TORONTO, March 6, 2024 – Canadian producer Shaftesbury has received 12 nominations across 6 productions, as announced today by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Nominated projects are Murdoch MysteriesHudson & RexSlasher: RipperRuby & The WellMacy Murdoch and Life With Luca.

“Every year, when the Academy announces these nominations, it is never lost on me just how hard our casts and crews have worked to receive these accolades,” said Christina Jennings, President and Chairman, Shaftesbury. “Their contributions are invaluable, and we could not be more pleased that they are being recognized today.”


Best Photography, Drama
Yuri Yakubiw

Best Original Music, Drama
Rob Carli

Best Costume Design
Joanna Syrokomla

HUDSON & REX 2 Nominations

Best Lead Performer, Drama Series
Mayko Nguyen

Best Original Music, Fiction
Gary Koftinoff, Philip J Bennett (The Composing Team)

SLASHER: RIPPER – 3 Nominations

Best Drama Series
Christina Jennings, Scott Garvie, Aaron Martín, Ian Carpenter, Adam MacDonald

Best Supporting Performer, Drama
Paula Brancati

Best Supporting Performer, Drama
Salvatore Antonio

RUBY AND THE WELL – 2 Nomination

Best Lead Performer, Children’s or Youth Fiction
Zoe Wiesenthal

Best Supporting Performer, Children’s or Youth Fiction
Paula Boudreau

MACY MURDOCH – 1 Nomination

Best Children’s or Youth Fiction Program or Series
Christina Jennings, Scott Garvie, Jennifer McCann, Jennifer Kassabian, Yannick Bisson and Robina Lord Stafford

LIFE WITH LUCA – 1 Nomination

Best Lead Performer, TV Movie
Ashley Leggat

About Shaftesbury

Shaftesbury is an award-winning creator and producer of original content for television, film, and digital, established in 1987 by Christina Jennings, Chairman and President. Shaftesbury’s current primetime slate includes 16 seasons of the international hit series Murdoch Mysteries for CBC, ITV Studios and UKTV, and five seasons of Hudson & Rex for Citytv, both are available in over 120 countries worldwide. Other projects include: the acclaimed horror anthology series Slasher on Shudder and Hollywood Suite, with Emmy® Award-winner Eric McCormack starring in the upcoming fifth season; three seasons of the acclaimed six-part event series Departure for Global starring Emmy® Award-winner Archie Panjabi and the late Academy® Award-winner Christopher Plummer; and SisterS, a new Irish Canadian co-production by and starring Sarah Goldberg (Barry) and Susan Stanley, for Crave, RTÉ and IFC.