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Shows shot in Sudbury, North Bay bring home eight trophies from Canadian Screen Awards

Crime drama 'Cardinal' and comedy 'Letterkenny' honoured at March 11 ceremony
'Cardinal' actor Billy Campbell won a Canadian Screen Award for Best Lead Actor, Drama/Limited Series. (Supplied)

Northern Ontario-shot television shows Cardinal and Letterkenny won a total of eight awards at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards on March 11.

Music and Film in Motion sent out a press release, saying it is “thrilled to congratulate the cast, crews and everyone else involved” in the productions.

“These productions filmed parts or the entirety of their production within the boundaries of northern Ontario, with regional residents making outstanding contributions to each project's success,” the press release said.

Cardinal won six awards, while Letterkenny took home two. Here's a full list of award winners.


Best Original Music, Fiction (Todor Kobakov)
Best Photography, Drama (Steve Cosens)
Best Picture Editing, Drama (Teresa de Luca)
Best Achievement in Casting (Jon Comerford)
Best Lead Actor, Drama/Limited Series (Billy Campbell)
Best Supporting Actress, Drama (Allie MacDonald)


Best Direction, Comedy (Jacob Tierney)
Best Writing, Comedy (Jacob Tierney, Jared Keeso)