The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy) announced today the nominees for the 2021 Canadian Screen Awards in 141 film, television, and digital media categories. The awards will be presented as a seven-part genre-based series of presentations streamed live on — as well as the Canadian Academy Twitter and YouTube channels — from Monday, May 17, 2021 through Thursday, May 20, 2021. Below are the B.C. films and talent nominated for this year’s awards.


Sugar Daddy

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Nominations: Achievement in Editing, Christine Armstrong; Achievement in Music – Original Song Marie-Hélène L. Delorme; 2021 Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role, Colm Feore

Monkey Beach

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Nominations: Adapted Screenplay, Johnny Darrell, Andrew Duncan, Loretta Sarah Todd

The World is Bright

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Nominations: 2021 Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary, Ying Wang, Jian Ping Su, Jordan Paterson; 2021 Best Editing in a Feature Length Documentary, Lawrence Le Lam

The New Corporation: The Unfortunately Necessary Sequel

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Nominations: 2021 Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary, Peter Roeck


The Kid Detective

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Nominations: Achievement in Art Direction/Production Design: Jennifer Morden, Matthew Bianchi

The French Exit

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Nominations: Adapted Screenplay, Patrick deWitt

Rustic Oracle

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Nominations: Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role, Carmen Moore – Rustic Oracle

Jesse Jams


Nominations: Best Short Documentary, Trevor Anderson, Alyson Richards, Alexandra Lazarowich, Penny Frazier, Kim Hsu Guise, Lizzy Karp, Christina Willings

The 2021 Canadian Screen Awards will take place Monday, May 17, 2021 through Thursday, May 20, 2021 at 7:00 PM ET. View the schedule of events at

View the full press release here; for a full list of 2021 Canadian Screen Awards nominees, visit