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Montreal writer/director Anne Emond to receive Claude Jutra Award

TORONTO – Montreal writer/director Anne Emond will receive a special Genie Award recognizing outstanding achievement by a first-time filmmaker.

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, which runs Canada’s version of the Oscars, says Emond is getting the Claude Jutra Award for her film “Nuit #1.”

The academy’s interim head Helga Stephenson describes the film as “a very daring and accomplished debut feature.”

The film centres on a couple who meet at a rave and spend an intimate night together.

“Nuit #1” is also nominated for two Genie Awards: best original screenplay for Anne Emond and best actress for Catherine De Lean.

The 32nd Annual Genie Awards will be presented March 8 in Toronto.

Source: Winnipeg Free Press

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Headline, Industry News

Montreal writer/director Anne Emond to receive Claude Jutra Award

TORONTO – Montreal writer/director Anne Emond will receive a special Genie Award recognizing outstanding achievement by a first-time filmmaker.

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, which runs Canada’s version of the Oscars, says Emond is getting the Claude Jutra Award for her film “Nuit #1.”

The academy’s interim head Helga Stephenson describes the film as “a very daring and accomplished debut feature.”

The film centres on a couple who meet at a rave and spend an intimate night together.

“Nuit #1” is also nominated for two Genie Awards: best original screenplay for Anne Emond and best actress for Catherine De Lean.

The 32nd Annual Genie Awards will be presented March 8 in Toronto.

Source: Winnipeg Free Press

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Headline, Industry News

Montreal writer/director Anne Emond to receive Claude Jutra Award

TORONTO – Montreal writer/director Anne Emond will receive a special Genie Award recognizing outstanding achievement by a first-time filmmaker.

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, which runs Canada’s version of the Oscars, says Emond is getting the Claude Jutra Award for her film “Nuit #1.”

The academy’s interim head Helga Stephenson describes the film as “a very daring and accomplished debut feature.”

The film centres on a couple who meet at a rave and spend an intimate night together.

“Nuit #1” is also nominated for two Genie Awards: best original screenplay for Anne Emond and best actress for Catherine De Lean.

The 32nd Annual Genie Awards will be presented March 8 in Toronto.

Source: Winnipeg Free Press

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