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BEST OF FESTIVAL sponsored by Morris Industries BEST DOCUMENTARY OVER 30 MINUTES sponsored by Arts & Entertainment BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC UTSHIMASSITS: PLACE OF THE BOSS Director: John Walker Producer: John Walker / Mike Mahoney / Peter D'Entremont Music Director: Guy Trépanier & Kashtin Production Co: John Walker Productions Ltd. / Triad Productions in co-production with NFB 31655 Cote de Liesse St. Laurent, PQ H4N 2N4 Phone: (514) 283-9806 Fax: (514) 496-1895 This award winning documentary depicts one of the last hunter- gatherers pressured by church and state to give up their nomadic life and settle in Davis Inlet, Labrador. James Cameron for BEST ART DIRECTION sponsored by International Tele-Film Mark & Stephanie Morgenstern for BEST DIRECTION sponsored by Norman Jewison Stephanie Morgenstern for BEST SCRIPT WINNER OF THE SUPERCHANNEL SCRIPT DEVELOPMENT OF $ 1,000 CURTAINS Producer: Mark / Stephanie Morgenstern Director: Mark / Stephanie Morgenstern Production Co: Ewola Cinema 333 Kensington Ave. Montreal, PQ H3Z 2H2 Phone: (514) 937-5285 She will never forget the very first night. The racing pulse. The trembling hands. The faces flushed with breathless passion. And that was just the play ... a story of the gradual loss of the magic in both love and theatrical productions. BEST DOCUMENTARY UNDER 30 MINUTES Jason Gatt for BEST EDITING sponsored by Studio Post ANIMAL CRACKERS Director: Joshua Chaiton Producer: Joshua Chaiton Production Co: Reel Images 211 Hillhorst Blvd. Toronto, ON M5N 1P3 Phone: (416) 782-3456 This is a wacky but true documentary of a vet, a bizarre collection of animal owners and their pets. BEST EDUCATIONAL / INSTRUCTIONAL sponsored by SCN WINNER OF THE SCN ELIZABETH LOWRY AWARD OF $ 500 THE BUTTERFLY COLLECTORS Director: Joel Stewart Producer: Joel Stewart Production Co: Vicom Multimedia Inc. #200, 838 - 11th Ave. S.W. Calgary, AB T2R 0E5 Phone: (403) 264-3950 A program intended for fund-raising on behalf of Street Teams of Calgary. The Butterfly Collectors tells the true stories of two girls and their indoctrination into a life of prostitution. BEST OF SASKATCHEWAN sponsored by Saskfilm BEST SOUND - Rob Bryanton / Jim Folk / Warren St. Onge / Steve Hasiak / Hal Schrenk TALKER Producer: Lloyd Martell Director: Rob King Production Co: Lloyd Martell Productions 1212A Winnipeg St. Regina, SK S4R 1J6 Phone: (306) 359-7618 All he wants to do is get a word in edgewise. But when a frustrated and beleaguered cab driver answers an advertisement for "TALKER REQUIRED", he finds himself the victim of a bizarre psychiatric experiment. BEST DOCUMENTARY BY A BROADCASTER WINNER OF THE ANTOINETTE (NETTIE) KRYSKI AWARD OF $ 500 THE FIFTH ESTATE: "THROWAWAY CITIZENS" Director: Margaret Slaght Producer: Margaret Slaght Production Co: Canadian Broadcasting Corp. 205 Wellington St. W. Toronto, ON M5V 3G7 Phone: (416) 205-6672 Throwaway citizens revisits a dark chapter in Canadian history and reveals for the first time that thousands of Japanese Canadians were coerced by Mackenzie King's government in to agreeing to be deported to Japan. Those who went faced enormous hardship in a war-torn and hostile Japan. BEST INDUSTRIAL / PROMOTIONAL Craig Wrobleski for BEST VIDEOGRAPHY sponsored by Fuji THE MIGHTY BAR U Producer: Carolyn McMaster / Bridget Durnford Director: Scott McEwan Production Co: Post Place Inc. #401 - 1228 Kensington Rd., N.W. Calgary, AB T2N 4P9 Phone: (403) 777-4760 Visually rich, stunning in its blending of live footage and historical pictures, "The Might Bar U" weaves together story and images to portray the rich and vibrant history of Alberta ranchers whose roots run as deep as the prairie grasses shimmering in the golden sunset. WINNER OF THE NATIONAL FILM BOARD KATHLEEN SHANNON AWARD OF $ 500 SCENES FROM A CORNER STORE Producer: Sun-Kyung Yi Director; Sun-Kyung Yi Production Co: Sleeping Giant Productions 151 John St., Ste. 511 Toronto, ON M5V 2T2 Phone: (416) 351-9240 An intimate look into the lives of three Korean-Canadian sisters who search for their own identities and values as they struggle between the traditions & expectations of their parents and the modern world of their Canadian peers. Jacek Strek for BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY