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Canadian Genie Nominations Announced

Canadian Genie Nominations Announced

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The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has announced the nominations
for Canada's equivalent to Oscar, the 18th Annual Genie Awards. The awards
ceremony will take place December 14th in Toronto and aired the next day on
Canada's Bravo! channel. Also announced were the nominations for the
Claude Jutra Award, honoring talented new filmmakers.


Some of the nominations are as follows:


BEST MOTION PICTURE:

"Cosmos" - Roger Frappier, p.

"Karmina" - Nicole Robert, p.

"Kissed" - Dean English, Lynne Stopkewich, p.

"The Hanging Garden" - Louise Garfield, Thom Fitzgerald, Arnie Gelbart, p.

"The Sweet Hereafter" - Camelia Frieberg, Atom Egoyan, p.


ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTION:

Atom Egoyan - "The Sweet Hereafter"

Thom Fitzgerald - "The Hanging Garden"

Andre Forcier - "La Comtesse de Baton Rouge"

Gabriel Pelletier - "Karmina"

Lynne Stopkewich - "Kissed"


CLAUDE JUTRA AWARD:

Thom Fitzgerald - "The Hanging Garden"

Bernar Hebert - "Night Of The Flood/La Nuit Du Deluge"

Pierre Herbert - "La Plante Humaine"

Michael McNamara - "The Cockroach That Ate Cincinatti"

Colleen Murphy - "Shoemaker"

Lynne Stopkewich - "Kissed"


BEST SCREENPLAY:

Ann Burke, Andree Pelletier, Gabriel Pelletier, Yves Pelletier - "Karmina"

Lynne Stopkewich, Angus Fraser - "Kissed"

Andre Forcier - "La Comtesse de Baton Rouge"

Thom Fitzgerald - "The Hanging Garden"

Atom Egoyan - "The Sweet Hereafter"


PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE:

Robin Aubert - "La Comtesse de Baton Rouge"

Bruce Greenwood - "The Sweet Hereafter"

Ian Holm - "The Sweet Hereafter"

Peter Outerbridge - "Kissed"

Alan Williams - "The Cockroach That Ate Cincinatti"


PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE:

Isabelle Cyr - "Karmina"

Molly Parker - "Kissed"

Sarah Polley - "The Sweet Hereafter"

Gabrielle Rose - "The Sweet Hereafter"

Alberta Watson - "Shoemaker"


PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE:

France Castel - "Karmina"

France Castel - "La Comtesse de Baton Rouge"

Kerry Fox - "The Hanging Garden"

Seana Mckenna - "The Hanging Garden"

Joan Orenstein - "The Hanging Garden"


PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE:

Frederic Desager - "La Comtesse de Baton Rouge"

Hardee T. Lineham - "Shoemaker"

Peter Macneill - "The Hanging Garden"

Tom McCamus - "The Sweet Hereafter"


ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY:

Eric Cayla - "Karmina"

Serge Ladouceur - "Night Of The Flood/La Nuit Du Deluge"

Gregory Middleton - "Kissed"

Paul Sarossy - "The Sweet Hereafter"

Andre Turpin - "Cosmos"


ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING:

Pia Di Ciaula - "Intimate Relations"

Gaetan Huot - "Karmina"

Richard Comeau - "La Comtesse de Baton Rouge"

Susan Shanks - "The Hanging Garden"

Susan Shipton - "The Sweet Hereafter"


BEST FEATURE LENGTH DOCUMENTARY:

"Drowning In Dreams" - Michael Allder, p; Tim Southam, d.

"Erotica (A Journey Into Female Sexuality)" - Julia Sereny, p; Maya Gallus, d.
Tu as crie;

"Let Me Go" - Paul Lapointe, p; Joanne Carriere, p; Anne-Claire
Poirier, d.


BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY:

"Forgotten Warriors" - Carol Geddes, p; Michael Doxtater, p; Jerry
Krepakevich, p; Loretta Todd, d.

"Shooting Indians: A Journey With Jeffrey Thomas" - Ali Kazimi, p/d.

"Unveiled: The Mother/Daughter Relationship" - Janis Lundman, p. Maureen
Judge, p/d.


BEST ANIMATED SHORT:

"A L'ombre/Under The Weather" - Yves LeDuc, p; Pierre Hebert, p; Tali, d.

"Dinner For Two" - Barrie Angus McLean, p; Janet Perlman, d.

"The Old Lady And The Pigeons" - Bernard Lajoie, p; Didier Brunner, p;
Sylvain Chomet, d.


BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT DRAMA:

"Elevated" - Vincenzo Natali, d. Steve Hoban, p; Vanessa C. Laufer, p.

"Ssshhh..."- Scott Smith, d; Sarah James Overton, p; Helen Du Toit, p.

"The Hangman's Bride"THE HANGMAN'S BRIDE - Naomi McCormack, p/d.

"Zie 37 Stagen" - Marcel Giroux, p. Sylvain Guy, d.

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