The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has announced the winners of the 27th Annual Genie Awards, celebrating excellence in Canadian cinema. Outside of the live-action film, THE ROCKET, snatching up nine awards, THE DANISH POET, by Torill Kove, Lise Fearnley and Marcy Page won for best animated short.
The event was held at The Carlu in Toronto from 7-9:00 pm on Feb. 13, 2007. That was followed by Live! At The Genies, a one-hour broadcast on CHUM Television and MusiMax that showcased the nights memorable moments in a live, schmooze-style atmosphere.
For more information on the Genie Awards, visit www.genieawards.ca.
The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is a national non-profit professional association dedicated to promoting, recognizing and celebrating exceptional achievements in the Canadian film and television industries. Created in 1979 and today unifying more than 4,000 industry professionals across Canada, the Academy is a vital and integral force representing all areas of the film and television industry.
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