SESLER at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards Galas

Another Canadian Screen Week has come to a close and the SESLER team had an incredible time attending the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards gala nights where a number of our Directors of Photography and Production Designers were nominated in various categories or contributed to nominated works.

We would like to congratulate the teams behind Maudie (lensed by our DP Guy Godfree), Anne (designed by our PD Jean-François Campeau), and Alias Grace (lensed by our DP Brendan Steacy) for taking home the top awards of last night’s broadcast gala as well as several other significant recognitions including:

Maudie
Best Motion Picture
Achievement in Direction (Aisling Walsh)
Original Screenplay (Sherry White)
Performance by an Actress in Leading Role (Sally Hawkins)
Performance by an Actor in Supporting Role (Ethan Hawke)
Achievement in Costume Design (Trysha Bakker)
Achievement in Editing (Stephen O’Connell)

Anne (CBC/Netflix) – Northwood Entertainment
Best Drama Series
Best Supporting Actor, Drama (R.H. Thomson)

Alias Grace (CBC/Netflix) – Halfire Entertainment
Best Limited Series or Program
Best Direction, Drama Series or Limited Series (Mary Harron)
Best Writing, Drama Program or Limited Series (Sarah Polley)
Best Lead Actress, Drama Program or Limited Series (Sarah Gadon)
Best Costume Design (Simonetta Mariano)
Best Production Design or Art Direction, Fiction (Arv Greywal)

We would also like to take one last opportunity to applaud our nominees Glen Kennan (Best Photography in a Drama Series for Frontier), Brendan Steacy (Best Photography in a Drama Series for Alias Grace), Jean-François Campeau (Best Production Design or Art Direction, Fiction Series for Anne), and Jeremy Benning (nominated with Kenneth Hirsch, Best Direction Documentary or Factual Series for Extraordinary Canadians – Douglas Coupland on Marshall McLuhan).

Congratulations to all the winners! Be sure to check out the full list of awards recipients, and our photos from the night.