Science Fiction Awards Watch

The Constellation Awards are Canada’s fan-voted media awards. The nominees for 2010 have recently been released. They are as follows:

Best Male Performance in a 2009 Science Fiction Television Episode

  • David Tennant, for Doctor Who, episode “The Waters Of Mars”
  • Gareth David-Lloyd, for Torchwood, episode “Children Of Earth: Day 4”
  • Jensen Ackles, for Supernatural, episode “The End”
  • John Noble, for Fringe, episode “Grey Matters”
  • Misha Collins, for Supernatural, episode “The Rapture”
  • Robin Dunne, for Sanctuary, episode “Pavor Nocturnus”
  • Ron Livingston, for Defying Gravity, episode “Kiss”

Best Female Performance in a 2009 Science Fiction Television Episode

  • Agam Darshi, for Sanctuary, episode “Penance”
  • Alona Tal, for Supernatural, episode “Abandon All Hope”
  • Amanda Tapping, for Sanctuary, episode “Veritas”
  • Erin Karpluk, for Being Erica, episode “Yes We Can”
  • Laura Harris, for Defying Gravity, episode “Kiss”
  • Lena Headey, for Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, episode “Some Must Watch While Some Must Sleep”
  • Michelle Ryan, for Doctor Who, episode “Planet Of The Dead”

Best Science Fiction Television Series of 2009

  • Being Erica
  • Defying Gravity
  • Doctor Who
  • FlashForward
  • Sanctuary
  • Stargate Universe
  • Supernatural

Best Male Performance in a 2009 Science Fiction Film, TV Movie, or Mini-Series

  • Chris Pine, for Star Trek
  • Jackie Earle Haley for Watchmen
  • Karl Urban, for Star Trek
  • Sam Rockwell, for Moon
  • Sharlto Copley, for District 9

Best Female Performance in a 2009 Science Fiction Film, TV Movie, or Mini-Series

  • Aurora Buchanan, for Doctor Who: “Victimsight”
  • Dakota Fanning, for Push
  • Emma Watson, for Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince
  • Zoe Saldana, for Avatar
  • Zoe Saldana, for Star Trek

Best Science Fiction Film, TV Movie, or Mini-Series of 2009

  • Avatar
  • District 9
  • Moon
  • Star Trek
  • Watchmen

Best Technical Accomplishment in a 2009 Science Fiction Film or Television Production

  • Starz Animation, for the animation in 9
  • Weta Digital, for visual effects in Avatar
  • Stargate Studios, for visual effects in Defying Gravity
  • Image Engine, for the creature design in District 9
  • Michael Wilkinson, for costume design in Watchmen

Best Overall 2009 Science Fiction Film or Television Script

  • Being Erica – “Leo”, written by Jana Sinyor
  • Defying Gravity – “Kiss”, written by James Parriott
  • District 9, written by Neill Blomkamp & Terri Tatchell
  • FlashForward – “No More Good Days”, written by David S. Goyer & Brannon Braga
  • Stargate Universe – “Time”, written by Robert C. Cooper
  • Torchwood – “Children Of Earth: Day 1″, written by Russell T. Davies

Outstanding Canadian Contribution to Science Fiction Film or Television in 2009

  • Amanda Tapping – Producer & Actress for the series Sanctuary
  • Being Erica – Series produced in Canada
  • Bruce Greenwood – Actor in the film Star Trek
  • Damian Kindler – Producer & Writer for the series Sanctuary
  • Defying Gravity – Series produced in Canada
  • Robert J. Sawyer – Creative Consultant for the series FlashForward

Details on voter eligibility are available here. Ballots are available here. It costs $5 to vote, and the deadline is June 7th, 2010. The Constellation Awards winners will be announced on Saturday, July 17th, 2010 at the Polaris 24 Science Fiction Convention in Toronto.