History Winners 2001
Nov 292010

*BEST OF THE FESTIVAL* Sponsored by Morris Industries

*BEST COMEDY*

*BEST ART DIRECTION – SYLVAIN GINGRAS*

*BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY – SERGE LADOUCEUR*

*BEST DIRECTION – SYLVAIN GUY* Sponsored by Norman Jewison

*BEST SOUND – LOUIS DUPIRE/RICHARD LAVOIE*

“ZIE 37 STAGEN”

Producer: Marcel Giroux

Director: Sylvain Guy

Production Co.: GPA Films Inc.

437 LaFayette

Longueuil, QC

J4K 3A4

Ph.: (514) 674-4536 Fax: (514) 674-1379

This award winning comedy follows a political assassination, a tidal wave, a passage through Heaven and Hell and against the will of a vile actor, an apprentice terrorist and a doe-eyed secretary find love in an elevator.

*BEST EXPERIMENTAL*

*BEST EDITING - John Gurdebeke*

Sponsored by Studio Post

*BEST SCRIPT – William Hahn/Robert Huculak

Sponsored by SuperChannel

MERWINSVILLE

Producers: Robert Huculak/William Hahn

Director: William Hahn

Production Co.: North/South Pictures

440 Nairn Ave.

Winnipeg, MB

R2L 0X2

(204) 668-3448

A portrait of a European immigrant set in the great depression, who hopes the train will reunite him with his lost daughter.

*BEST EDUCATION/INSTRUCTIONAL*

Sponsored by SCN

*BEST VIDEOGRAPHY – Brian Johnson*

CAUGHT IN THE NET

Producers: Nathan Neumer/Lori Roth/George Johnson

Director: David Tennant

Production Co.: National Film Board of Canada

3155 Cote de Liesse

St. Laurent, QC

H4N 2N4

(514) 283-9805/06

When Adam meets Raven in an on-line discussion group, he thinks he’s met someone special – she’s got auburn hair, soft blue eyes and shares his tastes in ideas, music and books.

*BEST DOCUMENTARY OVER 30 MINUTES*

Sponsored by Arts & Entertainment

*WINNER OF THE NFB K. SHANNON AWARD OF $1000

THE ROAD TAKEN

Producer: Dale Phillips

Director: Selwyn Jacob

Production Co.: Selwyn Enterprises Inc.

959 Rice Road

Edmonton, AB

T6R 1B1

(403) 430-6029

An expansive portrait of blacks who worked as sleeping car porters on Canada’s major railroads from the early 1900’s through the 1960’s.

*BEST ANIMATION*

Sponsored by Playback

ERNIE’S IDEA

Producers: Svend-Erik Eriksen/Barbara Janes

Directors: Peter Vogler/Claire Maxwell

Production Co.: National Film Board of Canada

3155 Cote de Liesse

St. Laurent, QC

H4N 2N4

(514) 283-9805/06

Ernie’s Idea is a short animated film about a character, Ernie, who gets an idea and doesn’t know what to do with it. It however, knows what to do with him. Ernie comes to realize the importance of entertaining ideas, no matter if they are big or small, bright or stupid, because in the end, they are all Ernie’s ideas.

*BEST ARTS/ENTERTAINMENT*

Sponsored by Sask Power

A TALE OF TANGLEWOOD: PETER GRIMES REBORN

Producers: Daniel Iron/Jennifer Jonas

Director: Barbara Willis Sweete

Production Co.: Rhombus Media Inc.

489 King St. W., Ste. 102

Toronto, ON

M5V 1L3

(416) 971-7856

This weaves a tapestry that travels back and forth over the fifty years that separate the original performance of the opera in June of 1946 with the remounting of the opera in June of 1996. The film draws parallels between the two productions as they build in momentum and culminate with the sizzling performance.

*BEST CHILDREN’S PRODUCTION*

Sponsored by Shaw Children’s Programming Initiative

THE COMPOSERS’ SPECIALS ROSSINI’S GHOST

Producers: David Devine/Richard Mozer/Jan Oparty

Director: David Devine

Production Co.: Devine Productions Ltd.

2 Berkeley Street, Suite 504

Toronto, ON

M5A 2W3

(416) 264-2282

In a kitchen in Italy in 1862, little Reliana helps her grandmother, Rosalie make pasta sauce.

*COMMUNITY CABLE UNDER 60 MINUTES*

Sponsored by Life Network

JAMES & KEVIN SHOW #2-96

Producer: John Kennedy

Directors: Jack Hilkewich/John Kennedy

Production Co.: Cable Regina

2250 Park St.

Regina, SK

S4N 7K7

(306) 565-5366

James and Kevin wander through the community, interviewing local people, acting in comedy skits, commercial, and pop culture parody. It’s funny – really, really funny.

