Canadian Screen Awards recognize Digital Storytelling

Danielle Graham and Lainey Lui shared the award for Best Host, Web Program or Series, for their Twitter special etalk Live: The Oscars Balcony at the Canadian Screen Awards Gala Honouring Digital Storytelling.

The Canadian Screen Awards: Gala Honouring Digital Storytelling took place in Toronto Thursday night recognizing Canadian, digital content creators in 13 categories. New categories this year included Best Supporting Performance, Web Program or Series; Best Writing, Web Program or Series; Best Immersive Experience – Non-Fiction; Best Immersive Experience – Fiction; and Best Virtual Reality Game.

Among the night’s winners were Danielle Graham and Lainey Lui, who shared the award for Best Host, Web Program or Series, for their Twitter special etalk Live: The Oscars Balcony. CBC Comedy web series How to Buy A Baby (LoCo Motion Pictures) took the award for Best Web Program or Series, Fiction, while veteran Canadian actress Jayne Eastwood claimed the honour for Best Supporting Performance for The Writers’ Block (Frantic Films), also streamed by CBC Comedy.

Here’s the complete list of winners:

BEST CROSS-PLATFORM PROJECT

CBC News: Missing and Murdered: Finding Cleo
(CBC News)
Connie Walker, Marnie Luke, Jennifer Fowler, Mieke Anderson, Heather Evans, Bria John, Brenda Witmer

BEST CROSS-PLATFORM PROJECT – CHILDREN’S AND YOUTH

Dino Dana Digital
(Sinking Ship Entertainment)
Blair Powers, J.J. Johnson, Ronald Ruslim, Gavin Friesen, Javier Plana, Mark Cautillo, Brian Andrade, Jermaine Williams, Andrew Eastmond, Andrew Ebert, Nathan Langdon, Roslyn Stockton, Sean Hamilton, Alex Gordon, Leisha-Marie Riddel, Deanna Ip, Leo Kouvaris, Adriano Bertuzzo, Kevin Gan, Michael Pearce, Rachel Cravit, Christopher Coey, Geordie Telfer

BEST ORIGINAL INTERACTIVE PRODUCTION

Nuclear Dissent
(Jam3)
Pablo Vio, Heather Phenix, Sean Crawford, Booker Sim, Sula Greene, Steven Mengin, John Flores, Calum Moore, Peter Altamirano, Craig Hill, Alejandro Mesa, Amelie Rosser, Vadim Namniak, Gauthier Pompougnac

BEST WRITING, WEB PROGRAM OR SERIES

Gary and His Demons – Guy On The Tiger
(Look Mom! Productions)
Mark Little

BEST DIRECTION, WEB PROGRAM OR SERIES

Deerbrook
(MacLaren Productions Inc.)
Grayson Moore, Aidan Shipley, Connor Illsley, Jon Riera

BEST WEB PROGRAM OR SERIES, FICTION

How to Buy a Baby
(LoCo Motion Pictures Inc.)
Lauren Corber, Wendy Litner

BEST WEB PROGRAM OR SERIES, NON-FICTION

The Artists: The Pioneers Behind the Pixels
(The Artists (CANADA) Inc.)
Christina Piovesan, Peter Mishara, Omar Majeed

BEST IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE – NON-FICTION

A Curious Mind with Dominic Monaghan
(CreamVR)
David Brady, Jonathon Corbiere, Andrew MacDonald, Tristan Cezair, Tyler Sammy, Nick Counter

BEST IMMERSIVE EXPERIENCE – FICTION

Biidaaban: First Light
(National Film Board of Canada)
Lisa Jackson, Mathew Borrett, Rob McLaughlin, Dana Dansereau

BEST VIRTUAL REALITY GAME

Museum of Symmetry
(National Film Board of Canada)
Paloma Dawkins, Maral Mohammadian, Michael Fukushima

 

BEST SUPPORTING PERFORMANCE, WEB PROGRAM OR SERIES

The Writers’ Block
(Frantic Films)
Jayne Eastwood

BEST HOST, WEB PROGRAM OR SERIES

etalk Live: The Oscars Balcony
(Bell Media)
Danielle Graham, Lainey Lui

BEST LEAD PERFORMANCE, WEB PROGRAM OR SERIES

PYOTR495
(Drive-In Keep Out Productions)
Alex Ozerov

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