Absolutely Canadian is absolutely nominated!

Three programs, made with the support of Absolutely Canadian, picked up four nominations for the Canadian Screen Awards, which will air LIVE on CBC-TV, March 13, at 8pm ET (9 AT | 9:30 NT), from the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto, Ontario. 

Congratulations to the teams behind the (sure to be) award-winning shows! 

Best Documentary Program 
Okpik's Dream - Documentary Channel (CBC) (Catbird Films) Laura Rietveld, Katarina Soukup, Carrie Haber 
A 60-year-old champion dog musher and amputee in Quaqtaq, Nunavik, prepares to race in the Ivakkak -- a grueling 600 km Inuit dog sled race across the Quebec Arctic.
Okpik's Dream (45:14)

Best TV Movie or Limited Series
Studio Black!  - CBC (CBC) (Studio Black Productions Ltd) Terry Greenlaw, William D. MacGillivray 
A four part dramatic mini-series, with stories from the Nova Scotia Black community of the early twentieth century.  
Studio Black! 1  (45:12) 
Studio Black! 2 (45:12)

Best Sound in a Variety or Animated Program or Series 
John Mann Here and Now CBC (CBC) Michael Juk, Gary Morgan, John Diemer-
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Best Music Program or Series
John Mann Here and Now CBC (CBC) (CBC) Sheila Peacock, Jon Siddall, Michael Juk
A concert featuring the iconic Vancouver musician and actor as he and his family face his fight with Early Onset Alzheimer's disease.
John Mann - Full Doc (45:23)

Absolutely Canadian is a documentary series that highlights local stories and musical talent from across Canada.

Absolutely Canadian airs most weeks on Saturdays on CBC Television. A brand new slate of docs will premiere this summer on local CBC stations and online. 

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Studio Black! 1

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A four part dramatic mini-series, with stories from the Nova Scotia Black community of the early twentieth century. 

In this episode:
The Clever Wife- woman finds a solution to money problems. Based upon a story from New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, 1925, as told by Mrs. Caroline Reddick, aged 87 

The Tablecloth, the Donkey and the Knobbly Stick - Sonny heads out to save the farm and comes face to face with a trickster and some 'questionables' at the Shabby Hotel.

What is Studio Black? (2:11)

Airs Saturday, February 13, 2016 on CBC Television or Watch Online
2:30 p.m. NT  |  2 p.m. AT  |  1 p.m. ET  |  12 p.m. CT  |  11 a.m. MT  |  10 a.m. PT 

Studio Black! 2 Airs Saturday March 5, 2016


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Studio Black! 2

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A four part dramatic mini-series, with stories from the Nova Scotia Black community of the early twentieth century. 

In this episode:
The Grateful Spirits- a sailor rescues a kidnapped young woman.

Lady Greencorn- a woman saves the life of her hapless lover. 


What is Studio Black? (2:11)

Airs Saturday, March 5, 2016 on CBC Television or Watch Online
2:30 p.m. NT  |  2 p.m. AT  |  1 p.m. ET  |  12 p.m. CT  |  11 a.m. MT  |  10 a.m. PT 

Studio Black! 1 Airs Saturday February 13 2016


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