Twenty-nine SOCAN members nominated for 2014 Canadian Screen Awards

Michel Cusson is nominated for three 2014 Canadian Screen Awards.
January 15, 2014

SOCAN congratulates 29 of its members nominated in the 2014 Canadian Screen Awards, for their outstanding achievements in Canadian movies and television programs. The Canadian Screen Awards – which merge the previous Genie Awards for film and Gemini Awards for television, and include digital screen honours as well – will be presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television on March 9, 2014, at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. They'll be broadcast live on CBC-TV.

The nominees, all SOCAN members (except where noted), are:


Achievement In Music - Original Score

  • Kim Gaboury, Michel Cusson – Maïna
  • Ramachandra Borcar – Roche Papier Ciseaux
  • Michel Cusson – Rouge Sang

Achievement In Music - Original Song

  • Elisapie Isaac, Olivier J. Auriol – La légende de Sarila / The Legend of Sarila – “Far Away”
  • Jimmy Harry (ASCAP), Serena Ryder – The Right Kind of Wrong – “It’s No Mistake”
  • Michel Cusson – Rouge Sang – “À la Claire fontaine”
  • Maerin Hunting – Stay – “Iva”


Best Original Music For A Non-Fiction Program Or Series

  • Herman's House – Ken Myhr  
  • March to the Top – Daniel Toussaint
  • Museum Secrets – “Inside the Israel Museum, Jerusalem” – Eric Cadesky, Nick Dyer
  • The Real Sherlock Holmes – Ken Myhr
  • West Wind: The Vision of Tom Thomson – John Welsman  

Best Original Music Score For A Program

  • Borealis – Tom Third  
  • The Horses of McBride – Louis Natale  
  • An Officer and a Murderer – Jono Grant, Robert Carli   
  • The Phantoms – John Rowley
  • Ring of Fire – Rich Walters  

Best Original Music Score For A Series

  • Cracked – “What We Can’t See” – Robert Carli  
  • Rob the Robot – “Sheriff in Town” – Serge Côté  
  • Saving Hope – “Wishbones” – Gary Koftinoff  
  • World Without End – “KNIGHT” – Mychael Danna

Best Performance In A Variety Or Sketch Comedy Program Or Series (Individual Or Ensemble)

  • 20th Annual Indspire Awards APTN/Global – A Tribe Called Red (Members DJ NDN, Bear Witness, DJ Shub)
  • The JUNO Awards 2013 – Michael Bublé
  • Studio 14 Sessions (CBC Ottawa) – Kellylee Evans


  • Academy Board Of Directors’ Tribute (Posthumously)
    Marge Anthony
  • Humanitarian Award
    Alanis Obomsawin

Also, SOCAN member Marc Labrèche received a nomination in the best supporting actor category, for his role in the movie Whitewash.

For more information, or to view a complete list of nominees, visit the Canadian Screen Awards website.