Corus Entertainment and Production Partners Celebrate 19 Wins at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards

 Toronto, Canada – Corus Entertainment’s TELETOON, W Network, YTV, Movie Central are pleased to announce that its programming, original productions and films received a total of 19 Canadian Screen Awards. After a week of celebrating Canadian film, television and digital media, Corus congratulates all the winners and nominees from this year’s Canadian Screen Awards.

Wins at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards for Corus Entertainment include:

TELEVISION

(Photos available to download at http://mediacentre.corusent.com)

(YTV) – (2 wins)

Numb Chucks

  • Best Writing in an Animated Program or Series (Mark Steinberg)
  • Best Performance in an Animated Program or Series (Julie Lemieux)

(TELETOON) – (1 win)

Rocket Monkeys

  • Best Animated Program or Series (Ira Levy, Peter Williamson, Joan Lambur, Mark Evestaff, Dan Abdo, Michael Feder, Jason Patterson, Mauro Casalese)

(W Network) – (1 win)

Hockey Wives

  • Best Picture Editing in a Factual Program or Series (Al Manson)

FILMS

Corus Entertainment Supported Films via Movie Central – (15 wins)

Room (9)

  • Best Motion Picture
  • Achievement in Art Direction / Production Design (Ethan Tobman and Mary Kirkland)
  • Achievement in Direction (Lenny Abrahamson)
  • Achievement in Editing (Nathan Nugent)
  • Achievement in Make-Up (Sid Armour)
  • Adapted Screenplay (Emma Donoghue)
  • Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Jacob Tremblay)
  • Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Brie Larson)
  • Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Joan Allen)

Hyena Road (3)

  • Achievement in Overall Sound (Lou Solakofski, Ian Rankin, Joe Morrow, Russ Dyck, Graham Rogers, James Bastable, André Azoubel, Don White, Jack Hereen)
  • Achievement in Sound Editing (Jane Tattersall, David McCallum, Martin Gwynn Jones, Barry Gilmore, David Evans, Dave Rose, Brennan Mercer, Ed Douglas, Kevin Banks, Goro Koyama, Andy Malcolm)
  • Achievement in Visual Effects (Phil Jones, Sarah Wormsbecher, Eric Doiron, Anthony DeChellis, Lon Molnar, Geoff D.E. Scott, Nathan Larouche, Mark Fordham)

Remember (1)

  • Original Screenplay (Benjamin August)

Brooklyn (2)

  • Achievement in Cinematography (Yves Bélanger)
  • Achievement in Music – Original Score (Michael Brook)

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About Corus Entertainment Inc.
Corus Entertainment Inc. is a Canadian-based integrated media and content company that creates, broadcasts, licenses and delivers content across a variety of platforms for audiences around the world. The company’s portfolio of multimedia offerings encompasses specialty television and radio with additional assets in television broadcasting, live events, children’s book publishing, children’s animation, animation software, and technology and media services. Corus’ television brands include ABC Spark, Cartoon Network (Canada), CMT (Canada), Cosmopolitan TV, Disney Channel (Canada), Disney Junior, Disney XD, Nickelodeon (Canada), OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network (Canada), Telelatino, TELETOON, Treehouse, W Network, YTV, Historia, La chaîne Disney, Séries+ and TÉLÉTOON. Its 39 radio brands include CKNW AM 980, Rock 101, Country 105, 630 CHED, Fresh Radio, JUMP! 106.9, Q107 and 102.1 the Edge. The company also owns Nelvana, an internationally renowned animation production company, Kids Can Press, Toon Boom and Quay Media Services. A publicly traded company, Corus is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (CJR.B). Experience Corus on the web at www.corusent.com.

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For further information, please contact:

Catrina Jaricot
Publicist
Corus Entertainment
Catrina.jaricot@corusent.com
416.479.6397

Rebecca Rebeiro
Communications Coordinator
Corus Entertainment
Rebecca.Rebeiro@corusent.com
416.479.6474

 


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