The inaugural Canadian Screen Awards rolled out their red carpet for a live night of glamour and talent, celebrating the best in Canadian film, television, and digital media productions on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto. Hosted by Canada’s favourite comedian, Martin Short, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television awarded Rebelle with a total of ten trophies including wins for best film, best director, best screenplay, editing,
art direction/production design, and cinematography. Flashpoint won best dramatic series, James Cromwell for best actor, Rachel Mwanza for best actress, and George Stroumboulopoulos for best host. Winners, nominees, fans, the media, and many celebrities joined together to celebrate the new annual awards show which aired on CBC Television for the world to see.
About the ACCT
Established in 1979, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is a national, non-profit, professional association dedicated to the promotion, recognition and celebration of exceptional achievements in Canadian film, television and digital media. Unifying industry professionals across Canada, the Academy is a vital force representing all screen-based industries.
- Our mandate is to:
- Honour outstanding achievements in Canadian film and television;
- Heighten public awareness and increase audience attendance, viewership, and appreciation of Canadian film and television productions through its national Award program.
- Preserve and promote Canada’s film and television heritage;
- Provide wide range of industry-related professional development programs
For more information visit academy.ca