The 2014 nominations for the Canadian Screen Awards (CSA) were announced today. The CSAs honor movies, television, and digital media created in Canada. We are very happy to see that Michael Shanks is nominated, and projects he has worked on in the past year are also honored with nominations. Here are the nominations for Michael and his projects (here is the full list):
Mr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story
- Best Dramatic Mini-Series or TV Movie
- Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic
- Program or Mini-Series: Michael Shanks
- Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series: Andy Mikita (also a Stargate director!)
- Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series: Kathleen Robertson
- Best Original Music Score for a Series, Episode: Wishbones
- Best Production Design or Art Direction in a Fiction Program or Series, Episode: The Face of the Giant Panda
- Best Sound in a Dramatic Program or Series, Episode: Wishbones
- Best Writing in a Dramatic Series, Episode: Wishbones
- Best Achievement in Casting, Episode: I Watch Death
Saving Hope is currently airing its second season in Canada. Unfortunately, it is not airing in the US or most other countries. We are hopeful it will be released on DVD or on-line media for non-Canadian viewers very soon.
Congratulations to all of the nominees, and good luck at the awards events from March 3-9, 2014 in Toronto and Montreal!