Golden Screen Award (Canada)

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The Golden Screen Award, formerly known as the Golden Reel Award, is a Canadian film award, presented to the Canadian film with the biggest box office gross of the year.[1] The Canadian Motion Picture Distributors Association introduced this award in 1976 as part of the Canadian Film Awards until 1979.[2] The Golden Reel became part of the Genie Awards ceremonies in 1980, and is currently part of the Canadian Screen Awards.[1] It was renamed from Golden Reel to Golden Screen as of the 3rd Canadian Screen Awards in 2015.

As the economics of Canadian film production mean that the year's top-grossing Canadian film is often a francophone film from Quebec, the award often — although not always — goes to the same film as the Billet d'or (Golden Ticket), which is presented by the Jutra Awards to the top-grossing film from Quebec.

In 2015, the Academy also introduced Golden Screen Awards for fiction and reality television, to honour the highest-rated Canadian television shows in each category.