The Sony Centre for the Performing Arts set the stage for this year’s Canadian Screen Awards hosted once again by comedian Martin Short.
[pictured above are Shay Mitchell (Pretty Little Liars), Katheryn Winnick (Vikings), Carrie-Lynn Neals (Seed)]
Broadcast live on CBC television, there were 33 Canadian Screen Awards given out to recognize talents in Canadian film and television.
Among other special Academy awards, Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg was presented with his Lifetime Achievement Award.
“At 65 years young, we’re only getting better,” says Helga Stephenson, Academy CEO. “This anniversary marks a celebration of our Canadian screen idols, from Mary Pickford to John Candy to Tatiana Maslany, these world renowned stars have helped to shape a national legacy and continue to create new opportunities for our growing Canadian star system. On behalf of the Academy, I applaud all of tonight’s outstanding Canadian Screen Awards winners and Academy Special Award recipients,” said Stephenson.