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Genie Awards (Prix Genie) 2011: Winners: INCENDIES, BARNEY’S VERSION

Lubna Azabal, Incendies

Incendies, Barney’s Version, and the other winners of the 2011 Genie Awards (Prix Genie) have been announced. The 31st Annual Genie Awards were held by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television and are handed out to recognize the best of Canadian cinema. The Genie Awards were “broadcast live from the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on CBC, the awards presentation was hosted by the legendary William Shatner and featured musical performances from Melissa Etheridge, Serena Ryder, Johnny Reid, and Karkwa.” The full listing of  the 2011 Genie Awards (Prix Genie) winners is below.

Best Motion Picture
Incendies – Luc Déry, Kim McCraw

Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role
Paul Giamatti – Barney’s Version

Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role
Dustin Hoffman – Barney’s Version

Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Lubna Azabal – Incendies

Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Minnie Driver – Barney’s Version

Achievement in Direction
Denis Villeneuve – Incendies

Adapted Screenplay

Denis Villeneuve – Incendies

Original Screenplay

Jacob Tierney – The Trotsky

Best Documentary

Last Train Home – Lixin Fan, Mila Aung-Thwin, Daniel Cross

Achievement in Art Direction

Claude Paré, Elise de Blois – Barney’s Version

Achievement in Cinematography
André Turpin – Incendies

Achievement in Costume Design

Nicoletta Massone – Barney’s Version

Achievement in Editing
Monique Dartonne – Incendies

Achievement in Make-up
Adrien Morot, Micheline Trépanier – Barney’s Version

Achievement in Music – Original Score
Pasquale Catalano – Barney’s Version

Achievement in Music – Original Song
Mary Milne – The Trotsky – “Already Gone”

Achievement in Overall Sound
Jean Umansky, Jean-Pierre Laforce – Incendies

Achievement in Sound Editing
Sylvain Bellemare, Simon Meilleur, Claire Pochon – Incendies

Best Live Action Short Drama
Savage – Lisa Jackson, Lauren Grant, Lori Lozinski

Best Animated Short
Lipsett Diaries
– Theodore Ushev, Marc Bertrand

User’s Choice Award
Jay Baruchel

Claude Jutra Award
Jephté Bastien – Sortie 67
Honourable mention: Peter Stebbings – Defendor

Golden Reel Award
Resident Evil: Afterlife

Producers: Don Carmody, Jeremy Bolt, Robert Kulzer,
Distributor: Alliance Films
Total Canadian box office in 2010 – $7,026,559

Source: Chinokino

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