The Constellation Awards

The Constellation Awards

July 12, 2007 23:32 ET

Canadian Science Fiction TV/Film Awards Winners Announced

Constellation Award Winners include “Doctor Who”, “V For Vendetta”, and “Stargate SG-1”

Attention: Arts/Entertainment Editor TORONTO/ONTARIO/MEDIA ADVISORY--(Marketwire - July 12, 2007) - The winners of the 2007 Constellation Awards, Canada's new award honouring the actors and producers behind today's hottest science fiction TV series and movies, were announced earlier this week at ceremonies in Toronto.

CBC co-production "Doctor Who" won the night by taking home three trophies, including "Best Science Fiction Television Series of 2006". The show's lead actor David Tennant took home the trophy for "Best Male Performance in a 2006 Science Fiction Television Episode", beating out actors from "Heroes", "Stargate SG-1", and "Supernatural". The series also won the highlight award of the evening, "Outstanding Canadian Contribution to Science Fiction Film or Television in 2006".

Another big winner of the night was the film "V For Vendetta", whose lead actors, Hugo Weaving and Natalie Portman, won for Best Male & Female Performance in a 2006 Science Fiction Film, TV Movie, or Mini-Series.

Other winners included the movie "Pan's Labyrinth" for "Best Science Fiction Film, TV Movie, or Mini-Series of 2006" and actress Claudia Black for "Best Female Performance in a 2006 Science Fiction Television Episode" for her role in the series "Stargate SG-1". An episode of Stargate also won for "Best Overall 2006 Science Fiction Film or Television Script", and the special effects in the Vancouver-based series "Battlestar Galactica" won the award for "Best Technical Accomplishment in a 2006 Science Fiction Film or Television Production".

The complete list of winners as well as detailed results by percentage can be found at http://constellations.tcon.ca

The awards were sponsored and organized by the not-for-profit group "TCON Promotional Society", who also organizes Toronto's annual science fiction convention "Polaris". TCON anticipates making these awards an annual event, and Canadian fans of science fiction film and television should watch their website for news on how to nominate and vote again next year. /For further information: Contacts:
Andrew Gurudata
416-684-2433
constellations@tcon.ca

or Karenza Sutton
416-908-8527
constellations@tcon.ca

Website: http://constellations.tcon.ca (Includes media kit)/ IN: ENTERTAINMENT

Contact Information

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