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2023 Canadian Screen Awards: Cinematic Arts winners

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 PierreBrother


Achievement in Casting 

Deirdre BowenBrother


Achievement in Sound Mixing 

Richard Penn, Joe Morrow, James Bastable, Jack HeerenBrother


Achievement in Sound Editing 

Jane Tattersall, David McCallum, Paul Germann, Krystin Hunter, Kevin Banks, Sandra Fox, Kevin JungBrother


Achievement in Music – Original Score

Todor KobakovBrother


Achievement in Music – Original Song 

Kate HewlettThe Swearing Jar – “The Swearing Song”


Achievement in Art Direction / Production Design 

Jason Clarke, John Kim, Richard RacicotBrother


Achievement in Make-Up 

Alexandra Anger, Monica PavezCrimes of the Future 


Achievement in Hair 

Tremaine ThomasBrother


Achievement in Costume Design 

Hanna PuleyBrother


Achievement in Visual Effects

Peter McAuley, Kayden Anderson, Tom Turnbull, Caitlin Foster – Crimes of the Future 


John Dunning Best First Feature Film Award

Falcon LakeCharlotte Le Bon


Achievement in Editing

Simone SmithI Like Movies


Achievement in Cinematography | Meilleure direction photographique

Sara MisharaViking


Best Live Action Short Drama 

Simo | سيمو Rosalie Chicoine Perreault, Aziz Zoromba


Best Animated Short 

The Flying SailorWendy Tilby, Amanda Forbis, David Christensen


Golden Screen Award for Feature Film 

Two Days Before Christmas | 23 décembreGuillaume Lespérance


Adapted Screenplay 

Clement VirgoBrother


Original Screenplay

Anthony ShimRiceboy Sleeps


Academy Board of Directors’ Tribute Award

Paul Pope


Achievement in Direction

Clement VirgoBrother


Performance in a Leading Role 

Lamar JohnsonBrother


Best Motion Picture 

Brother Damon D’Oliveira, Sonya Di Rienzo, Aeschylus Poulos, Clement Virgo


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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessen
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email -

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