Quebec carves out a good place at the Canadian Screen Awards

Quebec carves out a good place at the Canadian screen awards

“Twelfth Night” by Philippe Lacôte

There is no denying that Quebec is fertile ground for good film productions. The nominations for the Canadian Screen Awards, which celebrate the creativity and talent of artists and artisans from across the country who work in film, television and digital media, confirm this.

In all , no fewer than 21 Quebec films are nominated in 27 categories.

The films Twelfth Night and Drunken Birds are both finalists in the Best Picture category.

Drunken Birdsis also a finalist in six categories. Claude Legault and Marine Johnson are respectively nominated in the Best Actor in a Supporting Role and Best Actress in a Supporting Role categories.

Quebec carves out a good place for itself at screen-prices Canadians

“Drunken Birds” by Ivan Grbovic

Comedian David La Haye is also nominated for Best Actor in a Supporting Role for Confessions , film quoted three times.

That's not all. Fantasy drama Time Snatcher is in five categories, period drama Maria Chapdelaine in four, horror comedy Brain Freeze in three, and the hit comedy Goodbye Happiness in two.

But it's really in the Best Fiction Short Film category that Quebecers stand out the most. more. All the finalists are local productions. They are Fanmi (Sandrine Brodeur-Desrosiers, François Bonneau, Carmine Pierre-Dufour), Girls don't walk alone at night (Katerine Martineau, Guillaume Collin) , In the Jam Jar (Etienne Hansez, Colin Nixon), Les Grandes Claques (Annie St-Pierre, Sarah Mannering, Fanny Drew) and Ousmane (Jorge Camarotti).

For the complete list of film finalists, click here.

The awards will be presented during Canada On Screen Week which will take place from April 4 to 10, 2022.

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