How to Get A Free Pass to the 2013 Canadian Screen Awards

Posted 11 years ago by myetvmedia

Martin Short will host the inaugural Canadian Screen Awards at the Sony Centre, March 3rd, 2013 at 8pm in Toronto, Canada. The two-hour show will be aired live on CBC Sunday night. Canadian talent has a long history of international recognition at the Oscars and Cannes. A lineup of celebrity presenters and award nominees will showcase and celebrate Canadian film and television excellence. Forget the Genies, these are more like the Peoples’ Choice Awards combining the worlds of Film, Television and Digital Media.  You can be a part of the action.

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There are 120 awards on the slate, some of which will be given out ahead of Sunday at a series of industry celebrations held at the Toronto Convention Centre. Best Picture is one of the high profile awards to will be given out Sunday night. It will be chosen from 6 nominees including War Witch (Rebelle), which has earned multiple awards including a Best Foreign Film Oscar nomination, L’Affaire Dumont, Inch’Allah, Laurence Anyways, Midnight’s Children, and Still Mine. Rachel Mwanza has travelled all the way from the Congo along with cast members Alain Bastien, Ralph Prosper and Mizinga Mwinga to be in Los Angeles and now in Toronto for the awards!

It’s a big night and a big gamble. Yes this is the Canadian version of the Peoples Choice Awards orchestrated by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. It represents a new era for the celebration of excellence in Canadian achievement in film and television. The Academy is putting four million dollars into the event. It’s this infusion of money, energy and glamour the industry needs. And it needs you.

Join the CBC live broadcast at the Sony Centre Sunday, March 3rd, 8pm. Meet the celebrities; Jay Baruche (Goon), Enrico Colantoni (Flashpoint), James Cromwell (Still Mine), Arlene Dickinson (Dragon’s Den), Erica Durance (Saving Hope), Marc-Andre Grondin(Goon), Allan Hawco (Republic of Doyle), Catherine O’Hara (Frankenweenie), Brad Smith (The Bachelor Canada), Meg Tilly (Bomb Girls), Stephen Amell (Arrow), Adam Beach (Artic Air), Rick MercerLisa Ray (Top Chef Canada), and many more. You could also be a part of the TIFF Bell Lightbox “In Studio” with Canada’s top filmmakers. Vote for your favourite stars and meet them Sunday at 12:00 pm at the Sony Centre. The Canadian Screen Awards, they are new and its Canada’s celebration of its film and TV stars. See links below to enter to win.

Canadian Screen Awards Highlights:

Join the Sony Centre Audience FREE Sunday night for the live CBC Awards Ceremony Broadcast.


1. Sony Centre Sat. March 3rd 12:00 to 2pm meet filmmakers, celebrities
2. Free screening of restored 1975 Canadian classic: The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz TIFF Bell Lightbox 3pm Saturday March 3rd
3.  ‘In Studio’ at TIFF Bell Lightbox Sat. Mar 3nd 7-8:30pm

See you there!

-Moira Romano


War Witch

L’Affaire Dumont


Laurence Anyways

Midnight’s Children


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