The Constellation Awards

The Constellation Awards

March 31, 2009 06:01 ET

Canada's Sci-Fi Film/TV Awards To Announce 2009 Nominees

Celebrity Presenters To MC The Constellation Awards Press Conference On April 6th

Attention: Arts/Entertainment Editor, Assignment Editor TORONTO, ONTARIO MEDIA ADVISORY - PRESS CONFERENCE--(Marketwire - March 31, 2009) - Now in their third year, The Constellation Awards are presented annually to the actors, producers, and technical teams behind the best science fiction film and television productions of the year, with a focus on Canadian contributions to science fiction film and television. This year's nominees will be announced at a press conference to be held on Monday, April 6th 2009 at the Royal Canadian Military Institute in downtown Toronto.

This press conference will conclude the annual nomination process, in which science fiction film and TV fans from across the country were invited to submit their nominations in nine categories. These categories include "Best Actor", "Best Actress", "Best Series", "Best Film", "Best Technical Accomplishment", and the feature award, "Outstanding Canadian Contribution to Science Fiction Film or Television Production".

The final nominees for this year will be announced at the press conference by several celebrity presenters, including actor/comedian Rick Green of "The Red Green Show" and "History Bites", and Ed the Sock and Liana K., former co-hosts of the CITY-TV late night show "Ed & Red's Night Party".

Previous Constellation Award winners include big-name actors such as Will Smith, Natalie Portman, and Emma Watson, as well several actor, writing, and technical wins for series including "Battlestar Galactica", "Doctor Who", and "Stargate SG-1".

Voting to select this year's winners will open after the press conference, and Canadian science fiction fans will again be invited to participate. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremonies, being held in Toronto on July 11th as part of the Polaris 23 Science Fiction convention. More details can be found at http://constellations.tcon.ca

Press conference details:
Monday, April 6th, 2009 10:30am
Royal Canadian Military Institute
426 University Avenue
Toronto ON M5G 1S9
Main Lounge
/For further information: To RSVP or for more information contact:
Andrew Gurudata
416-684-2433
constellations@tcon.ca

Website: http://constellations.tcon.ca/ IN: ENTERTAINMENT

Contact Information

  • Andrew Gurudata, Chairman, The Constellation Awards
    Primary Phone: 416-684-2433
    E-mail: constellations@tcon.ca