Media advisory - Interview opportunity - Q&A session with director Kim Nguyen (War Witch) and producers Item 7 following the announcement of the nominees for the Best Foreign Language Oscar

MONTREAL, Jan. 8, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ -

DATE: Thursday, January 10, 2013

English session
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. (EST)
514 861-2255 or 1 866 696-5910
Access code: 4754552
  French session
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. (EST)
514 861-2255 or 1 877 405-9213
Access code: 1765750

HOW: Please join the conference call via the telephone number of your session. Simply provide the access code to the operator.

On December 21, 2012, it was announced that the feature film War Witch, directed by Kim Nguyen, is among the nine candidates shortlisted for Best Foreign Language Film at the 85th Academy Awards, to be held in Hollywood on February 24, 2013.

The nominees will be announced on the morning of January 10, 2013. If War Witch is among the five nominees for Best Foreign Language Film, journalists are invited to take part in a Q&A with Kim Nguyen and producers Pierre Even and Marie-Claude Poulin (Item 7).

Please note: in the event that War Witch is not selected, the session will be cancelled.

Carolle Brabant, Executive Director of Telefilm Canada, will introduce the filmmakers.

Telefilm chairs the pan-Canadian Oscar selection committee.

SOURCE: TELEFILM CANADA

For further information:

RSVP by January 20, 2013: Andréane Leblanc, Telefilm Canada, (514) 283-0838, ext. 2066 or andreane.leblanc@telefilm.ca