Bell Media Captures Top Honours at 2014 Canadian Screen Awards

- In total, Bell Media and collaborators win 53 television categories at the Canadian Screen Awards -
- ORPHAN BLACK wins another two CSAs last night, bringing the groundbreaking series' award total to 10 -
- CTV News' overall award count moves to a remarkable six honours as Lisa LaFlamme wins Best News Anchor, National -
- TMN's CALL ME FITZ takes home three CSAs on Sunday -
- Overall, films funded by Bell Media's Pay TV services and Harold Greenberg Fund/Fonds Harold Greenberg earn 19 awards -

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TORONTO, March 10, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The 2014 Canadian Screen Awards concluded last night with Bell Media and its partners securing eight of the evening's 11 television awards. Over the three nights of award presentations, Bell Media productions took home 53 television awards and Bell Media-supported films won 19 film categories during the annual celebration of Canadian film and television.

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Space's hit original production ORPHAN BLACK took home 10 awards, including two from last night's award presentation - Best Dramatic Series and Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role awarded to Tatiana Maslany. TMN's CALL ME FITZ won three CSAs on Sunday, including the Bell Media Award for Best Comedy Program or Series, while 2013 JUNO AWARDS host Michael Bublé was recognized as Best Host in a Variety, Lifestyle, Reality/Competition, Performing Arts or Talk Program or Series.

Canada's #1 national newscast CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME won its second CSA last night as Lisa LaFlamme was honoured as Best News Anchor, National. This complements the Best National Newscast award received by the program at the opening night gala this past Tuesday, boldly punctuating CTV News' position as the country's foremost news organization. Overall, CTV News picked up a remarkable six awards across a diverse range of highly-contested categories, furthering its position as Canada's national, local, and factual news programming leader.

In the film categories, 19 winners - including Denis Villeneuve's Enemy and Best Motion Picture winner Gabrielle - were supported through Bell Media's pay television services, The Movie Network and Super Écran, and the Harold Greenberg Fund/ Fonds Harold Greenberg financing programs. These programs, sponsored by Bell Media, support Canadian feature films in development through story optioning, script development, and equity investment.

Bell Media TV winners during the Sunday, March 9 broadcast of the Canadian Screen Awards are:

CTV

THE 2013 JUNO AWARDS
Insight Productions Company Ltd.

Best Host in a Variety, Lifestyle, Reality/Competition, Performing Arts or Talk Program or Series
Michael Bublé

FLASHPOINT
Pink Sky Entertainment and Avamar Entertainment

Shaw Media Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role
Hugh Dillon - "Fit For Duty"

CTV NEWS

CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME

Best News Anchor, National
Lisa LaFlamme

SPACE

ORPHAN BLACK
Temple Street Productions

Shaw Media Award for Best Dramatic Series
Claire Welland, David Fortier, Graeme Manson, Ivan Schneeberg, John Fawcett, Karen Walton, Kerry Appleyard

Shaw Media Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role
Tatiana Maslany - "Unconscious Selection"

THE MOVIE NETWORK

CALL ME FITZ
Amaze Film + Television/Big Motion Pictures/eOne

Bell Media Award for Best Comedy Program or Series
David MacLeod, John Morayniss, Michael Rosenberg, Michael Souther, Noreen Halpern, Sheri Elwood, Teza Lawrence

Bell Media Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role
Jason Priestley - "Thirty Percent less Pulp Fiction"

Bell Media Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Comedic Role
Tracy Dawson - "The Totally Legitimate Death of Meghan Fitzpatrick"

Bell Media-supported film winners during the Sunday, March 9 broadcast of the Canadian Screen Awards are:

Enemy
Pre-buy The Movie Network

Achievement in Direction
Denis Villeneuve

Achievement in Cinematography
Nicolas Bolduc

Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Sarah Gadon

Achievement in Editing
Matthew Hannam

Achievement in Music - Original Score
Danny Bensi, Saunder Jurriaans

Gabrielle
Pre-buy Super Écran

Best Motion Picture
Kim McCraw, Luc Déry

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Gabrielle Marion-Rivard

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Pre-buy The Movie Network

Achievement in Make-Up
Jo-Ann Macneil, Karola Dirnberger, Paul Jones

Achievement in Overall Sound
Andrew Tay, David Drage, David Giammarco, Greg Chapman, Matt McKenzie, Peter Persaud

Achievement in Sound Editing
Alex Bullick, Christian Schaaning, J.R. Fountain, Jill Purdy, Kevin Banks, Nathan Robitaille, Nelson Ferreira, Stephen Barden, Steve Baine

Achievement in Visual Effects
Andy Robinson, Dennis Berardi, Edward J. Taylor IV, James Cooper, Jason Edwardh, Jo Hughes, Leann Harvey, Sean Mills, Stephen Wagner, Trey Harrell

Louis Cyr, l'homme le plus fort du monde / Louis Cyr: The Strongest Man in the World
Investment and Pre-buy Super Écran

Achievement in Art Direction / Production Design
Michel Proulx

Achievement in Costume Design
Carmen Alie

The Grand Seduction
Pre-buy The Movie Network and Harold Greenberg Fund

Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Gordon Pinsent

The Right Kind Of Wrong
Pre-buy The Movie Network and Harold Greenberg Fund

Achievement in Music - Original Song
Jimmy Harry, Serena Ryder - "It's No Mistake"

The F-Word
Pre-buy The Movie Network

Adapted Screenplay
Elan Mastai

Empire of Dirt
Acquisition, The Movie Network and Harold Greenberg Fund

Original Screenplay
Shannon Masters

Le démantèlement/The dismantlement
Pre-buy Super Écran and financed by Fonds Harold Greenberg

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Gabriel Arcand

Watermark
Pre-buy The Movie Network

Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary
Edward Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, Daniel Iron

About Bell Media
With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, Bell Media creates content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada's premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, and digital media. Bell Media owns 30 local television stations led by CTV, Canada's #1 television network; 35 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, Canada's most-watched specialty channels in English and French; four pay TV services, including The Movie Network and Super Écran; and is managing shareholder of premium pay-per-view service Viewers Choice Canada. Bell Media is also Canada's largest radio broadcaster, with 107 licensed radio stations in 55 markets across Canada. Bell Media owns Astral Out-of-Home, one of Canada's most dynamic and innovative out-of-home advertising companies with a network of more than 9,500 advertising faces in Québec, Ontario and British Columbia. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites, delivers TV Everywhere with its innovative GO video streaming services, including CTV GO, TMN GO, and Bravo GO, and owns Dome Productions Inc., a multi-platform production company. Bell Media is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. For more on Bell Media, please visit www.bellmedia.ca.

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Amy Doary, Bell Media, 416.384.2593 or amy.doary@bellmedia.ca