CSA Nominations Shine a Light on VAM Talent

Congratulations to all the 2018 Canadian Screen Award nominees! 2017 was a productive year for the Canadian film and television industry and the Vanguarde team is inspired to see great work being recognized.

Special congratulations go out to the following VAM clients who have been nominated for a 2018 Canadian Screen Award:

Television Nominees:

  • Best Drama Series / PURE – Ken Girotti
  • Best Comedy Series / MICHAEL: EVERY DAY – Matt Watts
  • Best Comedy Series / WORKIN’ MOMS – Catherine Reitman, Philip Sternberg, Tina Horwitz
  • Best Animated Program or Series / WANDERING WENDA – Jason Hopley
  • Best Children’s or Youth Fiction Program or Series / ODD SQUAD – Mark De Angelis
  • Best Direction, Comedy Series / KIM’S CONVENIENCE “Date Night” – Aleysa Young
  • Best Direction, Drama Series / PURE “Ordination” – Ken Girotti
  • Best Original Music, Fiction – ANNE “Remorse Is The Poison Of Life” – Amin Bhatia & Ari Posner
  • Best Photography, Drama / CARDINAL – Steve Cosens
  • Best Picture Editing, Comedy / LETTERKENNY “The Election” – Christopher Minns
  • Best Picture Editing, Drama / CARDINAL – Teresa De Luca
  • Best Production Design or Art Direction, Fiction / CARDINAL – Rob Gray
  • Best Production Design or Art Direction, Fiction / FRONTIER “Mutiny” – Gordon Barnes
  • Best Writing, Drama Series / ORPHAN BLACK “To Right The Wrongs of Many” – Renee St. Cyr
  • Best Writing, Animation – HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA “Adventures in Vampiresitting” – Mark Steinberg
  • Best Lead Actress, Comedy – WORKIN’ MOMS – Catherine Reitman

Congratulations to the WORKIN’ MOMS team for picking up five nominations including: Best Comedy Series, Best Lead Actress, Best Photography Comedy and two nominations in the Best Supporting or Guest Actor Comedy categories.


Film Nominees:

  • Best Original Screenplay – NEVER STEADY, NEVER STILL – Kathleen Hepburn
  • Best Cinematography in a Feature Length Documentary – UNARMED VERSES – Mike McLaughlin

Kathleen Hepburn’s debut feature, NEVER STEADY, NEVER STILL is a frontrunner on the film side this year, picking up eight nominations including: Best Motion Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Achievement in Cinematography, Achievement in Editing, Achievement in Art Direction, Achievement in Music, Achievement in Overall Sound and Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role.  Congratulations to the entire team!

The 6th annual Canadian Screen Awards will take place March 6-11, 2018, with the televised broadcast gala airing Sunday, March 11th on CBC.  Tune in to celebrate out bright Canadian talent!

Full list of television nominees click here
Full list of film nominees click here
Full list of digital media nominees click here

Photo credit: CBC.ca

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