Once again this year, SOCAN members have fared very well in nominations at the Canadian Screen Awards, in the musical categories. Twenty-seven of our members have earned nominations in various categories.
Presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, the Canadian Screen Awards were born of the fusion of two awards ceremonies – the Genie Awards for movies and Gemini Awards for television. The 2019 awards will be presented over six days during Canadian Screen Week, March 25-31, and the March 31 closing awards gala will be broadcast live on CBC-TV.
The SOCAN nominees are as follows:
Achievement in Music – Original Score
Philippe Brault – The Fireflies Are Gone | La disparition des lucioles
Aleka Swanson (a.k.a. Alaska B) – Through Black Spruce
Achievement in Music – Original Song
Dan General, Tanya Tagaq – “Trials” from The Grizzlies
Jean-Sébastien Williams – “Help Is on The Way” from Sashinka
Sook-Yin Lee, Adam Litovitz, Alia O’Brien – “Ghost of Love (Onakabazien Remix)” from Octavio is Dead!
Best Original Music, Non-Fiction
Kieran Adams – In the Making – “Dana Michel” episode
Darren Fung – Equus: Story of the Horse – “Origins” episode
Mark Korven – The Kingdom – “How Fungi Made Our World” episode
Justin Delorme – Taken – “Angela Meyer” episode
Laurel MacDonald, Phil Strong – You Are Here
Best Original Music, Fiction
Rob Carli – Murdoch Mysteries – “Shadows Are Falling” episode
Todor Kobakov – Ransom – “Radio Silence” episode
Todor Kobakov – Cardinal – “Blackfly Season” episode
Amin Bhatia, Ari Posner – Anne with an E, “I Protest Against Any Absolute Conclusion” episode
Best Original Music, Animation
Steffan Andrews – Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – “Something Fishy” episode
James Chapple, Graeme Cornies, David Kelly, Brian Pickett – PAW Patrol – “Ultimate Rescue: Pups Save the Royal Kitties” episode
Derek Treffry, Greg Fisher – Mother Nature is Trying to Kill You
Neil Parfitt – Ranger Rob – “Sea Monsters of Big Sky Park”
Jonathan Evans – Esme & Roy – “Two Can Play at That Game”
For further information and a complete list of nominees, visit the Canadian Screen Awards website. Congratulations to all our nominees on this great achievement!