The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is the largest non-profit professional media arts organization in Canada. With a membership of more than 4,000 emerging and established industry professionals, they are dedicated to developing, recognizing, celebrating, and advocating for Canadian talent in the film, television, and digital media sectors.

The Canadian Academy produces the Canadian Screen Awards, bringing together the screen-based industry annually to celebrate the country’s top talent in the film, television and digital sectors at Canadian Screen Week. In 2013, the Canadian Screen Awards were born as the result of a merger of the Academy’s Gemini and Genie Awards, which, respectively, honoured English-language television and film.


Here are the B.C. 2023 nominees and winner:

Bones of Crows
Achievement in Hair, Achievement in Make-Up, Achievement in Music: Original Score, Achievement in Visual Effects, Original Screenplay

Doug and the Slugs and Me
Best Sound Documentary or Factual

Best Comedy Series

Handle with Care: The Legend of Notic Streetball Crew
Best Feature Length Documentary, Best Original Music in a Feature Length Documentary, Best Editing in a Feature Length Documentary

Riceboy Sleeps
Best Motion Picture, Achievement in Cinematography, Achievement in Direction, Achievement in Editing, Original Screenplay, Performance in a Leading Role *Winner*

Until Branches Bend
Achievement in Visual Effects, Original Screenplay

Imperfect High
Best Direction in a TV Movie.

Pride: The LGBTQ+ History Series
Best Web Series or Program, Best Host, Web Series or Program (Mark Kenneth Woods)

See all nominees and winners here.