2013 Canadian Screen Awards

By Rebecca Runz (Staff Writer)

The 2013 Canadian Screen Awards held it’s first annual red carpet Canadian Screen Awards Broadcast Gala in Toronto at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts and presented awards to 37 winners in film and television programming categories. The Event hosted by ever energetic and hilarious Martin Short and was broadcasted live on the CBC.


The inaugural CSA was denominated by the film, Rebelle/War Witch. The film walked away with 10 awards, including Best Motion Picture, Best Director and Best Supporting Actor/Actress.

The awards ceremony was hosted by Martin Short.


Category Film Winner
Best Motion Picture Rebelle / War Witch  Marie-Claude Poulin, Pierre Even
Best Feature Length Documentary Stories We Tell  Anita Lee, Sarah Polley
Best Short Documentary The Boxing Girls of Kabul  Annette Clarke, Ariel Nasr
Best Live Action Short Drama Throat Song  Stacey Aglok MacDonald, Miranda de Pencier
Best Animated Short Paula  Dominic Étienne Simard, Julie Roy
Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role Still Mine  James Cromwell
Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Rebelle / War Witch  Rachel Mwanza
Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Rebelle / War Witch  Serge Kanyinda
Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Midnight’s Children  Seema Biswas
Achievement in Direction Rebelle / War Witch  Kim Nguyen
Original Screenplay Rebelle / War Witch  Kim Nguyen
Adapted Screenplay Midnight’s Children  Salman Rushdie


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