The third annual Rob Stewart Award for Best Science or Nature Documentary Program or Series at the Canadian Screen Awards has gone to Elliott Halpern and Elizabeth Trojian for their documentary A Day in the Life of Earth. Along with the honor of receiving the Canadian Screen Award, the filmmakers also receive $25,000.
The one-hour CBC The Nature of Things special follows scientists around the globe as they examine just how much the Earth changes in a single day. From volcanoes erupting to the movement of the sand in the Sahara Desert, to our planet hurtling through space, the world dramatically changes within the short 24-hour time span.
This year, all Canadian Screen Week events were cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the awards ceremonies. Instead, this year’s winners are being celebrated online through live-streamed shows from The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.
The annual Rob Stewart Award is given in honor of the award-winning filmmaker, who passed away while making his third film, Sharkwater Extinction.
Sharkwater Extinction follows the award-winning filmmaker, biologist, conservationist and activist across four continents as he investigates the corruption behind the pirate fishing trade and illegal shark fin industry. ~Brie Davis
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On Monday night, the Canadian Screen Awards announced the first set of winners in News & Documentary and Lifestyle & Reality. Check out the list of winners.