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Ontario Productions Awarded Around the World

Ontario Productions Awarded Around the World

This past year has seen productions from Ontario receive accolades the world over, demonstrating the strength of the province’s film and TV production industry. From The Handmaid’s Tale taking home Outstanding Drama Series at the Emmy Awards, to The Shape of Water receiving Best Picture at the Oscars, this year has been a remarkable one for Ontario productions.

Please see below a selection of the awards and nominations received for films and TV shows that were produced in Ontario:

The Handmaid’s Tale

Emmy Awards

  • Outstanding Drama Series
  • Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (One Hour)
  • Outstanding Production Design for a Narrative Contemporary or Fantasy Program (One Hour or More)

Golden Globe Awards

  • Best Television Series – Drama
  • Best Actress – Television Series Drama

Writers Guild of America Awards

  • Drama Series
  • New Series

Producers Guild of America Awards

  • Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama

The Shape of Water

Academy Awards

  • Best Picture
  • Best Director
  • Best Original Score
  • Best Production Design

British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs)

  • Best Direction
  • Best Film Music
  • Best Production Design

Directors Guild of America Awards

  • Outstanding Directing – Feature Film

Producers Guild of America Awards

  • Best Theatrical Motion Picture

Golden Globe Awards

  • Best Director
  • Best Original Score

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

  • Best Director

Art Directors Guild Awards

  • Excellence in Production Design for a Period Film

The Breadwinner

Annie Awards

  • Best Animated Feature — Independent

Los Angeles Film Critics Association

  • Best Animated Film

Canadian Screen Awards

  • Achievement in Music – Original Score
  • Adapted Screenplay
  • Achievement in Sound Editing

Murdoch Mysteries

Canadian Screen Awards

  • Golden Screen Award for TV Drama

 

 

 

 

 

Vikings

Canadian Screen Awards

  • Best Lead Actor, Drama Series
  • Best Visual Effects
  • Best Sound, Fiction

 

 

 

Cardinal

Canadian Screen Awards

  • Best Lead Actor, Drama Program or Limited Series
  • Best Supporting Actress, Drama
  • Best Photography, Drama
  • Best Picture Editing, Drama
  • Best Achievement in Casting
  • Best Original Music, Fiction

 

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Molly’s Game

Academy Awards

  • Best Adapted Screenplay (Nominated)

British Academy Film Awards (BAFTAs)

  • Best Adapted Screenplay (Nominated)

Golden Globe Awards

  • Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Drama (Nominated)
  • Best Screenplay (Nominated)

Producers Guild of America Awards

  • Best Theatrical Motion Picture (Nominated)

Writers Guild of America Awards

  • Best Adapted Screenplay (Nominated)

Alias Grace

Canadian Screen Awards

  • Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
  • Best Limited Series or Program
  • Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Limited Series
  • Best Costume Design
  • Best Production Design or Art Direction in a Fiction Program or Series
  • Best Writing in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series

 

Anne

Canadian Screen Awards

  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series
  • Best Dramatic Series

 

 

 

Kim’s Convenience

Canadian Screen Awards

  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role
  • Best Comedy Program or Series

 

 

 

 

Baroness von Sketch

Canadian Screen Awards

  • Best Sketch Comedy Program or Series
  • Best Performance, Sketch Comedy (Individual or Ensemble)

 

 

 

 

Orphan Black

Canadian Screen Awards

  • Best Actress – Continuing Leading Dramatic Role

 

 

 

 

MaudieMaudie

(Note: Maudie was a co-production between Ontario and Newfoundland)

Canadian Screen Awards

  • Actress – Leading Role
  • Best Achievement in Direction
  • Best Motion Picture
  • Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
  • Best Achievement in Editing
  • Best Achievement in Costume Design
  • Award for Original Screenplay

Congratulations to all the winning productions!