#FIRSTLOOK: “SCARBOROUGH”, “NIGHT RAIDERS”, AND “SORT OF” LEAD 2022 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARD NOMINEES
Nominees were announced this morning for the 2022 Canadian Screen Awards. The Awards honouring the finest in Canadian Film, Television and Digital will be presented April 10, 2022 virtually, wrapping-up a week of celebrations.
CBC series Sort Of starring Bilal Baig as a gender-fluid millennial, leads both television and overall 2022 Canadian Screen Award nominations with 13, followed by CBC’s Pretty Hard Cases and CTV Sci-Fi Channel’s Wynonna Earp with 11, and CBC’s Coroner and Kim’s Convenience with 10.
Shasha Nakhai and Rich Williamson’s Scarborough and Danis Goulet’s Night Raiders top Film nominations with 11 per film, while Michael McGowan’s All My Puny Sorrows sees eight and both Bretten Hannam’s Wildhood and Ivan Grbovic’s Drunken Birds | Les oiseaux ivres receive six. Scarborough, Night Raiders, All My Puny Sorrows and Drunken Birds all premiered at TIFF ’21 and are named on their Canada’s Top Ten list.
21 Black Futures and For the Record both lead Digital Media nominations with eight, followed by The Communist’s Daughter with six.
This year’s Canadian Screen Week schedule will be as follows:
Monday, April 4
7:00 PM ET – The Broadcast News Awards
8:30 PM ET – The Documentary & Factual Awards
Tuesday, April 5
7:00 PM ET – The Sports Programming Awards, presented by CTV
8:30 PM ET – The Digital & Immersive Awards
Wednesday, April 6
7:00 PM ET – The Children’s & Animation Awards, presented by Shaw Rocket Fund, supported by 9 Story Media Group
8:30 PM ET – The Lifestyle & Reality Awards, presented by CTV
Thursday, April 7
7:00 PM ET – The Drama & Comedy Crafts Awards
8:30 PM ET – The Scripted Programs & Performance Awards, presented by CTV
Friday, April 8
8:30 PM ET – The Cinematic Arts Awards, presented by Telefilm Canada, supported by Cineplex
Sunday, April 10
8:00 PM (9:00 PM AT / 9:30 PM NT) – 2022 Canadian Screen Awards on CBC and CBC Gem.
The 2022 Canadian Screen Awards Gala airs on CBC and CBC Gem on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at 8:00 PM (9:00 PM AT / 9:30 PM NT).
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