CAUTION: May Contain Nuts Wins Three Awards at the Rosies

CAUTION: May Contain Nuts Wins Three Awards at the Rosies

Mosaic took home Rosie Awards for Best Editor, Best Art Direction and Best Makeup

EDMONTON, May 14, 2012— Mosaic Entertainment has returned to Edmonton with three Rosies in hand from the Alberta Film and Television Awards in Calgary this weekend. CAUTION:May Contain Nuts took home awards for three craft categories: Myron Hyrak for Best Production Designer, Prudence Olenik for Best Make-up Artist, and Sarah Taylor for Best Editor. This was the third season of the acclaimed original series CAUTION: May Contain Nuts, a sketch comedy show written, produced and edited entirely by local Edmonton crew.

Executive Producer, Camille Beaudoin was ecstatic after the wins. “We have such an incredible crew and we’re so happy that they were recognized among such distinguished fellow finalists.  We’ve been nominated for Geminis, Canadian Comedy Awards, and even the international Banff Rockies, but it really feels special to be recognized in our home province of Alberta.”

The Alberta Media Production Industry Association held the 38th annual Rosie Awards at the Hyatt in Calgary this Saturday night. Edmonton productions were well represented at the awards including CAUTION: May Contain Nuts and E-Town by Mosaic Entertainment were both nominated for Best Dramatic Series alongside Edmonton production Blackstone, and Calgary productions Heartland and Hell on Wheels. CAUTION: May Contain Nuts garnered the most nominations of any production with 12 nods for its third season with APTN: Best Dramatic Series, Best Digital Cross Platform Production, Best Production Reflecting Cultural Diversity, Best Director, Best Performance by an Alberta Actress, Best Screenwriter, Best Cinematographer, Best Editor, Best Original Music Score, Best Production Designer/Art Direction, Best Costume Designer, and Best Make-up Artist.

Created and produced by Mosaic Entertainment, CAUTION: May Contain Nuts is jam packed with sketches that jump from the wild west to space, from farce to parody to musical comedy all at a break neck pace.  The nominated and winning episodes have a range of hilarious sketches including a door to door visit from the Jedi Witnesses, a wizard battling a drug problem, and a special song about the love certain men have for big trucks.

Season Three of CAUTION was shot in Edmonton in late May 2011 and debuted on APTN in January 2012. This season features Oscar-nominated special guest star Graham Greene(Dances With Wolves, North of 60) who appears in a Nuts spoof of the entrepreneur reality show Dragon’s Den, also television star Adam Beach(Combat Hospital, Arctic Air) as well as Shaun Johnston(Heartland).  These three amazing actors have joined the ranks of CAUTION’S growing guest star list that includes such celebrities as Joe Flaherty (SCTV, Happy Gilmore), Tyson Houseman (The Twilight Saga), and the late great Gordon Tootosis (North of 60, Legends of the Fall).

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