November 13, 2010 - Cra$h & Burn’s Caroline Cave wins Best Actress Gemini

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

25th Annual Gemini Awards Conclude With Star-Studded Broadcast Gala 

Hosted by Cory Monteith 

 

Toronto, ON – November 13, 2010 – The 25th Annual Gemini Awards concluded its silver anniversary celebration this evening with a black-tie Broadcast Gala at Toronto’s historic Winter Garden Theatre. Hosted by Glee’s Cory Monteith, a total of 19 awards were presented, including those for Best Comedy Program or Series and Best Dramatic Series. The awards gala, broadcast on Global and Showcase, featured a moving tribute to Degrassi, and an unforgettable performance by Elvis Costello with Feist, Ron Sexsmith, Kendel Carson, and Barry Bales. 

 

The following categories were announced at tonight’s Broadcast Gala: 

 

Best Comedy Program or Series 

Less Than Kind 

(Breakthrough Entertainment, Buffalo Gal Pictures) 

Ira Levy, Garry Campbell, Marvin Kaye, Phyllis Laing, Mark McKinney, Chris Sheasgreen, Paula Smith, Peter Williamson 

 

 

Best Direction in a Dramatic Series 

David Frazee -Flashpoint -One Wrong Move 

 

Best Dramatic Mini-Series 

The Summit (Shaftesbury Films Inc., Media Headquarters) Christina Jennings, Justin Bodle, Robert Cohen, Shari Cohen, Scott Garvie, Adam Haight, Robin Neinstein, Ewa Radwanska 

 

Best Dramatic Series 

The Tudors (Peace Arch Entertainment, PA Tudors III Inc., TM Productions) John Weber, Sheila Hockin, Morgan O'Sullivan 

 

Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series 

Cathy Jones, Gavin Crawford, Mark Critch, Geri Hall, Shaun Majumder -22 Minutes -Episode 8 

 

Best Host or Interviewer in a Sports Program or Sportscast 

Brian Williams -Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games 

 

Best Individual Performance in a Comedy Program or Series 

Benjamin Arthur -Less Than Kind -That's Somebody's Knish! 

 

Best Music, Variety Program or Series 

2009 MuchMusic Video Awards (CTVglobemedia) John Kampilis, Bob Pagrach, Sheila Sullivan 

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role 

Robert Carlyle -Stargate Universe -Human 

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series 

Clé Bennett -The Line -Episode 203 

 

Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series 

Jared Keeso -Keep Your Head Up Kid: The Don Cherry Story 

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role 

Caroline Cave -Cra$h & Burn -Forget to Remember 

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series 

Catherine Disher -The Border -The Dead 

 

Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series 

Sun Li -Iron Road 

 

Best Performance or Host in a Variety Program or Series (Individual or Ensemble) 

Michael Bublé -At The Concert Hall -Michael Buble at the Concert Hall 

 

Best Reality Program or Series 

The Cupcake Girls (Force Four Entertainment Inc.) John Ritchie, Rob Bromley, Grant Greschuk, Gillian Lowrey, Peter Waal 

 

Best Talk Series 

Spectacle: Elvis Costello With... (Tri-Fi Productions Inc., Chatting Glasses UK Limited) Elvis Costello, David Furnish, Steve Hamilton-Shaw, Jordan Jacobs, Sir Elton John, Martin Katz, Steve Warden 

 

Best Writing in a Comedy or Variety Program or Series 

Marvin Kaye, Chris Sheasgreen -Less Than Kind -Third Death's The Charm 

 

Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary Program 

Broke. (ID: Productions Inc.) Rosie Dransfeld 

 

Launched by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television in 1986, the Gemini Awards honour outstanding achievements in the Canadian English-language television industry. The 25th Annual Gemini Awards brought together Canada's most gifted performers, craftspeople, producers, and decision-makers over several evenings of special events in Toronto. 

 

About the ACCT: 

Established in 1979, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is a national, non-profit, professional association dedicated to the promotion, recognition, and celebration of exceptional achievements in Canadian film and television. Unifying professionals across Canada, the ACCT is a vital and integral force, representing all areas of the film and television industries. 

 

For further information, please contact: 

Judy Lung, Communications Manager 

Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television 

Ph: 416-366-2227 ext 238 

E-mail: judy@academy.ca