AMPD alumni take home five Canadian Screen Awards 

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The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (the Canadian Academy) announced the winners of the 2022 Canadian Screen Awards during Canadian Screen Week, including the 2022 Canadian Screen Awards show on Sunday, April 10.  

Four alumni from York University’s School of Arts, Media, Performance & Design received Canadian Screen Awards in five categories:  

Best Web Program or Series, Fiction 21 Black Futures 
Awardee: Mumbi Tindyebwa Otu (BA ‘10 theatre) 

Best Visual Effects Vikings – The Signal 
Awardee: Bill Halliday (BFA ‘00 film and video) 

Best Original Music, Animation Let’s Go Luna! – The Way of the Gaucho 
Awardee: Ari Posner (BFA ‘92 music) 

Best Writing, Variety or Sketch Comedy TallBoyz – You’re The Dads Now!
Awardee: Franco Nguyen (BFA ‘10 film production) 

Best Performance, Sketch Comedy (Individual or Ensemble) TallBoyz 
Awardee: Franco Nguyen (BFA ‘10 film production) 

This year marked the 10th annual Canadian Screen Awards celebrating Canadian content and those who create it. The Canadian Academy is the largest non-profit professional arts organization in the country. It recognizes, advocates for, and celebrates Canadian talent in the film, television and digital media sectors. More than 4,000 members encompass industry icons and professionals, emerging artists and students. 

The full list of 2022 Canadian Screen Awards winners can be viewed online