Telefilm Canada Congratulates the 2010 Jutra Award Winners

MONTREAL, March 29 /CNW Telbec/ - Telefilm Canada congratulates the winners of the 12th edition of the Prix Jutra, the annual awards ceremony that celebrates Quebec film. The awards were handed out yesterday evening in 21 categories.

"Year after year, the Jutra awards honour the creativity and talent of Quebec's film artists," stated Carolle Brabant, Telefilm Canada's Executive Director. "On behalf of all Telefilm employees, I congratulate the winners and finalists of the 2010 awards, including René Malo, who received the Prix Jutra-Hommage for overall career achievement. René Malo has made a significant contribution to the growth of Quebec cinema, at home and abroad."

Of the award-winning films, five were produced with funding support from Telefilm Canada: Polytechnique, Dédé à travers les brumes, 1981, De père en flic and Cadavres.

Following is a list of the five films and their respective awards by category:

    
    Polytechnique
    Director (Denis Villeneuve)
    Supporting Actor (Maxim Gaudette)
    Cinematography (Pierre Gill)
    Editing (Richard Comeau)
    Sound (Pierre Blain, Claude Beaugrand, Stéphane Bergeron)

    Dédé à travers les brumes
    Actor (Sébastien Ricard)
    Art Direction (David Pelletier)
    Music (Dédé Fortin, les Colocs, Éloi Painchaud for orchestration and
    musical production)
    Costumes (Judy Jonker)

    1981
    Supporting Actress (Sandrine Bisson)
    Hair (Linda Gordon)

    De père en flic
    Le billet d'or : highest box office (Émile Gaudreault)

    Cadavres
    Makeup (Collen Quinton)
    

About Telefilm Canada

Telefilm Canada is a federal cultural agency dedicated to developing and promoting the Canadian audiovisual industry. Telefilm provides financial support to the private sector to create distinctively Canadian products that appeal to domestic and international audiences. Telefilm also administers the Canada Media Fund. Visit www.telefilm.gc.ca.

SOURCE Telefilm Canada

For further information: For further information: Media inquiries: Eva Hartling, Senior Advisor, External Communications, Telefilm Canada, (514) 283-0838, ext. 2090, hartlie@telefilm.gc.ca; www.twitter,com/telefilm_canada


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