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NFB Win 5 Canadian Screen Awardss

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The 2015 Canadian Screen Awards, presented by The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, which recognises excellence in film, last night held their annual Canadian Screen Awards at which the National Film Board of Canada received five prizes.


The Film Board’s propensity toward advances in interactive digital media earned them awards for Best Original Interactive Production Produced for Digital Media (David Dufresne’s Fort McMoney, created in collaboration with ARTE, and Best Original Program or Series Produced for Digital Media (Non-Fiction) with Katerina Cizek’s A Short History of the Highrise featuring art direction by Jacqueline Myint/The New York Times.

Representing their animation output was Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre’s Jutra which won for Best Short Documentary Film sée Saint-Pierre alongside Torill Kove’s Oscar-nominated Me and My Moulton, produced in collaboration with AS Mikrofilm.

For more info on the NFB’s prizewinning output you can read our interviews with Producer Michael Fukushima and Director Marie-Josée Saint-Pierre. You can also watch/listen to our recent interview with winning Director Torill Kove:

The NFB also picked up the award for Best Cinematography in a Feature-Length Documentary with Patrick McLaughlin’s, Everything Will Be

For the full list of winners visit the Canadian Screen Awards official site.


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Gareth Cavanagh
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