Animated 'Snowtime!' was biggest Canadian film draw for 2015

The animated film "Snowtime!" was the top Canadian box office performer in 2015.

The 3D feature earned $3,359,425 last year, and is the latest recipient of the Cineplex Golden Screen Award for Feature Film as the year's biggest homegrown ticket draw.

See Full Article

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television will recognize the film at the Canadian Screen Awards on March 13.

"Snowtime!" centres on the kids of a small village who decide to have a massive snowball fight.

It hit Quebec theatres in November and is set to expand across Canada on Feb. 12.

The academy will also present Golden Screen Awards to the most-watched TV program and most-watched reality show.

The finalists in the category for top series, limited series or TV movie are: CBC's "The Book of Negroes," CTV's "Corner Gas: The Movie," CBC's "Murdoch Mysteries," Global's "Rookie Blue," and CTV's "Saving Hope."

The reality show finalists are: CTV's "The Amazing Race Canada," Global's " Big Brother Canada," CBC's "Canada's Smartest Person," CBC's "Dragons' Den," and CTV's "MasterChef Canada."

The finalists are the five top-rated programs in each genre for the 2014-2015 broadcast year, based on data from Numeris.



Advertisements

Latest Entertainment News

  • 'The Punisher' trailer tries to eliminate bad memories of previous adaptations

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    Netflix has released the first full trailer for "Marvel's The Punisher" series starring Jon Bernthal. Bernthal returns to the role he made his own (Dolph Lundgren, Thomas Jane and Ray Stevenson all starred in "Punisher" movies; none were able to merit a sequel) when he initially debuted as Frank Castle/The Punisher (one of Marvel Comics most violent characters) in Season 2 of "Daredevil. Source
  • Olivia Munn talks Lego and reveals why she may never film another cameo after 'Ocean's Eight'

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    Olivia Munn has brawn, brains and beauty, but that doesn’t mean she was always the cool kid. “I moved around a lot as a kid, so I was always the new girl in school,” she replies when asked what she was like in high school. Source
  • Don Henley, Lyle Lovett, Clint Black plan Harvey benefit

    Entertainment CTV News
    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Don Henley, Lyle Lovett and Clint Black are the latest musicians planning a concert to raise money for victims of Harvey. The trio on Tuesday announced a Nov. 28 show at Bass Hall in Fort Worth. Source
  • 'This was not ok:' Alvvays singer dodges kiss after fan jumps onstage

    Entertainment CBC News
    ?Alvvays frontwoman Molly Rankin was left stunned during a recent show when a male fan bolted onto the stage and attempted to kiss her. The Toronto-based indie band, known for dreamy pop songs including Archie, Marry Me, was performing at a venue in Antwerp, Belgium on Saturday when the incident was captured on video and uploaded to YouTube. Source
  • 'This is not just a bit of fun:' Alvvays singer Molly Rankin harassed in onstage incident

    Entertainment CBC News
    ?Alvvays frontwoman Molly Rankin was left stunned during a recent show when a male fan bolted onto the stage and attempted to kiss her. The Toronto-based indie band, known for dreamy pop songs including Archie, Marry Me, was performing at a venue in Antwerp, Belgium on Saturday when the incident was captured on video and uploaded to YouTube. Source
  • Woman linked to Kevin Hart's cheating scandal denies being an extortionist

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    LOS ANGELES — A woman has come forward to say she was involved with Kevin Hart a month ago but she is not an extortionist. Montia Sabbag spoke to reporters at her lawyer’s Los Angeles office Wednesday following Hart’s weekend apology to his pregnant wife and children via an Instagram video for what he called an error in judgment. Source
  • Woman linked to Kevin Hart denies being an extortionist

    Entertainment CTV News
    LOS ANGELES -- A woman has come forward to say she was involved with Kevin Hart a month ago but she is not an extortionist. Montia Sabbag spoke to reporters at her lawyer's Los Angeles office Wednesday following Hart's weekend apology to his pregnant wife and children via an Instagram video for what he called an error in judgment. Source
  • 'Kingsman: The Golden Circle' review: Sequel lacks punch and vibe of first film

    Entertainment Toronto Sun
    In the first film about a secret spy group known as Kingsman, we learned they are well-dressed, courtly and perfectly groomed. But by the second film, there’s a decidedly ungentlemanly whiff about them — of desperation. “Kingsman: The Golden Circle” comes three years after the first leg in the Matthew Vaughn-directed franchise — and it bodes poorly for the expected third. Source
  • Jimmy Kimmel: Senator 'lied right to my face' on health care

    Entertainment CTV News
    Jimmy Kimmel sharply criticized U.S. Sen. Bill Cassidy on his late-night show, saying the Louisiana Republican "lied right to my face" by going back on his word to ensure any health care overhaul passes a test named for the host. Source
  • Douglas Cardinal, Indigenous design team to rep Canada at Venice Architecture Biennale

    Entertainment CBC News
    ?An Indigenous design team led by architect Douglas Cardinal will represent Canada at the 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale. The Canada Council for the Arts says their project, titled Unceded, reflects "on our country's need for reconciliation. Source