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2015 Canadian Screen Awards Nominees Announced

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2015 Canadian Screen Awards
Nominees Announced
;Cara Gee and Jared Keeso;

(January 13, 2015 – Toronto, ON) The movers and shakers of the Canadian film and TV biz gathered, despite freezing temperatures, at the TIFF Bell Lightbox this morning to learn who and what would be in the running for a 2015 Canadian Screen Award. Meanwhile, the same thing was happening in Montreal where it was just as cold. The CSAs are the creation of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television and proceedings kicked off when CEO, Helga Stephenson took the stage to get things rolling. She surprised the almost packed theatre when she introduced this year`s host for the CSAs Broadcast Gala, Andrea Martin. Things began to get a little more serious when actors Cara Gee and Jared Keeso (pictured above) took over and began announcing the nominees on a very long list of 128 Awards.

In the interests of space and time, following is a select list of highlights from this morning`s announcement:

In television, these are the programs in the running for the Shaw media Award for Best Dramatic Series:
19-2 on Bravo! (Bell Media)
Continuum on Showcase (Shaw Media)
Motive on CTV (Bell Media)
Orphan Black on Space (Bell Media)
Remedy Global on (Shaw Media)

The nominees for the Bell Media Award for Best Comedy Series include:
Call Me Fitz on TMN / Movie Central (Bell Media / Corus Entertainment)
Mr. D on CBC (CBC)
Seed on City (Rogers Media)
Spun Out on CTV (Bell Media) (
Tiny Plastic Men on Super Channel (Allarco)

The Best Children`s or Youth Fiction Program or Series Award is sponsored by Family Channel:
Degrassi on MuchMusic/MTV (Bell Media)
The Next Step on Family Channel (DHX Media)
Total Drama All-Stars on Teletoon (Corus Entertainment)

The Best Dramatic Mini-Series or TV Movie Award is sponsored by Entertainment One:
Babysellers on Lifetime (Shaw Media)
The Best Laid Plans on CBC (CBC)
Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy on Global (Shaw Media)
Bunks on Disney XD Canada (DHX Media Ltd.)

The Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary Program is sponsored by the Rogers Group of Funds: The Exhibition on Super Channel (Allarco)
The Ghosts In Our Machine on CBC (CBC)
Tales From The Organ Trade on History Channel Canada (Shaw Media)
Out of Mind, Out of Sight on TVO (TVO)

The Shaw Media Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role:
Arctic Air – Rites of Passage CBC (CBC) Adam Beach
19-2 – Deer Bravo! (Bell Media) Jared Keeso
Cracked – Ghost Dance CBC (CBC) David Sutcliffe
Forgive Me – Hallowed Be Thy Name Super Channel (Allarco) Michael McLeod
Remedy – BadBlood Global (Shaw Media) Dillon Casey

The Shaw Media Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role:
Being Human – Rewind, Rewind… Space (Bell Media), Meaghan Rath
Orphan Black – By Means Which Have Never Yet Been Tried on Space (Bell Media), Tatiana Maslany
Reign – Inquisitionon on M3 (Bell Media), Megan Follows
Sex & Violence – Denial on OUTtv (OUTtv), Jennie Raymond
Sex & Violence – SocialWork on OUTtv (OUTtv), Jackie Torrens

Nominatons within the Feature Film category include:

Best Motion Picture | Meilleur film:
Cast No Shadow – Chris Agoston, Christian Sparkes, Allison White (producers)
Fall – Mehernaz Lentin (producer)
In Her Place – Igor Drljaca, Yoon Hyun Chan, Albert Shin (producers)
Maps To The Stars – Martin Katz, Michel Merkt, Said Ben Said (producers)
Mommy – Xavier Dolan, Nancy Grant (producers)
Tu dors Nicole – Luc Déry, Kim McGraw (producers)

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role | Interpr