Canadian Screen Awards 2017

Held in Toronto’s Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, the 5th Canadian Screen Awards honoured achievements in Canadian film and television industry. With Howie Mandel (America’s Got Talent judge) hosting the event, the evening was full of unforgettable moments and dazzling outfits. Carefree laughs and mingles, glasses of champagne and trays of delicious food perfectly completed the atmosphere of joy at Sony Centre.

After the official ceremony, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television proved once again that the Canadian cinema most discerning patrons and collectors are capable of throwing an amazing party, which continued until midnight.


The winners of the 5th Canadian Screen Awards:

Best Movie: It’s Only the End of the World

Best Director: Xavier Dolan, It’s Only the End of the World

Best Actress: Tatiana Maslany, The Other Half

Best Actor: Stephan James, Race

Best Original Screenplay: Daniel MacIvor, Weirdos

Best Drama Series: Orphan Black

Best Comedy Series: Letterkenny

Best Actress in a Comedy Series: Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek

Best Actor in a Comedy Series: Paul Sun-Hyung Lee, Kim’s Convenience

Best Actress in a Drama Series: Tatiana Maslany, Orphan Black

Best Actor in a Drama Series: Adrian Holmes, 19-2

Fan Choice: Natasha Negovanlis, Carmilla

Best Performance in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program: The Tragically Hip, The Tragically Hip — A National Celebration

Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary:Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr

Lifetime Achievement Award: Christopher Plummer

Earle Grey Award: Tantoo Cardinal

Icon Award: Just for Laughs


Image of Tatiana Maslany by Fred Thornhill/Reuters