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Northern Ontario Productions Win Ten Times at Canadian Screen Awards 2017

Published on Mar 14, 2017

Productions #shotuphere in Northern Ontario Win Ten Times

MFM is thrilled to congratulate the cast, crews and absolutely everyone else involved in the production of Amazing Race Canada, Born to Be Blue, Letterkenny, Painted Land: In Search of the Group of Seven, Slasher & Two Lovers and a Bear on winning awards in various categories at this weekend's Canadian Screen Awards.

These productions filmed parts or the entirety of their production within the boundaries of Northern Ontario, with regional residents making outstanding contributions to each project's success.

AMAZING RACE CANADA
Best Reality / Competition Program or Series
(Episode 6 of Season 3, "Who is Alex Trebek?" which was #shotuphere in Sudbury was the most viewed episode in history at time of airing).

BORN TO BE BLUE
Achievement in Music – Original Score
Achievement in Music – Original Song

LETTERKENNY
Best Comedy Series
Best Direction in a Comedy Program or Series
Best Writing in a Comedy Program or Series

PAINTED LAND: IN SEARCH OF THE GROUP OF SEVEN
Barbara Sears Award for Best Editorial Research

SLASHER
Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Series

TWO LOVERS AND A BEAR
Achievement in Art Direction / Production Design
Achievement in Editing

Northern Ontario productions were named winners in ten of their twenty-nine total nominations. Please join MFM in taking a moment to congratulate nominated and winning productions as well as recognize the many other accomplishments of Northern Ontario's screen based industries.

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