CASMA 2023

SCGC announces nominations for the 2023 Canadian Screen Music Awards

The Screen Composers Guild of Canada (SCGC) has announced the nominations for the second annual Canadian Screen Music Awards (CASMA). These awards honour composers for their outstanding work in media and screen-based industries and are the first to be juried and awarded by fellow composers in Canada.

(See the live stream and winner interviews from CASMA 2022 here)

In 2023, a total of 52 musical works received nominations in 11 categories covering feature film, television, animation, documentary, games and interactive media. Nominees were selected by SCGC’s roster of jurors, and the winners will be announced live at the 2023 CASMA ceremony on Thursday 26 October at the El Mocambo in Toronto.

Tickets sales open on Monday 18 September and the list of nominees is as follows.


Best Original Score, Animated Series or Special


Best Original Score, Comedy Series or Special


Best Original Score, Documentary, Factual, Reality Series or Special


Best Original Score for a Documentary Feature Film


Best Original Score, Dramatic Series or Special (Sponsored by DGC National)


Best Original Score for Games and Interactive Media


Best Original Main Title Theme Music (Sponsored by SOCAN)


Best Original Score for a Narrative Feature Film (Sponsored by Orchestral Tools)


Best Original Song (Sponsored by Music Publishers Canada)


Best Original Score for a Short Film (Sponsored by Cinesamples)


Best Original Score for a Television Special



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