‘Bomb Girls,’ ‘Vikings’ win at the Canadian Screen Awards

Meg Tilly in a scene from Bomb Girls. Handout

TORONTO — The hardware continued to be handed out Wednesday night in Toronto at the second of three Canadian Screen Awards galas.

Global’s Bomb Girls was a winner, claiming awards for costume design (Debra Hanson) and casting (Lisa Parasyn, Jon Comerford), while History’s hit series Vikings was honoured in the visual effects category.

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The night’s big winner was the made-in-Toronto series Orphan Black, which won Best Direction (John Fawcett), Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Jordan Gavaris), Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Maria Doyle Kennedy), Best Performance in a Guest Role (Natalie Lisinska), Best Photography in a Dramatic Series (Aaron Morton), Best Picture Editing (D. Gillian Truster), Best Production Design (Andy Loew, Ian Brock) and Best Writing (Graeme Manson).

Other multiple winners included The Rick Mercer Report, Degrassi, Borealis, Less Than Kind and The Borgias.

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Non-returning series Satisfaction and Being Human also picked up awards.

On Sunday, Martin Short hosts the televised Canadian Screen Awards gala from the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, where the winners in major categories will be announced.

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