Two Irish/Canadian co-productions won big at the 2018 Canadian Screen Awards. Aisling Walsh's Maudie, a moving portrayal of artist Maud Lewis, won 7 awards, while Nora Twomey's The Breadwinner, the story of a girl who disguises herself as a boy to support her family in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, won 4.
Irish-Canadian co-production Room, from director Lenny Abrahamson, won big at last night's Canadian Screen Awards. The film took nine prizes.
The Canadian Screen Awards nominees have been announced and there's a raft of nominations for the Irish/Canadian co-productions Room and Brooklyn.