“Fans are the heart of a Canadian star system so it is vital they are an integral part of the Canadian Screen Awards,” said Helga Stephenson, Academy CEO. “This year, fans will have the opportunity to meet an outstanding line-up of their favourite Canadian stars at FanZone at the Toronto Eaton Centre,” she added.
Hosted by SPACE’s Teddy Wilson, FanZone will give fans the opportunity to meet and take photos with the biggest names in Canadian television. Personalities from shows on CBC, City, CTV, Global, OLN, SPACE, YTV and more will be in attendance. Please keep in mind this is strictly a photo event and autographs will not be given. Following is a list of the stars you could meet:
PETER BROWN, Big Brother Canada
CARLOS BUSTAMANTE, The Next Star
DILLON CASEY, Remedy
MUNRO CHAMBERS, Degrassi: The Next Generation
RICK COFFILL, Storage Wars Canada
MARK CRITCH, This Hour Has 22 Minutes
GERRY DEE, Mr. D
RANDAL EDWARDS, Package Deal
DAVE FOLEY, Spun Out, Kids in the Hall
CINDY HAYDEN, Storage Wars Canada
HÉLÈNE JOY, Murdoch Mysteries
ADAM KORSON, Seed
GARY LEVY, Big Brother Canada
STEVE LUND, Bitten
AMBER MARSHALL, Heartland
JON MONTGOMERY, The Amazing Race Canada
CARRIE-LYNN NEALES, Seed
BRENDAN PENNY, Motive
MISSY PEREGRYM, Rookie Blue
GREGORY SMITH, Rookie Blue
DAVID SUTCLIFFE, Cracked
The event, which is free to attend, will take place from 11 am to 1 pm at the Toronto Eaton Centre (2nd level by Albert’s Way). There is more information about the Fanzone online.
Meanwhile, fans can also participate in the Academy’s #FanZone Front of the Line Contest. To enter, fans tweet a selfie photo and tag it #CdnScreenSelfie #FanZone for a chance to win VIP Access to the FanZone event and a prize pack.
The Academy’s #FanZone Front of the Line Contest opened yesterday and runs until Thursday, March 6 with the winner being announced on Friday, March 7. For rules and regulations please visit the Academy online.