Congrats to the NSI grads with 2019 Canadian Screen Award nominations.
The Canadian Screen Awards will be held on March 31, with Canadian Screen Week running March 25 to 31.
- What Walaa Wants (pictured) from director Christy Garland (NSI Drama Prize) – 2019 Ted Rogers best feature length documentary award
- Biidaaban: The Dawn Comes from writer/director/producer Amanda Strong (NSI IndigiDocs) – best animated short
- Christy Garland for What Walaa Wants – best cinematography in a feature-length documentary
- Letterkenny from producer Mark Montefiore (NSI Totally Television) – best comedy series
- Mr. D from producer Jessie Gabe (NSI Script to Screen) – best comedy series
- Bad Blood from producer Mark Montefiore – best drama series
- 1491: The Untold Story of the Americas before Columbus from producer Vanessa Loewen (NSI Global Marketing) – best history documentary program or series
- Caution: May Contain Nuts from producers Camille Beaudoin (NSI Totally Television, NSI Features First) and Eric Rebalkin (NSI Business For Producers) – best sketch comedy show & ensemble performance
- Property Brothers from producer Jessica Vander Kooij (NSI Lifestyle & Reality Series Producer) – best lifestyle program or series
- Corner Gas Animated from producer Virginia Thompson (NSI Features First) – best animated program or series
- Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs from producer Kirsten Newlands (NSI Totally Television) – best animated program or series
- Finding Stuff Out from producer Mindy Laxer (NSI Global Marketing) – best children’s or youth non-fiction program or series
- The Next Step from producer Karen McClellan (NSI Totally Television) – best children’s or youth non-fiction program or series
- Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas from producer Jason Charters (NSI Drama Prize, NSI Global Marketing) – best biography or arts documentary program or series
- APTN Investigates from producer Chris Read (NSI IndigiDocs) – best news or information series
- Still Standing from producer Jeff Peeler (NSI Global Marketing) – best factual series
- Norma Bailey (NSI Totally Television) for Mary Kills People episode Ride or Die – best direction, drama series
- Jordan Canning (NSI Drama Prize) and Jeremy Lalonde (NSI Totally Television) for Baroness von Sketch Show episode Is That You, Karen? – best direction, variety or sketch comedy
- Tracey Deer (NSI Storytellers, Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program) for Mohawk Girls episode White But A’right – best direction, comedy
- Mary Pedersen (NSI Totally Television) for Murdoch Mysteries episode The Accident – best writing, drama series
- Cynthia Knight (NSI Drama Prize) for Mohawk Girls episode White but A’right – best writing, comedy
- Jason Charters for Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas – best writing, documentary
- Mike Fly (NSI Drama Prize) and Jeremy Lalonde for Baroness von Sketch Show episode Is That You, Karen? – best picture editing, comedy
- Dale Sheldrake (NSI Totally Television) for Vikings episode Moments of Vision – best sound, fiction
- First Contact from producer Vanessa Loewen – best factual series
- Karen McClellan for The Next Step episode Twinkle Toes – best writing, children’s or youth
- NarcoLeap from producer Kate Green (NSI Totally Television, NSI Lifestyle & Reality Series Producer) – best web program or series, fiction
- How to Buy a Baby from producer Lauren Corber (NSI Totally Television) – best web program or series, fiction
- Erica Daniels (CBC New Indigenous Voices) for Run As One – The Journey of the Front Runners – best direction, web program or series
- Taken Knowledge Keeper from producers Lisa Meeches (NSI Storytellers) and Kyle Irving (NSI Global Marketing) – best cross-platform project
- Finding Stuff Out Online from producer Mindy Laxer – best cross-platform project
- It Was Me from producer Christine Kleckner (NSI Drama Prize) – best original interactive production
Makeup artist Tammy-Lou Pate also scored a nomination for her work on NSI Features First-developed Venus from Joe Balass and Eisha Marjara.
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