Genie Awards
Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television
29th Annual Awards

The Gala Ceremony was hosted for the first time
 in Canada's Capital Region at the Canadian Aviation Museum


Dave Foley
Awards Host

Photo of Lois by Bill Blackstone
©Photos by Lois Siegel
Capital Style Magazine

The Genie Awards
Red Carpet

Dave Foley

Kristin Booth
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Young People Fucking

Mountie and Gordon Pinsent

Gordon Pinsent

 Niv Fichman, Producer Passchendaele
Best Motion Picture and The Golden Reel Award

Sarah Polley, Actress, Singer, Director, Screenwriter

Natar Ungalaaq, The Necessities of Life, Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role

Callum Keith Rennie
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
The Honourable Madeleine Meilleur
Minister of Community and Social Services
Minister Responsible for Francophone Affairs
Gordon Pinsent

Sara Morton, President Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television
Ron Cohen, Chair, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television

Wendy Crewson, Actress

John McCarthy
Achievement in Music - Original Score
The Stone Angel
with his sister Sheila McCarthy, Actress

George Stroumboulopoulos, The Hour, CBC
with Entertainment Tonight's Natasha Gargiulo

Gordon Pinsent and Sheila McCarthy

Cast Amal

Kevin Newman, Journalist, Global National
 on Entertainment Tonight

Carol Spier
Achievement in Art Direction/Production Design

Janice Blackie-Goodine

Claude Cloutier
Best Animated Short
Sleeping Beauty
National Film Board of Canada

Mimi Surada, Entrepreneur
Kenneth Malone, Byblos, Stylist

Matt Cameron and Trevor Boris, Stand-up Comedian

Dave Foley Battles the Red Carpet

David Novek, AV Trust President & Novek Communications

Photo by Jean-Marc Carisse
Photographer Lois Siegel and Gordon Pinsent

Canadian Museum of Civilization
Opening Reception
Gatineau, Quebec

 Yung Chang, Up the Yangtze, Best Documentary
Natar Ungalaaq

Jean-Francois Fay, Germain Wong, Yung Chang, John Christou
Up the Yangtze
Best Documentary
National Film Board of Canada

Burundi Dancers
East Africa
Remesha Drums
 is a percussion ensemble originally from Burundi,
  based in Ottawa since 2001.
The members of Remesha drums have been playing Ingoma Drums
 since they were young boys.

Kristin Booth

Paul Gratton, Chair, Board of Directors, Canadian Television Fund
 Niv Fichman, Producer Passchendaele
Best Motion Picture and The Golden Reel Award
Kevin Tierney, Producer Bon Cop, Bad Cop

Ted East, President, Canadian Association of Film Distributors & Exporters
Kevin Tierney
 Michel Arcand, Film Editor,
Léolo, Un Zoo La Nuit, directed by Jean-Claude Lauzon
 Francis Damberger, Producer "Passchendaele,"  Best Motion Picture and The Golden Reel Award

Kevin Tierney
Danièle Gauthier, Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television
Administration and Special Projects
Niv Fichman
Max Berdowski
Executive Director, Canadian Screen Training Centre

Burundi Dancers

Danièle Gauthier
Bruno Gatien, Cruising Bar 2
Makeup Effects
Special Award for Outstanding Achievement in Makeup Design

Mimi Wongwinyuchon
Kenneth Malone

Roch Brunette, General Manager, The Ottawa-Gatineau Film and Television Development Corporation
Yves Fortin, Thalie Productions, Quebec City

Photographer Jean-Marc Carisse
Harvey Glatt
 Founder of CHEZ-FM

Photographer Victor Turco

Burundi Dancers

Harvey Glatt

Ottawa Mayor Larry O'Brien with his wife Colleen McBride
Gowlings Lawyer Jacques Shore and his daughter Amanda

Mercury Lounge

Julie Tamara and Cinematographer Pierre Gill

Harvey Glatt
Kate Mensour, Mensour Agency

Caitlin Delaney, Assistant to Firdaus Kharas
Tom Shoebridge, Founder, Canadian Screen Training Centre
Firdaus Kharas

Ottawa À La Carte
Culinary Event
National Arts Centre
Reception for Media

Ottawa Tourism and Savour Ottawa


Caroline Ishii, Chef

BBQ Seitan Sandwich
Art is in Bakery, Heritage Brewery, Stanley's Farm
Ray & Gerrie's Gourmet
Bryson Farms
Certified Organic Heirloom Vegetables
Shawville, Quebec

National Arts Centre

Pulled Cedar Smoked Duck Confit

Photo by Chris Mikula, The Ottawa Citizen
Mariposa Farm
Just East of Ottawa
Plantagenet, Ontario

Champignons Le Coprin
Farrellton, Quebec

Michael Blackie, Executive Chef


Sustainable Caviar Creamsicle

 Elk Ranch Tartare with Bekings Egg Yoke Ribbons
& Mustard by Daniel

Marc Lepine

Perspectives Restaurant
Brookstreet Hotel

Cold Presses Short Ribs
O'Brien Farms

Clifford Lyness

Ottawa Rocks

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