INSIGHT SCORES MOST CSA WINS OF ANY TV PRODCO WITH 14

Insight Productions continued its domination of the Canadian Screen Awards with a total of 14 wins, including three best program awards for The Tragically Hip – A National Celebration; The Amazing Race Canada; and The JUNO Awards. The wins spanned the program, performance, and craft categories with The Tragically Hip tying The Amazing Race Canada for six awards apiece; and one win each for The JUNO Awards and the Greenpeace documentary How To Change The World. “Barb and I are so immeasurably proud of what the entire Insight team accomplished in 2016,” said John Brunton, Chair and Chief Executive Officer of Insight Productions. “Beyond honouring the sheer talent and creativity here, these 14 awards and the 15 other nominations reflect just how deep the bench is at Insight.” COMPLETE LIST OF INSIGHT WINS AT THE 2017 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS Best Live Entertainment Special: The Tragically Hip – A National Celebration CBC Gord Downie, Rob Baker, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois, Gord Sinclair, Bernie Breen, Patrick Sambrook, John Brunton, Barbara Bowlby, Lindsay Cox Best Reality / Competition Program or Series: The Amazing Race Canada CTV (Bell Media) John Brunton, Barbara Bowlby, Mark Lysakowski, Mike Bickerton, Sarah James, Kyle Martin, Robyn Bigue, Guy Clarkson, Ann Camilleri, Steff Millman, Catherine Petersen Best Music Program or Series: The JUNO Awards 2016 CTV (Bell Media) John Brunton, Barbara Bowlby, Randy Lennox, Allan Reid, Mark Cohon, Lindsay Cox, Tracy Galvin, Pam De Montmorency Golden Screen Award for TV Reality Show: The Amazing Race Canada Best Direction in a Reality / Competition Program or Series: The Amazing Race Canada – For Those About to Rock CTV (Bell Media) Rob Brunner Best Direction in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series: The Tragically Hip – A National Celebration CBC David Russell Best Writing in a Lifestyle or Reality / Competition Program or Series: The Amazing Race Canada – Toads! Are you Kidding Me? CTV (Bell Media) Mark Lysakowski, Rob Brunner, Jennifer Pratt Best Performance in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program or Series: The Tragically Hip – A National Celebration CBC/Gord Downie, Rob Baker, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois, Gord Sinclair Best Photography in a Lifestyle or Reality / Competition Program or Series: The Amazing Race Canada – Who’s Ready to Let It All Hang Out? CTV (Bell Media) Ryan Shaw Best Photography in a Variety Program or Series:  The Tragically Hip – A National Celebration CBC Alex Nadon, Tyler Pigeon Best Picture Editing in a Reality/Competition Program or Series: The Amazing Race Canada – Who’s Ready to Let it All Hang Out? CTV (Bell Media) Mike Tersigni, Ben O’Neil, Burak Ozgan, Jonathan Dowler, Allan Hughes Barbara Sears Award for Best Visual Research:  How to Change the World HBO Canada (Bell Media) (Met Film, Insight Productions, Daniel Film) Elizabeth Klinck, Liz Etherington Best Production Design or Art Direction in a Non-Fiction Program or Series:  The Tragically Hip – A National Celebration CBC Brent Clark Best Sound in a Variety or Animated Program or Series:  The Tragically Hip – A National Celebration CBC Jay Vicari, Peter Gary, Jon Erickson, Lee Moro, Mark Vreeken

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