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Genie Award Nominations

Posted: 03/27/10    Categories: Cultural Events, Film Events, Film Festivals, Film Screenings, Film Stills, Genie Awards, Vancouver actors


The nominations for the 30th Annual Genie Awards were announced this month by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television at a press conference in Toronto hosted by Gordon Pinsent (three time Genie Award winner) and Tatiana Maslany (Special Jury Prize, Sundance 2010 – Grown Up Movie Star). Leading the pack with 11 nominations is Polytechnique, including nods for Best Motion Picture and Best Direction. Following closely behind are NURSE. FIGHTER. BOY (ten nominations), Before Tomorrow (nine nominations), Grand Ourse: La cle des possibles/The Master Key (eight nominations) and Fifty Dead Men Walking (seven nominations).

“This years nominations reflect a national cinema that is courageous in it s storytelling.” says Sara Morton, CEO of the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. “They are films created from the wealth of cultures, communities and historical moments that make up the Canadian identity. As the Genie Awards celebrates its 30th anniversary, these nominees will remind us of why it is as important as ever to celebrate and cherish the best of Canadian film.”

Charles Officer and Selwyn Jacob

Charles Officer and Sara Morton

Tantoo Cardinal, Peter Leitch, Sara Morton

Chad Willett and Sonja Bennett

Terry McKeown and Ben Mink

Gabrielle Rose and Tantoo Cardinal

Garry Chalk and Karen Robyn

Scott Weber, Stephen Adams and Lorne Wright

Stephen Hegyes

Jim Finn

Terry Mc Evoy

Sonja Bennett

Clare Contini and Sara Morton

Ben Mink

Gabrielle Rose

Mayor Gregor Robertson

Mayor Gregor Robertson

Charles Officer

Stephen Hegyes

Paul Armstrong and Ryan Catherwood

Jim Finn, Pamela Finn, paul Quinn and Clare Contini

Daniel Ingram, Stephanie Swedlove and Jeff Chiba Stearns

Leslie Wooton Tom Adair and Colleen Nystedt

Tantoo Cardinal

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