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APTN & REZOLUTION PICTURES’ SERIES MOHAWK GIRLS NOMINATED FOR 4 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS

APTN & REZOLUTION PICTURES’ SERIES MOHAWK GIRLS NOMINATED FOR 4 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS

Montreal/Toronto (January 19, 2016) – 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
APTN
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
APTN
Tracey Deer

Best Writing in a Comedy Program or Series
Mohawk Girls – Rez Balls
APTN
Cynthia Knight

Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Comedic Role
Mohawk Girls – Bridesmaidzilla
APTN
Brittany LeBorgne

Vote Brittany Leborgne for the CSA Fan Choice Award!
http://fanzone.academy.ca/vote/

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.

About Rezolution Pictures
The series is developed and produced by Rezolution Pictures’ Catherine Bainbridge, Christina Fon and Linda Ludwick, and executive produced by Catherine Bainbridge, Christina Fon, Linda Ludwick and Ernest Webb, the same team that produced the multiple-Gemini and Peabody Award-winning film, Reel Injun, as well as several award winning documentaries and television series including Smoke Traders, Club Native, Down The Mighty River.

Rezolution Pictures is an award-winning film, television and interactive media production company, founded by Catherine Bainbridge and Ernest Webb, which plays a vital role in bringing cultural diversity to the North American broadcasting landscape. Since 2001 it has built itself a reputation for creating acclaimed series and one-of-a-kind productions, working with many of Canada’s best new and established talents to create unique comedy, dramatic, non-fiction and video game programming, through its sister company Minority Media.

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