May 21, 2021 – Incendo is delighted to congratulate Sarah Pellerin (Best Direction, Glass Houses), Barbara Kymlicka (Best Writing, Glass Houses) and Kim Shaw (Best Lead Performance, The Lead) as recipients of the coveted 2021 Canadian Screen Award in each of their nominated TV Movie categories. Winners were announced via live stream on Wednesday, May 19.
Glass Houses – Teenage babysitter Carrie Dawson has a chip on her shoulder following a humiliating family scandal. When she finds out that neighborhood Queen Bee Madeline Cooper may be to blame, she is determined to exact revenge…even if it means discovering and exposing Madeline’s own scandalous secret. As Carrie gets closer to the truth, will Madeline’s world come tumbling down?
The Lead – Sasha Bruder has always wanted to be a star news reporter. Working her way up the ladder at a local TV station, she often covers community events but dreams of covering a bigger story. However, when she is kidnapped and held captive, she suddenly becomes the story. Her dramatic escape is all anyone can talk about, and yet, who would want to kidnap her and why? Sasha soon learns that she might not be as safe as she thought. Nothing is as it seems in the cutthroat world of TV news and the threat may be closer to home than originally suspected.
Both films are currently available to stream on Crave in Canada.
Incendo is a Canadian company that specializes in the production and international distribution of high-quality television programming for the worldwide marketplace. Since its inception in 2001, the company has produced compelling movies, television series as well as documentaries that have been sold throughout the world. Incendo is the leading television distribution company in Canada and also handles theatrical distribution in Québec for Paramount Pictures. For more information, visit www.incendo.ca.
About the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television
The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is the largest non-profit professional arts organization in Canada. We are dedicated to recognizing, advocating for, and celebrating Canadian talent in the film, television, and digital media sectors. Our more than 4,000 members encompass industry icons and professionals, emerging artists, and students. Collectively, we deliver professional development programs and networking opportunities that foster industry growth, inclusion, and mentorship. The Canadian Academy produces the Canadian Screen Awards, bringing together the screen-based industry annually to celebrate the country’s top talent in the film, television, and digital sectors at Canadian Screen Week. The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television proudly acknowledges the support of its Premier Partner, Telefilm Canada; Platinum Partners, CBC and CTV; Principal Partner, Netflix; and its Lead Partners, the Canada Media Fund, Cineplex, and the Cogeco Fund.
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