Thursday February 7th, 2019
Today(Thursday February 7th, 2019) the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards https://www.academy.ca/awards/ nominees ere announced at Toronto’s Globe and Mail https://www.theglobeandmail.com/ . The Canadian Screen Awards honour achievements in Canadian film, television, and digital media production. The CBC series “Anne with an E” https://www.cbc.ca/anne/ and “Schitt’s Creek” https://www.cbc.ca/schittscreek/ are the leading nominees for this year’s Canadian Screen Awards, with each show earning 15 nominations . For films, the leading contenders are from Quebec, Maxime Giroux’s allegorical drama “The Great Darkened Days” https://www.tiff.net/tiff/the-great-darkened-days/ and Daniel Roby’s disaster thriller “Just a Breath Away” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eU52Gh3P08 with eight nominations apiece. Three special awards will also be handed out , the Academy Icon Award goes to the comedy team The Kids In The Hall https://www.jsrdirect.com/webstores/kidsinthehall , the Earle Grey Award will be given to multiple award-winning performer Mary Walsh https://twitter.com/marywalsh11?lang=en and the inaugural Radius Award goes to Toronto born Actor Stephan James https://www.instagram.com/tdotsteph/?hl=en . The broadcast of the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards Gala will air live on CBC Sunday March 31st, 2019 at 8:00 PM (9:00 PM AT / 9:30 PM NT). Rudy Blair Entertainment Media rudyblairmedia.com was on todays red carpet to speak with Beth Janson https://ca.linkedin.com/in/bethjanson CEO at Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television on todays nominations and Actor /2 time CSA winner Andrew Phung www.andrewphung.com/ co-star of the CBC award winning series Kim’s Convenience https://www.cbc.ca/kimsconvenience/ on co-hosting todays event and what it’s like to win a Canadian Screen Award.