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The Best Damn Fiddler from Calabogie to Kaladar

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A story from a logging community about a man who chooses the unfettered life, and uncertain income, of an itinerant bush worker, even though it means that his family lives poorly as a result. The film is a study of the effects on family life of isolation and deprivation.

1968, 49 min 06 s

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Diploma of Merit
International Film Festival
June 5 to 20 1970, Melbourne - Australia

Award for Best Editing given to Michael McKennirey
Genie Awards
October 4 1969, Toronto - Canada

Award for Best Direction given to Peter Pearson
Genie Awards
October 4 1969, Toronto - Canada

Award for the Best Black and White Cinematography given to Tony Ianzelo
Genie Awards
October 4 1969, Toronto - Canada

Etrog for Best Performance by a Lead Actor given to Chris Wiggins
Genie Awards
October 4 1969, Toronto - Canada

Etrog for for Best TV Drama
Genie Awards
October 4 1969, Toronto - Canada

Film of the Year
Genie Awards
October 4 1969, Toronto - Canada

Award for the Best Screenplay given to Joan Finnegan
Genie Awards
October 4 1969, Toronto - Canada

Etrog for Best Art Direction given to Michael Milne
Genie Awards
October 4 1969, Toronto - Canada