Friday, February 08, 2019

'PAW Patrol', 'Rusty Rivets', 'Top Wing', 'Mysticons' and 'Ranger Rob' Receive Nominations in 2019 Canadian Screen Awards

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has announced the exciting news that Nickelodeon's hit animated preschool series PAW Patrol, Rusty Rivets and Top Wing, as well as Mysticons, which airs on Nickelodeon channels globally, and Ranger Rob, which airs on Nickelodeon Italy (Italia), have all garnered nominations in the TV portion of the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards!


Below is a list of awards that Nickelodeon (including acquired properties) have been nominated for in the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards. A full list of Canadian Screen Awards 2019 nominations can be found at https://www.academy.ca/nominees:

PAW Patrol:


PAW Patrol follows the adventures of 10-year-old Ryder and his pack of 6 uniquely talented, well-equipped and very lovable rescue puppies. In the Lookout on a hill above Adventure Bay, Ryder and the Paw Patrol live, play and frequently save the day! When there is trouble the citizens of Adventure Bay call on Ryder and his pups. Airs on TVOKids in Canada and on Nickelodeon (Nick Jr.) channels globally. Produced by Spin Master Paw Productions 5 Inc.

-- 2019 Best Animated Program or Series
- Nominees: Jennifer Dodge, Laura Clunie, Ronnen Harary, Keith Chapman, Scott Kraft, Ursula Ziegler-Sullivan, Toni Stevens, Jonah Stroh, Jason McKenzie, Christina Sang - St. Catherine, David Sharples, Damian Temporale

-- 2019 Best Sound, Animation
- Episode: PAW Patrol - "Ultimate Rescue: Pups Save the Royal Kitties"
- Nominees: Richard Spence-Thomas, Tim Muirhead, Patton Rodrigues, Ryan Ongaro, Kyle Peters

-- 2019 Best Original Music, Animation
- Episode: PAW Patrol - "Ultimate Rescue: Pups Save the Royal Kitties"
- Nominees: James Chapple, Graeme Cornies, David Kelly, Brian Pickett

Top Wing:


Top Wing is an action-adventure preschool series that follows a team of eager, young cadets training at the TOP WING ACADEMY. These rescue Cadets help their community, go on amazing adventures, and “earn their wings” as full-feathered rescue cadets. Airs on Treehouse TV in Canada and Nickelodeon (Nick Jr.) channels globally. Produced by 9 Story Media Group.

-- 2019 Best Performance, Animation
- Nominee: Bryn McAuley
- Episode: Top Wing - "Shirley’s Sleepover Adventure"

Rusty Rivets:


Rusty Rivets, a 10-year-old inventing genius, is ready to combine and design all the pieces and parts in his junkyard into incredible machines to save the day! Along with his best friend and computer expert, Ruby, they’re ready to fix any problem in Sparkton Hills and beyond! Airs on Treehouse TV in Canada and Nickelodeon (Nick Jr.) channels globally. Produced by Spin Master Riveting Productions 2 Inc.

-- 2019 Best Pre-School Program or Series
- Nominees: Jennifer Dodge, Laura Clunie, Ronnen Harary, Toni Stevens, Jonah Stroh, Jaelyn Galbraith, Jane Sobol

Mysticons:


In magical, futuristic Drake City, four girls are chosen by an ancient artifact to become legendary warriors known as the Mysticons! While these girls don’t always get along, they must learn to work together to find a magical tome known as the Codex, and use it to prevent their enemies from unleashing evil lich queen Necrafa upon the realm! Airs on YTV in Canada and Nickelodeon channels globally. Produced by Nelvana Limited.

-- 2019 Best Writing, Animation
- Nominee: Sean Jara
- Episode: Mysticons - "The Princess and the Pirate"

Ranger Rob:


Ranger Rob is all about adventure, exploration and discovery in Big Sky Park, the coolest natural adventure park ever! What are you waiting for? Get Ranger Ready to get outside! Ranger Rob airs on Treehouse TV in Canada and on Nickelodeon in Italy. Produced by Corus Entertainment.

-- 2019 Best Pre-School Program or Series
- Nominees: Vanessa Esteves, Helen Lebeau, Alex Bar, Scott Dyer, Oliver Kane

-- 2019 Best Original Music, Animation
- Nominee: Neil Parfitt
- Episode: Ranger Rob - "Sea Monsters of Big Sky Park"

About the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is a national, non-profit, professional association dedicated to the promotion, recognition and celebration of exceptional achievements in Canadian film, television and digital media. Unifying industry professionals across Canada, the Academy is a vital force representing all screen-based industries.

The Academy’s Canadian Screen Week celebrates excellence in film, English-language television, and digital media through a multi-platform, national program of events and celebrations culminating in the Canadian Screen Awards Broadcast Gala carried live on CBC, Sunday March 11th, 2018.

The awards have evolved from humble, pre-television beginnings in 1949 at Ottawa’s Little Elgin Theatre to today’s star-studded red carpet events. In 2013, the Canadian Screen Awards were born as the result of a merger of the Gemini Awards and Genie Awards—the Academy’s previous awards presentations for English-language television and film productions.

Canadian Screen Week is a week-long series of dynamic events and galas designed for the community in the screen industry. It takes place from Monday, March 25, 2019 through Sunday, March 31, 2019, culminating in the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards: Broadcast Gala which airs live on CBC on Sunday, March 31 at 8:00 PM (9:00 PM AT / 9:30 PM NT).

A full list of Canadian Screen Awards 2019 nominations can be found at https://www.academy.ca/nominees.

Congratulations and good luck to everyone nominated in the 2019 Canadian Screen Awards!

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