APTN & REZOLUTION PICTURES' SERIES MOHAWK GIRLS NOMINATED FOR 4 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS
Montreal/Toronto (January 19, 2017) APTN (Aboriginal Peoples Television Network) and Rezolution Pictures’ critically-acclaimed TV show Mohawk Girls picked up four nominations at today’s announcement of the Canadian Screen Awards (CSA). The nominations, hosted by actors Lyriq Bent and Aislinn Paul, were livestreamed today. This is the first time an Aboriginal comedy series has been nominated for a CSA.
Mohawk Girls, which aired its third season this past fall is the story of four dynamic 20-somethings trying to figure out what it means to be a modern-day Mohawk woman. The half-hour dramedy is filmed and set in Montreal and the Kahnawake Mohawk Territory. APTN has confirmed that a fourth season will be filmed this spring.
The show was nominated for the following CSA awards:
Best Comedy Series – Mohawk Girls
Produced by Rezolution Pictures, Inc.
Producers: Catherine Bainbridge, Christina Fon, Linda Ludwich, Ernest Webb, Tracey Deer, Cynthia Knight
Best Direction in a Comedy Program or Series
Mohawk Girls – What’s Your Number
Best Writing in a Comedy Program or Series
Mohawk Girls – Rez Balls
Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Comedic Role
Mohawk Girls – Bridesmaidzilla
The CSA awards will be handed out on Sunday, March 13 at 8pm at a live event hosted by comedian Norm MacDonald, airing on CBC.