A drawing of a young boy with an oversized head, a character from BLA BLA, an interactive website produced by Vincent Morisset in 2011.

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NFB receives special Gemini Award for digital media & dominates digital media category in upcoming Geminis

Press release

2011/08/10


Montreal, August 10, 2011 – The National Film Board of Canada is receiving new recognition for its achievement in the field of digital distribution, in the form of a Special Gemini Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in Digital Media, which will be presented to the NFB by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television on August 30, 2011.

In addition to this special recognition, NFB productions and co-productions are nominated in five categories, and the public producer dominates the category of Best Original Program or Series produced for Digital Media – Non-Fiction, receiving six out of six nominations.


About the NFB

Canada’s public film producer and distributor, the National Film Board of Canada creates social-issue documentaries, auteur animation, alternative drama and digital content that provide the world with a unique Canadian perspective. Since the NFB’s founding in 1939, it has created over 13,000 productions and won over 5,000 awards, including 12 Oscars and more than 90 Genies.


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Information

Jennifer Mair
NFB Publicist
Telephone: 416-954-2045
Cell: 416-436-0105
E-mail: j.mair@nfb.ca