Canadian Comedy Awards

Welcome to the Canadian Comedy Awards, an annual national awards ceremony celebrating Canadian comedians for achievements in live, TV, film, radio and web comedy.

The 19th annual CCAs are upon us (#CCA19), celebrating Canadian comedic achievements from January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2018. Follow us on Twitter or Facebook for updates.

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Important Dates

Submissions Period: Friday, February 8, 2019, 9:00am EST to Friday, March 8, 2019, 11:59pm EST

Nomination Period: Friday, March 15, 2019, 12:00pm EST to Friday, April 5, 2019, 11:59pm EST

Nominations Announcement: Friday, April 12, 2019, 12:00pm EST

Voting Period: Friday, April 19, 2019, 12:00pm EST to Friday, May 10, 2019, 11:59pm EST

Awards Reception: Tuesday, June 4, 2019, 5:00pm EST

Nominees in the 19th Canadian Comedy Awards

Thank you to everyone who submitted their work. And congratulations to the following nominees in this year's Canadian Comedy Awards...

Comedic Artist of the Year
Chanty Marostica
Ken Hall
Ashley Botting
Catherine O'Hara
Sandra Battaglini

Best Feature
Room for Rent
Sorry For Your Loss
Pogey Beach

Best Short
Spank The Monkey
Mom Facebook
Being Andy Serkis
Club Six
We Three Queens

Best Audio Show or Series
Every Place is the Same
Comic Stripped with Ben Miner
Vest Of Friends Podcast
CBC's Because News
Eat & Drink with Ali Hassan & Marco Timpano

Best Comedy Album
Nincom2oop - Hunter Collins
Violently Nice - Ryan Dillon
The Chanty Show - Chanty Marostica
Still Alive For The Holidays - The Williamson Playboys
Awkwarder - Mayce Galoni

Best Live Production
Entrances and Exits: An Improvised Farce
Bad Dog presents: HOOKUP
The Best Is Yet To Come Undone
Gossamer Obsessions: The Morality Puns
A Sketch Comedy Extravaganza Eleganza

Best Taped Live Performance
Hisham Kelati - 10 Minute Talk Show
Sugar Sammy - You're Gonna Rire
Cassie Cao - 10 Minute Talk Show
James Mullinger - Almost Canadian
Kathleen McGee - "Hot Mess" Gala Winnipeg Comedy Festival

Best Live Ensemble
Sex T-Rex
Cast of HOOKUP
Cast of She The People
Cast of Generally Hospital
Cast of a Sketch Comedy Extravaganza Eleganza

Best Standup Comic
Ted Morris
Rob Pue
Chanty Marostica
Hoodo Hersi
Pete Zedlacher

Best Variety Act
Anesti Danelis
The Lady Show
Shirley Gnome
Garrett Jamieson & Sprattacus

Best Breakout Artist
Natalie Norman
Kyle Brownrigg
Nigel Grinstead
Jarrett Campbell
Adrienne Fish

Best TV Show
Baroness Von Sketch Show
This Hour Has 22 Minutes
Caution: May Contain Nuts Season 4
Still Standing

Best Web Series
Soul Decision Comedy
A Gay Victorian Affair
Learning Nature with Chris Locke
Note to Self - Season 2
My 90-Year-Old Roommate

Best Performance in a Feature
Tommie-Amber Pirie - The Go-Getters
Mark Little - Room For Rent
Mark McKinney - Room For Rent
Bruce Greenwood - Sorry For Your Loss
Pippa Mackie - #Roxy

Best Writing in a Feature
Aaron Abrams & Brendan Gall - The Go-Getters
Matthew Atkinson - Room For Rent
Collin Friesen - Sorry For Your Loss
Tony Binns - #Roxy
Jeremy Larter, Jason Larter, Geoff Read, Robbie Moses - Pogey Beach

Best Direction in a Feature
Jeremy Larter - Pogey Beach
Jeremy LaLonde - The Go-Getters
Matthew Atkinson - Room For Rent
Michael Kennedy - #Roxy

Best Performance in a TV Series
Amy Matysio - Guilt Free Zone
Darrin Rose - Mr. D
Alice Moran - Crawford
Aimée Beaudoin - Caution:May Contain Nuts
Sheldon Elter - Caution: May Contain Nuts
Jonny Harris - Still Standing

Best Writing in a TV Series or Special
Carolyn Taylor, Meredith MacNeill, Aurora Browne, Jennifer Whalen, Jennifer Goodhue, Monica Heisey - Baroness Von Sketch S03E01
Peter McBain, Mike Allison, Scott Montgomery, Mark Critch, Dean Jenkinson, Susan Kent, Heidi Brander, Kevin Shustack, Sophie Buddle, Graham Clark, Jordan Foisy, Mayce Galoni, Ann Pornel - This Hour Has 22 Minutes - Season 26, Episode 1
Matt Alden, Sheldon Elter, Howie Miller, Joleen Ballendine/Caution: May Contain Nuts Ep. 06
Jonny Harris, Fraser Young, Graham Chittenden, Steve Dylan - Still Standing S04E02

Best Direction in a TV Series or Special
Sebastian Cluer - Still Standing: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, ON
Jordan Canning, Jeremy LaLonde - Baroness Von Sketch Show - Season 3, Episode 1

Best Performance in a Web Series
Chris Locke - Learning Nature with Chris Locke
Amanda Barker - A Gay Victorian Affair
Adrian Proszowski - A Gay Victorian Affair
Rakhee Morzaria - Note to Self (Season 2)
Inessa Frantowski - The Amazing Gayl Pile: Apocalypse Soonish

Best Writing in a Web Series
Chris Locke - Learning Nature with Chris Locke, Ep. 7 Water
Ethan Cole - My 90-Year-Old Roommate, Season 2, episode 1: Live Streaming
Robert Watson - A Gay Victorian Affair / Episode Four - A Flash In The Pan
Rakhee Morzaria - Note to Self, Season 2 / Made in T.O.
Brandon Lane - Miss Persona "Investigation Special"

Best Direction in a Web Series
Derek Horn - Learning Nature with Chris Locke, Ep 4
Sebastian Cluer - My 90-Year-Old Roommate: Cemetery Real Estate Agent
Andrew Lamb - A Gay Victorian Affair, E01 A Salacious Secret
Brandon Lane - Miss Persona "Investigation Special"
Mike Fly - The Amazing Gayl Pile: Apocalypse Soonish, S04E01