Book of Negroes – Best Original Music Score

Forty-nine Canadian Screen Awards were made at Toronto’s Westin Harbour Castle on Wednesday (09/03/2016) night in the lead-up to Sunday’s gala. Philip Miller’s work for The Book of Negroes – a 2015 miniseries adaptation of the 2007 award-winning novel by Canadian writer Lawrence Hill – took the Best Original Music Score Award:

The big winner was CBC’s miniseries The Book of Negroes, which took home nine CSAs, including: best direction in a dramatic program or limited series for Clement Virgo, best original music score for a program for Philip Miller, best performance by an actor in a leading role in a dramatic program or limited series for Lyriq Bent, and best performance by an actress in a featured supporting role in a dramatic program or series for Shailyn Pierre-Dixon.