Pages Navigation Menu

Filmbase


Irish-Canadian Co-productions at the Canadian Screen Awards

Canadian Screen Awards

The Canadian Screen Awards

The Canadian Screen Awards have acknowledged the success of Irish-Canadian co-production, with nine awards for Room and two for Brooklyn.

The awards for Room included Achievement in Direction for Lenny Abrahamson, Achievement in Editing for Nathan Nugent, Adapted Screenplay for Emma Donoghue and Best Motion Pictures for producers Ed Guiney and David Gross. Brooklyn picked up awards for Achievement in Cinematography and Achievement in Music. Vikings, which was shot in Co Wicklow, was awarded Best International Drama.

James Hickey, Chief Executive of the Irish Film Board commented: “The awards for Room, Brooklyn and Vikings are testament to the creative partnership between Irish and Canadian filmmakers. Irish-Canadian co-production across film and television has proved very successful over the last number of years and we look forward to further opportunities for both countries to work together in the future.”

The Canadian Screen Awards took place in Toronto on Sunday evening.

Room
Achievement in Art Direction/Production Design for Ethan Tobin and Mary Kirkland.
Achievement in Direction for Lenny Abrahamson.
Achievement in Editing for Nathan Nugent.
Achievement in Make-up for Sid Armour and Jennifer Gould.
Adapted Screenplay for Emma Donoghue
Best Motion Picture for David Gross and Ed Guiney.
Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for Jacob Tremblay.
Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for Brie Larson.
Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for Joan Allen.

Brooklyn
Achievement in Cinematography for Yves BĂ©langer.
Achievement in Music – Original Score

Vikings
Best International Drama