Mommy and Orphan Black were big winners at this year’s Canadian Screen Awards, taking place this time at the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. A much welcome change to one of my absolute favourite venues in Toronto.

Xavier Dolan, Director of Mommy (2014) won two awards: Best Motion Picture and Achievement in Direction.

Xavier Dolan (Direcdtor Mommy) shows his two awards

Xavier Dolan (Direcdtor Mommy) shows his two awards

Tatiana Maslany (pictured at the top) won the Shaw Media Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role. Also Orphan Black won the award for Shaw Media Award for Best Dramatic Series.

Some of the many well dressed attendees included Annie Murphy (Schitt’s Creek), Missy Peregrym (Rookie Blue) and Anne Marie-Mediwake.  Not to mention Tatiana Maslany and Jenna Naumovich (always!).

Andrea Martin was hilarious including a censored stunt of falling out of her SUV limo. After that, she set the tone in Canadian style of cracking jokes poking fun at Canadians that got did their job and everyone smiling and laughing, myself included.

It was a well-attended year for the Canadian Screen Awards.

A group shot of the Canadian Screen Awards presenters

A group shot of the Canadian Screen Awards presenters

Check out this quick Sizzle Reel highlighting the great night at the Canadian Screen Awards broadcast:

For nominees and winners click here.

For more visit

Photos by Nick Lee

Also check out our coverage from the Canadian Screen Awards 2014.

Menu tasting with the new Chef de Cuisine at ONE Restaurant, Darby Piquette
Barre3 - no, it’s not ballet and no it’s not only for women

Nick Lee

Editor and Photos at