February 18, 2020

– Cineflix garners CSA nods for Coroner, Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey, Property Brothers, Secrets of The Morgue, and Mayday

Nominations for the 2020 Canadian Screen Awards were announced today, honouring Cineflix with a record-breaking 16 nominations for its productions. With nods in program and craft categories, Cineflix garnered five nominations for Coroner Season 1 and six nominations for Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey. The 2020 Canadian Screen Awards will be presented over Canadian Screen Week, March 23-29 in Toronto.

The complete list of Cineflix nominations:

Coroner Season 1
Best Drama Series
Best Original Music, Fiction – Tom Third
Best Lead Actor, Drama Series – Roger Cross
Best Lead Actress, Drama Series – Serinda Swan
Best Achievement in Make-Up – Dorota Mitoraj, Traci Loader
Best Original Music, Fiction – Tom Third
Coroner is a character driven drama about Dr. Jenny Cooper, a new coroner who investigates suspicious, unnatural and sudden deaths in Toronto.

Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey
Best TV Movie
Best Direction, TV Movie – Jim Donovan
Best Writing, TV Movie – Christina Welsh
Best Photography, Drama – Sasha Moric
Best Supporting Actor, Drama – Rossif Sutherland
Best Lead Performance, TV Movie – Katie Douglas
Believe Me: The Abduction of Lisa McVey recounts the kidnapping of a 17-year-old who convinces her sadistic captor to release her—at first, she struggles to convince people her story is true, but ultimately, she becomes a key player in the hunt to catch him. 

Hitler’s Most Wanted
Best Direction, Documentary Series – Mark Stevenson
Barbara Sears Award for Best Visual Research – Kristine Ryall
Hitler’s Most Wanted takes a fresh look at how and why a generation of men and women living in a cultured, European society became the leaders of one of the most barbaric regimes of all time, responsible for starting a war that killed more than 60 million people.

Property Brothers
Best Lifestyle Program or Series
Property Brothers Jonathan and Drew help couples find, buy, and transform extreme fixer-uppers into incredible dream homes.

Best Picture Editing, Factual – Rob Chandler
Featuring captivating reenactments and state-of-the-art CGI, Mayday uncovers the truth behind the most legendary aviation disasters of all time.

Secrets of the Morgue
Best Production Design or Art Direction, Non-Fiction – Florian Schuck
Secrets of the Morgue explores high-profile murder cases as medical examiners work alongside homicide detectives to bring justice to murder victims and their families.


About Cineflix Media Inc.
Creating, producing, and distributing distinctive factual and scripted programming, the Cineflix Media group includes Cineflix Productions, Cineflix Rights, Cineflix Studios, Buccaneer Media, Connect3 Media, and a hub of producers from the US, UK, and Canada with whom we share strategic partnerships through joint ventures, first-look deals, and co-productions. With a catalogue of more than 5,000 hours of select programming across a wide range of genres, Cineflix is behind some of TV’s most popular and long-running shows.

For more information, please contact:
Vanessa Marra
Cineflix Media Inc.