29 CMF-funded productions receive a total 54 Canadian Screen Awards
CMF and Canada on Screen celebrate nominees and winners at inaugural award week
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) congratulates the winners of the first edition of the Canadian Screen Awards, which have been recognized for their excellence by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, and industry professionals at a series of events which culminated with last night’s gala.
“The CMF applauds the work of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television that recognizes the convergent landscape of Canadian media,” says Valerie Creighton, President and CEO, Canada Media Fund. “The CMF is delighted to be part of the inaugural edition of the Canadian Screen Awards celebrating Canadian talent and innovation in the fields of television, film and digital media. Canadians can take pride in the outstanding work being done right here at home.”
The Academy nominated 110 CMF-funded projects that received a combined total of 381 nominations. Of those, 29 productions won a total of 54 Canadian Screen Awards, including top winners such as Flashpoint, Call Me Fitz, John A: Birth of a Country, and Less Than Kind. For a complete list of CMF-funded projects that have won a Canadian Screen Award, click here.
Several award-winning and nominated productions can be previewed on Canadaonscreen.ca, a website designed to showcase and celebrate Canada’s creative talents and screen-based productions. Recent interviews with Canadian talent taken during Canadian Screen Week can be viewed along with other short videos and information on television productions, games, Web content, and software and applications funded by the CMF. Click here to view productions featured on Canadaonscreen.ca. Please note that returning iOS users may need to clear their cache to access the new format.
About the Canada Media Fund
The Canada Media Fund (CMF) champions the creation and promotion of successful, innovative, Canadian content and software applications for current and emerging digital platforms through financial support and industry research. The CMF was created by Canada’s cable and satellite distributors and the Government of Canada. Visit www.cmf-fmc.ca.
The CMF publishes Canadaonscreen.ca, a website designed to showcase and celebrate Canada’s creative talents and screen-based productions from television productions to games, web content, and software and applications.
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