Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television

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Atwood, Switzer to be honoured at 2018 CSAs

Denis McGrath will posthumously receive the Margaret Collier Award for his body of written work.

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In Brief: Canadian Academy adds three to board

Plus: Bron secures $50M in credit and Brown Girl Begins gets world premiere.

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Canadian Academy unveils apprenticeship participants

JJ Neepin and Reem Morsi are among the six creators selected for the Apprenticeship for Women Directors.

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Jennifer Stewart upped at the Canadian Academy

The promotion comes as the Academy works to raise its own profile and that of Canadian talent.

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Canadian Academy ups Louis Calabro

As VP, programming, the long-time Academy exec will oversee year-round events and special programs.

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Playback’s 2017 Hall of Fame: Ann Medina

The broadcast journalist turned Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television chair worked to raise the profile of local TV.

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Canadian Academy preps female director apprenticeship

The program aims to give early- to mid-career directors more opportunities in TV, film and digital media, with an open call for applicants scheduled for May.

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Les 3 P’tits Cochons 2 wins Golden Screen Award

Director Jean-Francois Pouliot makes it two in a row, after La Guerre des Tuques 3D won the award last year.

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Randall Okita to receive inaugural John Dunning Discovery Award

The ACCT has announced the recipients of three Special Awards to be presented at the CSAs on Mar. 12.

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Howie Mandel to host 2017 CSAs

The America’s Got Talent judge is the latest Canadian comedian to emcee the annual awards show.

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Screen Awards dive into immersive media

The ACCT has announced five new digital and immersive award categories to be presented during Canadian Screen Week.

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Suzan Ayscough to join OMDC

Ayscough is departing the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television after five years as its director of communications.