And the Canadian Screen Award nominees are…

The Academy of Canadian Film & Television recently announced the nominees for 2021 Canadian Screen Awards and we spotted a few KCFF titles on the list including Best Motion Picture – Beans and Nadia, Butterfly as well as festival favourites like My Salinger Year, The Kid Detective and Blood Quantum. Congratulations to all of the nominees! The winners will be announced during the Canadian Screen Awards on May 20. Learn more here.

A special shout-out and huge congrats to our pal (and festival tech) Ryan Randall on his nomination for Best Cinematography in a Feature Length Documentary for Workhorse!

Best Motion Picture | Meilleur film
Beans – Anne-Marie Gélinas
Nadia, Butterfly – Dominique Dussault

Achievement in Art Direction / Production Design | Meilleure direction artistique / conception des décors
Louisa Schabas, Sylvain Lemaitre – Blood Quantum
Phillip Barker – Guest of Honour
Jennifer Morden, Matthew Bianchi – The Kid Detective

Achievement in Casting | Meilleure distribution
Maxime Giroux, Rene Haynes – Beans
Rene Haynes – Blood Quantum

Achievement in Cinematography | Meilleures images
Marie Davignon – Beans
Michel St-Martin – Blood Quantum
Stéphanie Weber Biron – Nadia, Butterfly

Achievement in Costume Design | Meilleurs costumes
Noémi Poulin – Blood Quantum
Patricia McNeil, Ann Roth – My Salinger Year

Achievement in Direction | Meilleure réalisation
Pascal Plante – Nadia, Butterfly

Achievement in Editing | Meilleur montage
Jeff Barnaby – Blood Quantum

Achievement in Hair | Meilleures coiffures
Michelle Côté – My Salinger Year

Achievement in Make-Up | Meilleurs maquillages
Erik Gosselin, Joan-Patricia Parris, Jean-Michel Rossignol, Nancy Ferlatte – Blood Quantum

Achievement in Music – Original Score | Meilleure musique originale
Michele Osis, Lowell Boland – Bloodthirsty
Mychael Danna – Guest of Honour
Jay McCarrol – The Kid Detective
Janal Bechthold – Marlene

Achievement in Music – Original Song | Meilleure chanson originale
Lowell Boland, Evan Bogart, Justin Gray – Bloodthirsty – “Grey Singing in Auditorium”

Achievement in Sound Mixing | Meilleur mixage sonore
Stephane Bergeron, Yann Cleary – Beans

Achievement in Visual Effects | Meilleurs effets visuels
Joshua Sherrett, Barbara Rosenstein, Ibi Atemie, David Atexide, Juan Carlos Ferrá, Alex Flynn, Andrei Gheorghiu, Felix Sherrett-Brown, Ali Hamidikia, Tony Wu – Blood Quantum

Best Stunt Coordination | Meilleure coordination des cascades
Jean Frenette, Jean-François Lachapelle – Blood Quantum

Original Screenplay | Meilleur scénario original
Jeff Barnaby – Blood Quantum
Evan Morgan – The Kid Detective

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role | Interprétation masculine dans un premier rôle
Michael Greyeyes – Blood Quantum

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role | Interprétation féminine dans un premier rôle
Carmen Moore – Rustic Oracle

Best Cinematography in a Feature Length Documentary | Meilleures images dans un long métrage documentaire
Ryan A. Randall – Workhorse

John Dunning Best First Feature Film Award | Prix John Dunning pour le meilleur premier long métrage
Beans – Tracey Deer
The Kid Detective – Evan Morgan