‘Orphan Black’ top winner at Canadian Screen Awards

'Orphan Black,' starring Tatiana Maslany, won several awards at the Canadian Screen Awards on Feb. 25, 2015.
'Orphan Black,' starring Tatiana Maslany, won several awards at the Canadian Screen Awards on Feb. 25, 2015. Handout

TORONTO — The second night of the third annual Canadian Screen Awards (CSAs) was a good one for homegrown TV series Orphan Black and Degrassi.

Orphan Black claimed CSAs for casting, direction, writing, original music score, photography, picture editing and production design. The show earned Jordan Gavaris an award for best supporting actor in a dramatic series.

Degrassi was named best youth fiction series and also won in direction and writing categories.

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Aislinn Paul earned the CSA for best performance in a youth series.

Murdoch Mysteries was honoured for make-up and costume design while Sensitive Skin picked up CSAs for direction, photography and picture editing.

The Rick Mercer Report earned three awards: best performance in a variety or sketch comedy series, best variety or sketch comedy series and best writing in a variety or sketch comedy series.

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The awards for sound in a dramatic series and visual effects went to History series Vikings.

Ali Liebert of Global’s Bomb Girls: Facing the Enemy accepted the CSA for best supporting actress in a dramatic program or series.

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Suzette Couture earned an award for writing in a dramatic program or mini-series for penning Lifetime’s Babysellers.

Other winners on Wednesday night included Call Me Fitz, The Best Laid Plans and The Adventures of Napkin Man.

Michael Bublé’s 3rd Annual Christmas Special was named best entertainment special.

The Canadian Screen Awards culminate Sunday night with a televised gala hosted by Andrea Martin.

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