(Toronto) The Indigenous Sci-Fi Suspense Feature Night Raiders and drama Scarborough were the big winners of the Canadian Screen Awards for Cinematic Arts on Friday night, each winning five times.
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Four Quebec productions, including The time grabberalso distinguished themselves during this virtual ceremony hosted by actress Laurence Lebœuf.
The directors of Scarborough Shasha Nakhai and Rich Williamson saw their film crowned best first feature, while writer Catherine Hernandez, whose novel inspired the screenplay, won the trophy for best adaptation.
Actress and activist Cherish Violet Blood won Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her performance in this east-end Toronto production, which also won awards for cast and sound editing.
The filmmaker of Night RaidersDanis Goulet, won in the best original screenplay category for his film, which also prevailed in the best costumes, sound mixing, visual effects and makeup categories.
The Best Actor in a Supporting Role award went to Joshua Odjick for his performance in Wildhood.
The Golden Screen award for a feature film, which rewards the film with the highest box office receipts, went to Paw Patrol: The Movie.
At les artisans du Québec, creators Arnaud Brisebois, Jean Babin and Ève Turcotte won the award for best artistic direction and set design for the film The time grabber adapted from a tale by Fred Pellerin which was nominated in the best adaptation category.
Set hairstylist Martin Lapointe took home top honors in the best hairstyles category for his work in the film Maria Chapdelaine.
The work of Katerine Martineau and Guillaume Collin Girls don’t walk alone at night was crowned Best Short Fiction Film.
Filmmaker and cinematographer Sara Mishara won in the best pictures category for drama. drunken birds.
Friday’s ceremony caps off a week of virtual Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television events.
Due to the uncertainty related to the pandemic, the Academy has decided to divide the Screen Awards into nine major categories, including Cinematic Arts, and spread the awards presentation over the past few days.
Excellence was recognized in the areas of broadcast news, documentary, sports programming, children’s programming, and craftsmen of comedy and drama, among others.
The Screen Awards televised ceremony that will crown the best film of the year will take place Sunday evening on CBC.
Scarborough and Night Raiders as well as Quebec productions Twelfth night and drunken birds are among the finalists for the gala’s most coveted award.