Toronto, ON April 12, 2010 The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is proud to announce the winners of the 30th Annual Genie Awards.
Polytechnique (produced by Maxime Rémillard and Don Carmody) garnered nine awards, including Best Motion Picture, Achievement in Direction (Denis Villeneuve), Original Screenplay (Jacques Davidts), and Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role (Karine Vanasse). Other award winners include Joshua Jackson for Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (One Week), and Kari Skogland for Adapted Screenplay (Fifty Dead Men Walking). A total of 21 awards were presented at the Awards Gala held in Toronto, as well as the Academy Special Achievement Award (Mel Hoppenheim), the Claude Jutra Award (Xavier Dolan), and the Golden Reel Award (De père en flic / Father and Guns).
The awards show will be broadcast later tonight on Canwest-owned Independent Film Channel and webcast on CBC.ca at 9:00pm ET.
The show will be re-broadcast on Sunday May 9. Astral Media on TMN’s MFEST (9:00pm ET) and by Corus Entertainment on Movie Central (9:00pm PT).
30th Annual Genie Award Winners
BEST MOTION PICTURE / MEILLEUR FILM POLYTECHNIQUE – Maxime Rémillard, Don Carmody
ACHIEVEMENT IN ART DIRECTION/PRODUCTION DESIGN / MEILLEURE DIRECTION ARTISTIQUE EVE STEWART – Fifty Dead Men Walking
ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN / MEILLEURS COSTUMES ATUAT AKITTIRQ – Before Tomorrow
ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY / MEILLEURES IMAGES PIERRE GILL – Polytechnique
ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTION / MEILLEURE RÉALISATION DENIS VILLENEUVE – Polytechnique
ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING / MEILLEUR MONTAGE RICHARD COMEAU – Polytechnique
ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP / MEILLEURS MAQUILLAGES DJINA CARON, ANDRÉ DUVAL – Grande ourse: La clé des possibles / The Master Key
ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC – ORIGINAL SCORE / MEILLEURE MUSIQUE ORIGINALE NORMAND CORBEIL – Grande ourse: La clé des possibles / The Master Key
ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC – ORIGINAL SONG / MEILLEURE CHANSON ORIGINALE JOHN WELSMAN, CHERIE CAMP – NURSE.FIGHTER.BOY Oh Love
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE / INTERPRÉTATION MASCULINE DANS UN PREMIER RÔLE JOSHUA JACKSON – One Week
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE / INTERPRÉTATION MASCULINE DANS UN RÔLE DE SOUTIEN MAXIM GAUDETTE – Polytechnique
PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE / INTERPRÉTATION FÉMININE DANS UN PREMIER RÔLE KARINE VANASSE – Polytechnique
Be sure to watch the re broadcast of the 30th Annual Genie Awards by Astral Media on TMN’s MFEST (9:00pm ET) and by Corus Entertainment on Movie Central (9:00pm PT May 9th, 2010). A total of 21 awards were presented at the Awards Gala held in Toronto, April 12th, 2010 as well as the Academy Special Achievement Award (Mel Hoppenheim), the Claude Jutra Award (Xavier Dolan), and the Golden Reel Award.