FanTrust Clients Shine at the 2011 Gemini Awards
FanTrust congratulates our winning clients who took home some serious hardware this week from the 26th Annual Gemini Awards.
- Call Me Fitz, produced and distributed by eOne Television International, walked away with six Gemini’s for Best Sound and Best Picture Editing in a Comedy, Variety or Performing Arts Program or Series, Best Writing in a Comedy or Variety Program or Series, Best Performance by an Actress and Actor in a Featured Supporting Role or Guest Role in a Comedic Series and Best Direction in a Comedy Program or Series.
- “The Phantom of Crowley High”, a musical episode from the first season of Todd & The Book of Pure Evil, produced by Frantic Films, Corvid Pictures and Aircraft Pictures, and distributed by eOne Television International, received the Gemini for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series, in what the Toronto Star called one of the biggest surprises of night.
- The season finale of Ice Pilots NWT, “Arnie Calls It” received a Gemini for Best Original Music for a Lifestyle/Practical Information or Reality Program or Series and the Season 2 episode “Under Pressure”, was given the nod for Best Photography in an Information Program or Series.
- Debt Do Us Part, distributed by PictureBox, picked up a Gemini for Best Lifestyle/Practical Information Series.
- Best Cross-Platform Project, Fiction went to marblemedia for the comedy DatingGuy.com
Catherine Warren, FanTrust president and Bell Fund board member & communications chair, also congratulates the following Gemini award winners, who received funding from the Bell Broadcast & New Media Fund:
- Best Cross-Platform Project – Children’s and Youth: Babar and the Adventures of Badou Interactive
- Best Cross-Platform Project – Fiction: DatingGuy.com
- Best Cross-Platform Project – Non-Fiction: Storming Juno Interactive
The 26th Annual Gemini Awards will culminate with the Broadcast Gala on
Wednesday, September 7th at CBC in Toronto with the presentation of the final seven awards. Hosted by comedian Russell Peters, the event will be broadcast at 8pm on CBC Television.