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NFB Receives 17 Canadian Screen Award Nominations

Torill Kove’s ‘Me and My Moulton’ and Michèle Cournoyer’s ‘Soif’ both receive Canadian Screen Award nominations for Best Animated Short.

TORONTO -- The National Film Board of Canada has announced that NFB productions and craftspeople have received 17 nominations at the Canadian Screen Awards, presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television recognizing excellence in film, television and digital media.

The nominations include:

Ted Rogers Best Feature-Length Documentary Award

Best Short Documentary Film

  • Seth’s Dominion, dir. Luc Chamberland
  • Jutra, dir. Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre, co-produced by MJSTP Films and the NFB

Best Animated Short

  • Me and My Moulton, dir. Torill Kove, produced by the NFB and Mikrofilm AS
  • Soif, dir. Michèle Cournoyer, produced by Unité centrale and the NFB

Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary Program

Best Original Interactive Production Produced for Digital Media

  • Fort McMoney, created by David Dufresne, produced by TOXA and the NFB, in collaboration with ARTE
  • Circa 1948, co-created by Stan Douglas and the NFB
  • Seven Digital Deadly Sins, co-created by the NFB, The Guardian and Jam3

Best Original Program or Series Produced for Digital Media–Non-Fiction

Best Cinematography in a Feature-Length Documentary

Best Editing in a Feature-Length Documentary

  • Mathieu Bouchard-Malo, La marche à suivre

Best Direction in a Documentary Program

  • John Kastner, Out of Mind, Out of Sight

Best Picture Editing in a Documentary Program or Series

  • Michael Hannan, Out of Mind, Out of Sight

The Canadian Screen Awards are presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television over three nights, with the Television & Digital Media Awards Gala taking place at the Sheraton Centre Toronto on February 24 and 25, followed by a two-hour live broadcast of the Canadian Screen Awards Gala on CBC-TV from the Four Seasons Centre, on March 1, 2015, starting at 8 p.m.

Source: National Film Board of Canada

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.