CASMA: Celebrating the best Canadian screen composing
The Screen Composers Guild of Canada has launched an annual celebration of composer’s excellence in scoring original music for the screen. Its Canadian Screen Music Awards (CASMA) are open to all Canadian and permanent resident composers with winners chosen by the SCGC’s roster of judges.
The CASMAs aim to honour these composers for their outstanding work in media and screen-based industries. These accolades are the first to be juried and awarded by fellow screen composers in Canada.
SAVE THE DATE: October 26th, 2023 in Toronto
There are 13 categories under award consideration in 2023 covering film, TV, interactive and theme together with an additional industry award. For full category descriptions and eligibility please see program award definitions section.
Note: Productions whose primary purpose is the advertisement or promotion of a company, product or service are ineligible for the SCGC awards at this time. If you are unsure about your eligibility or where your production fits within these categories, please don’t hesitate to ask us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Year’s CASMAs
The Screen Composers Guild of Canada celebrated its first Canadian Screen Music Awards (CASMA) in September 2022 with in a live ceremony held at Toronto’s historic El Mocambo venue. The proceedings were also live streamed for those unable to attend in person.
In total, nine awards were presented for screen composing.
A tenth special award was also presented for distinguished services to the industry and dedicated to the person or company that have shown outstanding support for the Canadian screen composer sector.
Buy Tickets for CASMA 2023
In 2023, a total of 52 musical works received nominations in 11 categories covering feature film, television, animation, documentary, games and interactive media. To attend the live presentation of these awards, please purchase tickets below. The ceremony takes place on Thursday 26 October at the El Mocambo in Toronto.
- General admission ticket
- SCGC Members' admission ticket
- Take place during the ceremony but non-attendees can also win