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2008 Genie Award Winners Announced by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television

March 3rd, 2008

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Another spectacular year for the Canadian film industry was celebrated tonight at the 28th Annual Genie Awards.  The star-studded event was held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and broadcast on the E! Television Network and IFC.  

The two big winners of the evening were Away from Her and Eastern Promises.  Away From Her received 7 awards including Best Motion Picture and the Claude Jutra Award (announced previously) while Eastern Promises’ 7 awards included Original Screenplay and Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

 2008 Genie Award Winners

BEST MOTION PICTUREMEILLEUR FILM
AWAY FROM HER - Daniel Iron, Simone Urdl, Jennifer Weiss

ACHIEVEMENT IN ART DIRECTION/PRODUCTION DESIGNMEILLEURE DIRECTION ARTISTIQUE
ROB GRAY, JAMES WILLCOCK - FIDO

ACHIEVEMENT IN COSTUME DESIGN
MEILLEURS COSTUMES

CARLO POGGIOLI, KAZUKO KUROSAWA - Silk

ACHIEVEMENT IN CINEMATOGRAPHY
MEILLEURES IMAGES

PETER SUSCHITZKY - Eastern Promises

ACHIEVEMENT IN DIRECTION
MEILLEURE RÉALISATION

SARAH POLLEY - Away From Her

ACHIEVEMENT IN EDITING
MEILLEUR MONTAGE

RONALD SANDERS - Eastern Promises

ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC - ORIGINAL SCORE
MEILLEURE MUSIQUE ORIGINALE
HOWARD SHORE - Eastern Promises

ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSIC - ORIGINAL SONG
MEILLEURE CHANSON ORIGINALE

VALANGA KHOZA, DAVID HIRSCHFELDER - Shake Hands With the Devil - Kaya

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE
INTERPRÉTATION MASCULINE DANS UN PREMIER RÔLE
GORDON PINSENT - Away From Her

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
INTERPRÉTATION MASCULINE DANS UN RÔLE DE SOUTIEN
ARMIN MUELLER-STAHL - Eastern Promises

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE
INTERPRÉTATION FÉMININE DANS UN PREMIER RÔLE
JULIE CHRISTIE - Away From Her

PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
INTERPRÉTATION FÉMININE DANS UN RÔLE DE SOUTIEN
KRISTEN THOMSON - Away From Her A

CHIEVEMENT IN OVERALL SOUND
MEILLEUR SON D’ENSEMBLE
STUART WILSON, CHRISTIAN COOKE, OREST SUSHKO, MARK ZSIFKOVITS - Eastern Promises

ACHIEVEMENT IN SOUND EDITING
MEILLEUR MONTAGE SONORE
WAYNE GRIFFIN, ROBERT BERTOLA, TONY CURRIE, GORO KOYAMA, MICHAEL O’FARRELL - Eastern Promises

ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY
MEILLEUR SCÉNARIO

STEVE KNIGHT - Eastern Promises

ADAPTED SCREENPLAY
MEILLEURE ADAPTATION
SARAH POLLEY - Away From Her

BEST DOCUMENTARY
MEILLEUR DOCUMENTAIRE

RADIANT CITY - Gary Burns, Jim Brown, Bonnie Thompson, Shirley Vercruysse

BEST LIVE ACTION SHORT DRAMA
MEILLEUR COURT MÉTRAGE DRAMATIQUE

APRÈS TOUT - Alexis Fortier Gauthier, Élaine Hébert

BEST ANIMATED SHORT
MEILLEUR COURT MÉTRAGE D’ANIMATION
MADAME TUTLI-PUTLI - Maciek Szczerbowski, Chris Lavis, Marcy Page

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