2009 Constellation Award Nominees

Thanks to Lloyd Penney for the list of 2009 Constellation Award nominees. The award is voted upon by Canadian media SF consumers. Online voting is available.

See the complete list of nominees after the jump.

The 2009 nominees for the Constellation Awards, Canadian awards for science fiction movies and TV series, were announced today (April 6, 2009) at a press conference at the prestigious Royal Canadian Military Institute in downtown Toronto today. The nominees were announced by Constellation Awards chairman Andrew Gurudata, TV show hosts Ed the Sock and Liana K., and science fiction author Derwin Mak.

The 2009 Constellation Awards nominees are:

In the category “Best Male Performance in a 2008 Science Fiction Television
Episode”, the nominees are:
. David Hewlett, for “Stargate: Atlantis”, Episode “The Shrine”
. David Tennant, for “Doctor Who”, episode “Midnight”
. Jensen Ackles, for “Supernatural”, episode “In The Beginning”
. John Noble, for “Fringe”, episode “Pilot”
. Michael Hogan, for “Battlestar Galactica”, episode “Revelations”
. and Robin Dunne, for “Sanctuary”, episode “Requiem”

In the category “Best Female Performance in a 2008 Science Fiction
Television Episode”, the nominees are:
. Allison Mack, for “Smallville”, episode “Bride”
. Amanda Tapping, for “Sanctuary”, episode “Requiem”
. Catherine Tate, for “Doctor Who”, episode “Turn Left”
. Eve Myles, for “Torchwood”, episode “Something Borrowed”
. and Summer Glau, for “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”, episode
“Allison From Palmdale”

In the category “Best Science Fiction Television Series Of 2008″, the nominees are:
. “Battlestar Galactica”
. “Doctor Who”
. “Sanctuary”
. “Stargate: Atlantis”
. “Supernatural”
. and “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”

In the category “Best Male Performance in a 2008 Science Fiction Film,
TV-Movie, or Mini-Series”, the nominees are:
. Heath Ledger, for “The Dark Knight”
. Neil Patrick Harris for “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog”
. Richard Dean Anderson, for “Stargate: Continuum”
. Robert Downey Jr., for Iron Man
. and Ron Perlman, for Hellboy 2: The Golden Army

In the category “Best Female Performance in a 2008 Science Fiction Film,
TV-Movie, or Mini-Series”, the nominees are:
. Amanda Tapping, for “Stargate: Continuum”
. Claudia Black, also for “Stargate: Continuum”
. Gillian Anderson, for “The X-Files: I Want To Believe”
. Gwyneth Paltrow, for “Iron Man”
. Lina Leandersson, for “Let The Right One In”
. Rachel Bilson, for “Jumper”
. and Selma Blair, for “Hellboy 2: The Golden Army”

In the category “Best Science Fiction Film, TV-Movie, or Mini-Series of
2008″, the nominees are:
. The Dark Knight
. Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog
. Iron Man
. Let The Right One In
. Stargate: Continuum
. and Wall-E

In the category “Best Technical Accomplishment In A 2008 Science Fiction
Film Or Television Production”, the nominees are:
. Murray Gold, for the music in “Doctor Who”
. Anthem Visual Effects, for special effects in “Sanctuary”
. Rainmaker Digital Pictures, for special effects in “Stargate: Continuum”
. Serge Ladouceur, for cinematography in “Supernatural”, episode “Monster
Movie”
. and Pixar Animation Studios, for the animation in “Wall-E”.

In the category “Best Overall 2008 Science Fiction Film or Television
Script”, the nominees are:
. “Doctor Who – Silence In The Library” written by Steven Moffat
. “Stargate: Continuum”, written by Brad Wright
. “Supernatural – In The Beginning”, written by Jeremy Carver
. “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles – Queen’s Gambit”, written by
Natalie Chaidez
. and “Wall-E”, written by Andrew Stanton, Jim Reardon, and Pete Docter

And in the final category “Outstanding Contribution to Science Fiction Film
or Television In 2008″, the nominees are:
. Actress and Producer Amanda Tapping
. Produced in Canada, the series “Sanctuary”
. Produced in Canada, the Stargate franchise, including the series “Stargate
Atlantis” and the two films “Stargate: Continuum”, and “Stargate: The Ark Of
Truth”
. and Produced in Canada, the series “Supernatural”.

Voting will begin tomorrow (April 7) by online ballot and paper ballot and will continue until June 8, 2009, and paper ballots will be distributed to events (conventions) and specialty stores throughout the country.

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