*BEST COMMERCIALS UNDER 2 MINUTES*

POSTER CHILD

Producer: Daniel Hill

Director: Drew Mullin

Production Co.: Paulus Productions

460 Palmerston Blvd.

Toronto, ON

M6G 2P1

(416) 534-8115

Child finds first PSA opens with a happy image – an angelica young girl sitting on her front porch, drawing. But loud, adult footsteps approach, and as she looks up to see who’s there, the girl’s face becomes one of thousands tacked to rows of telephone poles.

*DOCUMENTARY BY A BROADCASTER*

POLITICAL PULP

Producer: Howard Green

Exec. Producer: Joy Crysdale

Production Co.: CBC – Television

205 Wellington Street West

Toronto, ON

M5V 3G7

(416) 205-7533

Al Wong is an entrepreneur who gives his all to develop his dream: a process that turns straw into paper.

*BEST DOCUMENTARY UNDER 30 MINUTES*

NOWHERE ELSE TO LIVE

Producer/Director: Alan Handel

Production Co.: Alan Handel Productions

Inc.

3816 Marlowe Ave.

Montreal, QC

H4A 3M1

(514) 484-1979

Mexico City has grown from 1 million to 20 million in 40 years. The documentary is an intimate and dramatic look at 3 illegal squatters in Mexico City, where the most precious commodity is a place to live.

*BEST DRAMA*

THE HANGMAN’S BRIDE

Producer/Director: Naomi McCormack

Production Co.: Word of Mouth Productions

505 680 Queen’s Quay W.

Toronto, ON

M5V 2Y9

(416) 260-1711

This is a true-story of a condemned serving maid and a french soldier, who meet in 1751 in the prison of Montreal and against all odds, outwit both the gallows and the law.

*BEST INDUSTRIAL/PROMOTIONAL*

BONDING AND GROUNDING

Producer: Ted Edwards

Director: Howard Shaw

Production Co.: BC Tel Media Resources

Centre

4-3777 Kingsway

Burnaby, BC

V5H 3Z7

(604) 432-2691

This is a physical attachment of a wire from the telephone service (wires on the poles) to a grounding rod in order to divert electricity or lightening from entering a customers home.

*BEST MULTICULTURAL/RACE RELATIONS*

Sponsored by MCOS/YDMC

BORN HUTTERITE

Producer: Dale Phillips

Director: Bryan Smith

Production Co.: Black Hat Productions Inc.

11604 – 91 Street

Edmonton, AB

T5B 4B1

(403) 474-0884

Born Hutterite is to enjoy security from the cradle to the grave, and eternal salvation thereafter, so they say. But it is a world devoid of individual choices, a world where conformity is more important than thought, expression or spiritual exploration.

*BEST MUSIC VIDEO*

LEAHY – CALL TO DANCE

Producer: Alex Waring

Director: Andrew Watt

Production Co.: Comm.bat Films Inc.

55 Sudbury St.

Toronto, ON

M6J 3S7

(416) 588-4003

This is the debut music video for both Leahy and Director/D.O.P Andrew Watt. Leahy’s engaging talent is visually expressed in stylized performance that highlights fiddle and step dancing.

*BEST MULTIMEDIA*

PHYSICS 30 – NUCLEAR PHYSICS

Producer/Director: Chris Triffo

Production Co.: Forge Interactive Inc.

2352 Smith Street

Regina, SK

S4P 2P6

(306) 525-6361

Saskatchewan residences living abroad or in remote areas within the province or Canada and rely on Sask Education to provide a high quality educational program. This CD ROM is used extensively by the students of the correspondence school.

*BEST SCIENCE/NATURE*

Sponsored by Knowledge Network

TOUTATIS

Producer: Eric Michel

Director: Catherine Fol

Production Co.: National Film Board of Canada

3155 Cote de Liesse

St. Laurent, QC

H4N 2N4

(514) 283-9805/06

Respected astronomers remind us that we are transient inhabitants of a fragile planet.

*BEST INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY*

UNDER NEW YORK

Producer: Michael Haslund Christensen

Director: Jacob Thuesen

Production Co.: Atlas Film

Vermundsgade 40

DK-2100 Copenhagen O

Denmark

(45) 3929 4060

John Diresta is a NYPD cop working in the Subway and he hates his job.

*BRUCE LEITL for BEST MUSIC*

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