Orphan Black wins 7 Canadian Screen Awards on second night

The cast of Orphan BlackOn the second night of the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards, 42 awards were given out in creative fiction programming categories, including seven to the Canadian sci-fi series Orphan Black (pictured above) which stars Tatiana Maslany. The popular CBC series Murdoch Mysteries won four awards for its Christmas episode, A Very Merry Murdoch Christmas. Both series are nominated for many more awards over the course of the next few nights, including the Broadcast Gala on Sunday, March 12, which will be broadcast live on CBC beginning at 8 p.m. (9 AT/9:30 NT) and hosted by Howie Mandel.

Last night’s gala was hosted by Seán Cullen at the Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto. Tonight the Academy will hold their first ever Digital Gala celebrating outstanding storytelling, new technology, and marketing innovation.

Full winners list

Best Animated Program or Series: The Curse of Clara: A Holiday Tale

Best Children’s or Youth Fiction Program or Series: Odd Squad

Best Performing Arts Program: The Taming of the Shrew

Best Pre-School Program or Series: PAW Patrol

Best TV Movie or Limited Series: Murdoch Mysteries “A Merry Murdoch Christmas”

Best Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series: Baroness Von Sketch Show 

Best Achievement in Make-Up: Frontier “Mushkegowuk Esquewu” – Elizabeth Kuchurean

Best Costume Design: Reign “Clans” – Meredith Markworth-Pollack

Best Direction in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series: Degrassi: Next Class – “#ThisCouldBeUsButYouPlayin” – Eleanore Lindo

Best Direction in a Comedy Program or Series: Letterkenny “Super Soft Birthday” – Jacob Tierney

Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series: Murdoch Mysteries “A Merry Murdoch Christmas” – Michael McGowan

Best Direction in a Dramatic Series: Orphan Black “Transgressive Border Crossing” – John Fawcett

Best Direction in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series: The Tragically Hip – A National Celebration – David Russell

Best Direction in an Animated Program or Series: PAW Patrol “Pups Save Friendship Day” – Jamie Whitney

Best Original Music Score for a Program: Murdoch Mysteries “A Merry Murdoch Christmas” – Robert Carli

Best Original Music Score for a Series: Orphan Black “The Scandal of Altruism” – Trevor Yuile

Best Photography in a Comedy Program or Series: Sensitive Skin “Episode 203” – Douglas Koch

Best Photography in a Dramatic Program or Series: Orphan Black “From Dancing Mice to Psychopaths” – Aaron Morton

Best Photography in a Variety Program or Series: The Tragically Hip – A National Celebration – Alex Nadon, Tyler Pigeon

Best Picture Editing in a Comedy Program or Series: Kim’s Convenience “Gay Discount” – Kye Meechan

Best Picture Editing in a Dramatic Program or Series: Orphan Black “The Scandal of Altruism” – Jay Prychidny

Best Picture Editing in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series: Baroness Von Sketch Show “If the Killer is Watching” – Mike Fly, Jeremy LaLonde

Best Production Design or Art Direction in a Fiction Program or Series: Orphan Black “Human Raw Material” – John Dondertman, Liz Calderhead

Best Sound in a Comedy or Dramatic Program or Series: Vikings “The Last Ship”

Best Sound in a Variety or Animated Program or Series: The Tragically Hip – A National Celebration

Best Visual Effects: Vikings “The Last Ship”

Best Writing in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series: Degrassi: Next Class “#YesMeansYes” – Alejandro Alcoba

Best Writing in a Comedy Program or Series: Letterkenny “Super Soft Birthday” – Jacob Tierney, Jared Keeso

Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series: Murdoch Mysteries “A Merry Murdoch Christmas” – Peter Mitchell

Best Writing in a Dramatic Series: Orphan Black “The Collapse of Nature” – Graeme Manson

Best Writing in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series: Baroness Von Sketch Show “I Can’t Believe This Used to Take Days” – Carolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Jennifer Whalen, Jennifer Goodhue, Dawn Whitwell, Monica Heisey, Mae Martin

Best Writing in an Animated Program or Series: Nerds and Monsters “Bee-Hive Yourself” – Craig Martin

PERFORMANCE CATEGORIES

Best Achievement in Casting: Kim’s Convenience “Frank & Nayoung” – Deirdre Bowen, Millie Tom

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series: Orphan Black – Kevin Hanchard

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting or Guest Role in a Comedic Series: Kim’s Convenience “Janet’s Photos” – Andrew Phung

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series: The Taming of the Shrew – Ben Carlson

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series: Slasher – Wendy Crewson

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series: Schitt’s Creek “Bob’s Bagels/Moira’s Nudes” – Emily Hampshire

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series: Unclaimed – Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers

Best Performance in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series: The Next Step – Brittany Raymond

Best Performance in a Guest Role, Dramatic Series: Forgive Me “Blessed Is”Edward Asner

Best Performance in an Animated Program or Series: The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About Camping! – Martin Short

SPECIAL AWARDS

Academy Board of Directors’ Tribute: Helga Stephenson

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  1. Samantha • March 9, 2017 @ 1:14 PM

    I love Orphan Black, I’m not surprised it’s winning awards, it’s so unique.

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