Jazzman David Braid made his hometown of Hamilton proud by bringing home both of the awards he was nominated for at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards. They were for his work on the incredible bio-pic Born to be Blue (based on the legendary Chet Baker).
Video above courtesy of Movieclips Trailers
Other notable winners include the Blues documentary I Am the Blues that won two awards and the Tragically Hip TV special A National Celebration, which earned 5.
Links: Tragically Hip, More Tragically Hip Stories, Video above courtesy of Scott Kearley
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Here are the music-related winners
- Achievement in Music - Original Song David Braid: Could Have Been (Born to be Blue)
- Achievement in Music – Original Score: David Braid, Todor Kobakov, Steve London, (Born to be Blue)
- Best Feature Length Documentary: I Am the Blues
- Best Cinematography in a Feature Length Documentary: I Am the Blues
- Best Live Entertainment Special: Tragically Hip - A National Celebration
- Best Performance in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Program: Tragically Hip - A National Celebration
- Best Photography in a Variety Program or Series: Tragically Hip - A National Celebration
- Best Production Design or Art Direction in a Non-Fiction Program or Series: Tragically Hip - A National Celebration
- Best Sound in a Variety or Animated Program or Series: Tragically Hip - A National Celebration
- Best Biography or Arts Documentary Program or Series: Hip-Hop Evolution
- Best Picture Editing in a Documentary Program or Series: Hip-Hop Evolution - From the Underground to the Mainstream
- Best Original Music Score for a Series: Orphan Black – The Scandal of Altruism
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