sponsored by Fuji FALCONRY Producer: Paul Cadieux Director: Jacek Strek Production Co: Ivory Tower Studio 3746 Oliver Rd. Port Coquitlam, BC V3P 1B7 Phone: (604) 945-4543 The film tells a story of a relationship between man and bird. BEST DRAMA OVER 30 MINUTES L'AFFAIRE NOGARET Producer: Vincent Gabriele / Pierre Nadeau Director: Johanne Prégent Production Co: Prod. Sovimage / Prod. Sagittaire 1035 Laurier Ouest-ler étage Outremont, PQ H2V 2L1 Phone: (514) 277-8910 In 1931 the body of a 7-year-old girl is found in a cave of the Roussin Academy. She had been raped. Everything seems to indicate that Father Albert Nogaret is the murderer. This crime, rare in its time, deeply horrified the Quebec society. BEST DRAMA UNDER 30 MINUTES DERNIER APPEL Producer: Marie-Andrée Vinet Director: Régent Bourque Production Co: Publivision Inc. 1975 Falardeau, bureau 320 Montreal, PQ H2K 2L9 Phone: (514) 527-6091 BEST EXPERIMENTAL STANDING STILL Producer: Catherine Quinn Director: Catherine Quinn Production Co: Catherine Quinn 2856 Yale Street Vancouver, BC V5K 1C6 Phone: (604) 258-9320 Catherine Quinn set out to make a film about four ordinary elderly women reflecting on their lives. She soon discovered that no woman is ordinary, that every personal history is rich and filled with lessons. BEST MULTICULTURAL / RACE RELATIONS THE MIND OF A CHILD Producer: Gary Marcuse Director: Gary Marcuse Production Co: Face to Face Media 1818 Grant St. Vancouver, BC V5L 2S8 Phone: (604) 251-1800 A dramatic and moving documentary about aboriginal, African American and Jewish children traumatized by racism, poverty and violence, and the teachers who are working with them. Filmed in Vancouver, Jerusalem and Washington, D.C. Featuring the successful work of Vancouver First Nation educator Lorna Williams. BEST MUSIC VIDEO GOOD MOTHER Producer: Braun Farnon Director: Jeth Weinrich Production Co: Red Motel Pictures 801 - 17th Ave. SW Calgary, AB T2T 0A1 Phone: (403) 541-0151 BEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS LE FILET VIDE Producer: Richard Elson Director: Alain Belhumeur Production Co: Imageries Ltée 377 Sherbrooke Quest #502 Montreal, PQ H3A 1B5 Phone: (514) 849-7888 Fishermen without nets, victims of the crisis in the Atlantic ground fishery ... The ocean which sustained them for centuries is now a desert. The Empty Net underscores several of the main factors implicated in the complex collapse of the northern cod stocks and shows the human tragedy of the residents of the hundreds of coastal villages faced with the consequences of this disaster. BEST SCIENCE / NATURE SECRETS OF THE CHOCO Producer: Ian McLaren Director: Ian McLaren Production Co: Productions Gran Nord Inc. 1600 Ave. De. Lormier, Suite 391 Montreal, PQ H2K 3W5 Phone: (514) 521-7433 The Biogeographical Choco, the wet tropical Pacific coast of Columbia, is one of the least known and least spoiled natural rainforests left on the planet. But large-scale development plans and the impending completion of the Pan-American Highway threaten the future of this tropical paradise. Randy Houston for BEST PERFORMANCE THE FEELER Producer: Elizabeth Yake Director: Colleen Murphy Production Co: Canadian Film Center 2489 Bayview Ave. Toronto, ON M2L 1A8 Phone: (416) 445-1446 A story about fear and longing. Danny is blind and isolated. His relationship with an inflatable sex doll is interrupted when a woman comes to read to him. BEST ANIMATION THE SANDBOX Producer: Marilyn A. Belec Director: Jodee Samuelson Production Co: National Film Board of Canada 3155 Cote de Liesse St. Laurent, PQ H4N 2N4 Phone: (514) 283-9806 The Sandbox is a delightful 12-minute environmental tale for young children using richly colorful traditional cell animation. A boy and a girl build a world in their sandbox which, like art, imitates life. BEST ARTS / ENTERTAINMENT sponsored by Saskpower JOE Producer: Jean-Pierre Perreault Director: Bernard Picard Production Co: Société Radio-Canada 1400 Est, Boul. 17e étage Montreal, PQ H3L 2M2 Phone: (514) 597-4381 Joe transforms a work of art without music into a gigantic percussion instrument. The dancers, wearing knitted jackets, old hats and heavy black boots, create sounds by the subtle game of the rubbing and the hammering of their footsteps on the ground. BEST CHILDREN'S