Award Winners

Room leads the Canadian Screen Award nominations.
Photo: Caitlin Cronenberg / Elevation Pictures
Film winners for the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards! Full list of nominees here.

Best Picture


Best Director:

Lenny Abrahamson, Room
-Becomes the first non-Canadian to win since Bruce Beresford for Black Robe (1991)

Actor in a Leading Role:

Jacob Tremblay, Room
-Calls Christopher Plummer a legend, has the cutest speech of the night 

Actress in a Leading Role:

Brie Larson, Room
-A no-show, but adds a Candy to her Oscar

Actor in a Supporting Role:

Nick Serino, Sleeping Giant

Actress in a Supporting Role:

Joan Allen, Room

Best Original Screenplay:

Remember, Benjamin August

Adapted Screenplay:

Room, Emma Donoghue

Achievement in Costumes:

Beeba Boys, Joanne Hansen

Achievement in Cinematography:

Brooklyn, Yves Bélanger

Achievement in Art Direction/Production Design:

Room - Ethan Tobman, Mary Kirkland

Achievement in Film Editing:

Room, Nathan Nugent

Achievement in Make-up:

Room, Sid Armour, Jennifer Gould

Achievement in Music – Original Score

Brooklyn, Michael Brooke

Achievement in Music – Original Song

Scratch: A Hip-opera

Achievement in Overall Sound

Hyena Road

Achievement in Sound Editing

Hyena Road

Achievement in Visual Effects:

Hyena Road

Ted Rogers Award for Best Documentary Feature:

Hurt - Alan Zweig, Peter Gentile

Achievement in Cinematography – Documentary

The Last of the Elephant Men - Arnaud Bouquet

Achievement in Editing – Documentary

How to Change the World - James Scott

Best Documentary Short

Bacon and God's Wrath- Sol Friedman

Best Live Action Short

She Stoops to Conquer - Zack Russell, Marianna Khouri

Best Animated Short

The Ballad of Immortal Joe - Hector Herrera, Pazlitt Cahlon

Discovery Award

(Festival film with budget under $250 000)
Winner: Mina Walking

Best First Feature Award

Winner: River - Jamie M. Dagg