OMDC Newsletter
Winter 2017

Movie Nights Across Canada | Mean Dreams Screening at the Historic Elgin Wintergarden Theatre in Toronto
#MovieNightsCA is a cross-country celebration of Canadian screen talent – past, present and future. On January 26, 2017 OMDC, Telefilm  celebrated in Toronto with the #MeanDreams team

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Mean Dreams stars Sophie Nelisse and Colm Feore    Mean Dreams |Nathan Morlando (Director) and Allison Black, William Woods (Producers)
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Karen Thorne-Stone, President and CEO, OMDC, Hon. Eleanor McMahon, Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport and Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director, Toronto International Film Festival   MNAC  Toronto Talent Abadassadors and Emcees Liz Trinnear and  Vinay Virmani
Photos | George Pimentel

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Congratulations to the 2017 Special Awards Winners
Lifetime Achievement Award | Christopher Plummer
Earle Grey Award | Tantoo Cardinal   Gordon Sinclair Award for Broadcast Journalism
Simcha Jacobovici  
John Dunning Discovery Award | Randall Okita (The Lockpicker)   Helga Stephenson | Canadian Academy’s Board Tribute

Photos courtesy of ACCT.

10 OMDC Film Fund-supported features are nominated for 2017 Canadian Screen Awards
Black Code | 1 Nomination   Born to Be Blue | 5 Nominations
The Girl King | 1 Nomination   HEVN  (Revenge) | 1 Nomination
Hip-Hop Evolution (Bell Media) | 4 Nominations   How to Change the World (Bell Media) | 4 Nominations
The Other Half | 2 Nominations   Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven (TVO) | 2 Nominations
The Skyjacker’s Tale | 1 Nomination   Two Lovers and a Bear | 4 Nominations
Operation Avalanche | 6 Nominations   Hello Destroyer | 4 Nominations    
Weirdos  | 5 nominations    


Here are a few Ontario multiple nominees in the TV category:

Orphan Black (Bell Media) | 14 Nominations   Schitt's Creek (CBC) | 13 Nominations
Kim's Convenience (CBC) | 11 Nominations   Vikings (Corus Entertainment) | 9 Nominations
Letterkenny (Bell Media) | 8 Nominations   The Amazing Race Canada (Bell Media) | 7 Nominations
The Tragically Hip - A National Celebration (CBC) | 6 Nominations   Baroness Von Sketch Show (CBC) | 5 Nominations
Guantanamo's Child: Omar Khadr (CBC) | 5 Nominations   Murdoch Mysteries - A Merry Murdoch Christmas (CBC) | 5 Nominations  
Odd Squad (TVO) | 5 Nominations   Reign (Bell Media) | 5 Nominations
Slasher (Allarco Entertainment) | 5 Nominations   The JUNO Awards 2016 (Bell Media) | 5 Nominations
Wynonna Earp (Channel Zero) | 5 Nominations   X-Company (CBC) | 5 Nominations

Photos courtesy of the Academy

  • For a full list of 2017 Canadian Screen Awards Feature Film nominees click here.
  • For a full list of 2017 Canadian Screen Awards Television nominees click here.
  • For a full list of 2016 Canadian Screen Awards Digital nominees click here