PRODUCTION sponsored by Shaw Children's Programming Initiative THE RELUCTANT DECKHAND Producer: George Johnson Director: Jan Padgett Production Co: National Film Board of Canada Pacific Centre #300 - 1045 Howe St. Vancouver, BC V6Z 2B1 Phone: (604) 666-3838 Wonderful adventures, unexpected pleasures and challenges await 10-year-old Tess as she joins her mother on the (Henry Bay) for a summer's fishing off BC's west coast. Tess learns to be a resourceful fisher, a responsible partner and a good companion. BEST COMEDY ROYAL CANADIAN AIR FARCE Producer: Roger Abbott / Don Ferguson Director: Perry Rosemond Production Co: Canadian Broadcasting Corp. P.O. Box 500, Stn. A Toronto, ON M5W 1E6 Phone: (416) 205-5633 Crooning to the cutbacks with Ontario Premier Mike Harris; Jock McBile explains the air bus kickback scandal; Quen Elizabeth and her mom rebut the Princess "Dia" tribe; and coureurs de bois paddle boat and peddle beer. BEST COMMUNITY CABLE UNDER 60 MINUTES sponsored by Life Network SLIPPERY Producer: Christopher Doty Director: Christopher Doty Production Co: Rogers Community 13 London 800 York St. London, ON N6A 5B1 Phone: (519) 675-1313 In June of 1958 Slippery the sea lion created an international incident when he escaped from a Canadian theme park and swam over 400 miles through the Great Lakes in an attempt to return to the Pacific Ocean. BEST COMMERCIAL (UNDER 2 MINUTES) ALTERED STATES (FAST CUTS) Producer: Michelle Dunn Production Co: TMN: The Movie Network 181 Bay St. Suite 100 Toronto, ON M5J 2T3 Phone: (416) 956-2010 By playing our on-air personality into scenes from actual movies and by having him interact with various celebrities, Fast Cuts/Altered States readily brings home TMN's identity as the place to go for movies. SPECIAL JURY AWARDS sponsored by The Yorkton Rotary Club IN MY OWN TIME - "A DIARY OF A CANCER PATIENT" Producer: Jerry Krepekevich / Graydon McCrea / Joe Viszmeg Director: Joe Viszmeg Production Co: National Film Board of Canada 3155 Cote de Liesse St. Laurent, PQ H4N 2N4 Phone: (514) 496-1895 In the summer of 1991, Edmonton filmmaker Joseph Viszmeg was diagnosed with a rare variety of cancer that was quickly spreading to other organs. Doctors did not expect him to live a year at best. Four years later, this film is Viszmeg's testimony to the power of love and hope. THE ROAD TO RAE Producer: Anne Lynagh Director: Sherry Antonishen Production Co: Line Out Production Box 1602 Yellowknife, NT X1A 2P2 Phone: (403) 873-1808 The Road to Rae has got to be the shortest road movie to pack it all in! Great music, beautiful scenery and at least one driving stunt! GREENTIDE Producer: Steven Wendland Director: Steven Wendland Production Co: Steven Wendland & Simon Fraser University #746 - 1979 Marine Dr. North Vancouver, BC V7P 3G1 Phone: (604) 980-0840 A young boy is anxious for his birthday, which awaits him the following day. However, instead of waiting, he sneaks a look at his gift and perhaps, a few other things. DOUGLAS COUPLAND CLOSE PERSONAL FRIEND Producer: Jennifer Cowan Director: Jennifer Cowan Production Co: Planet-X Publishing Inc. 489 King St. W., Suite 102 Toronto, ON M5V 1L3 Phone: (416) 971-7856 Douglas Coupland Close Personal Friend is a 30 minute filmed discussion with author Douglas Coupland about life, time and memory. It is a survey of the late 20th century using personal and corporate imagery and original graphics. WORKS, "BRICKS" Producer: Jenipher Ritchie Production Co: Salter Street Films Ltd. 2507 Brunswick St. Halifax, NS B3K 2Z5 Phone: (902) 420-1577 The world of Works is the real world of dirt, sloshing water, grinding wheels, clanking machinery, wet concrete and smelly farm animals. It is the world of harsh, simple, intriguing physical reality; the workings of the material and the concrete. BOYS WILL BE BOYS Producer: Maureen Palmer Director: Maureen Palmer Production Co: CBC - Alberta 8861 - 75th St. Edmonton, AB T6C 4G8 Phone: (403) 468-7500 If you called the woman who worked next to you a bitch, slut or whore, you'd be fired. But if you're a boy in junior high you can get away with calling your female classmates this and worse. How did such behavior become part of everyday life at school, why do girls tolerate it & what's being done about it.
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