The 2023 Canadian Screen Award winners in the Cinematic Arts categories were handed out Thursday evening in Toronto.
Clement Virgo’s Brother set a record, taking home 12 Canadian Screen Awards, the most for any film in awards’ history. Brother was named Best Motion Picture, in addition to sweeping the Performance categories, as well as the Achievement in Sound Editing, Sound Mixing, Casting, Hair, and Costume Design, among other categories. Virgo picked up awards for Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Direction.
David Cronenberg’s sci-fi horror drama Crimes of the Future was recognized with two awards, Achievement in Make-up and Achievement in Visual Effects.
Find the full list of winners here:
Performance in a Supporting Role
Aaron Pierre – Brother
Achievement in Casting
Deirdre Bowen – Brother
Achievement in Sound Mixing
Richard Penn, Joe Morrow, James Bastable, Jack Heeren – Brother
Achievement in Sound Editing
Jane Tattersall, David McCallum, Paul Germann, Krystin Hunter, Kevin Banks, Sandra Fox, Kevin Jung – Brother
Achievement in Music – Original Score
Todor Kobakov – Brother
Achievement in Music – Original Song
Kate Hewlett – The Swearing Jar – “The Swearing Song”
Achievement in Art Direction / Production Design
Jason Clarke, John Kim, Richard Racicot – Brother
Achievement in Make-Up
Alexandra Anger, Monica Pavez – Crimes of the Future
Achievement in Hair
Tremaine Thomas – Brother
Achievement in Costume Design
Hanna Puley – Brother
Achievement in Visual Effects
Peter McAuley, Kayden Anderson, Tom Turnbull, Caitlin Foster – Crimes of the Future
John Dunning Best First Feature Film Award
Falcon Lake – Charlotte Le Bon
Achievement in Editing
Simone Smith – I Like Movies
Achievement in Cinematography | Meilleure direction photographique
Sara Mishara – Viking
Best Live Action Short Drama
Simo | سيمو – Rosalie Chicoine Perreault, Aziz Zoromba
Best Animated Short
The Flying Sailor – Wendy Tilby, Amanda Forbis, David Christensen
Golden Screen Award for Feature Film
Two Days Before Christmas | 23 décembre – Guillaume Lespérance
Clement Virgo – Brother
Anthony Shim – Riceboy Sleeps
Academy Board of Directors’ Tribute Award
Achievement in Direction
Clement Virgo – Brother
Performance in a Leading Role
Lamar Johnson – Brother
Best Motion Picture
Brother – Damon D’Oliveira, Sonya Di Rienzo, Aeschylus Poulos, Clement Virgo
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