Nominees for the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards have been revealed.
Included in the Digital-Media category are two recipients of T.O. Webfest 2015 awards! Read on to find out if your favourite webseries made the cut:
Best Original Program or Series Produced for Digital Media - Fiction
-Space Janitors, Space Mop
-Carmilla, Shaftsbury / Smokebomb
-Überdude, Smiley Guy Studios
-YidLife Crisis, eMerge Enterprises Ltd *** This series WON our Comedy Award at TOWEBFEST 2015
-Riftworld Chronicles, First Love Films
Best Performance in a Program or Series Produced for Digital Media
-Vincent Leclerc, Coming Out *** This series WON our Outstanding Ensemble, and also Best Canadian Series awards at TOWEBFEST 2015.
-Emmanuel Kabongo, teenagers
Interesting to note, both YIDLIFE CRISIS and COMING OUT are from Montreal.
YIDLIFE CRISIS is “Drinking in the very best that Montreal's multicultural Mile End has to offer, Chaimie and Leizer, best friends and debating adversaries, tackle life, love, and lactose intolerance in this foodie centric web series done entirely in their grandparents' Yiddish.” English/French subtitles.
Watch YIDLIFE CRISIS Here: http://www.yidlifecrisis.com/video/#
COMING OUT follows “the explosive lives, loves and losses of an intermingled group of Montréalers … explored as they confront the subject of difference. Managing a modern relationship can be a mess. Single? Attached? Married? Divorced? Open? Closed? The most common answer is ‘It’s complicated”. Shot in French with English subtitles.
Watch COMING OUT Here: https://vimeo.com/ondemand/comingoutseries
The Canadian Screen Week takes place in Toronto, March 7-13. For more information, visit: http://www.academy.ca/Canadian-Screen-Awards
Congratulations to all the nominees!