Nominations for Canada’s fourth annual Constellation Awards, which honor "excellence in science fiction film and television" have been announced and the 2009 Star Trek movie dominates the film categories with five nominations. Details below.
Star Trek Constellation Awards Nominations
Star Trek has five nominations in four categories, more than any other film (Avatar only has three). Here are the Trek nominations:
Best Male Performance in a 2009 Science Fiction Film, TV Movie, or Mini-Series
Chris Pine – Star Trek
Jackie Earle Haley – Watchmen
Karl Urban – Star Trek
Sam Rockwell – Moon
Sharlto Copley – District 9
Best Female Performance in a 2009 Science Fiction Film, TV Movie, or Mini-Series
Aurora Buchanan – Doctor Who: Victimsight
Dakota Fanning – Push
Emma Watson – Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince
Zoe Saldana – Avatar
Zoe Saldana – Star Trek
Best Science Fiction Film, TV Movie, or Mini-Series of 2009
Outstanding Canadian Contribution to Science Fiction Film or Television in 2009
Amanda Tapping – Producer & Actress on Canadian series "Sanctuary"
Being Erica – Canadian Production
Bruce Greenwood – Canadian Actor, "Star Trek"
Damian Kindler – Producer & Writer on Canadian series "Sanctuary"
Defying Gravity – Canadian Co-Production
Robert J. Sawyer – Canadian Creative Consultant on the series "FlashForward"
In addition, Star Trek veteran Brannon Braga is nominated for Best Script for the pilot of FlashForward, and FlashForward also was nominated for Best TV Show.
Voting in the awards is now open to the public (you must prove you are Canadian and there is a $5 fee, to help pay for the awards). The voting deadline is June 7th, 2010. Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on July 17th, 2010 in Toronto.
To see a complete list of nominees and to learn more about how to vote, go to constellations.tcon.ca