Seven grads earn Gemini nominations
Filmmaker and alumnus Peter Raymont is among seven grads nominated for Gemini awards. He is up for best direction and best social/political documentary for A Promise To The Dead: The Exile Journey of Ariel Dorfman; for best dramatic series, The Border with fellow alumnus David Barlow, and best cross-platform project, The Border Interactive.
Wendy Crewson received a nomination for best supporting actress in a drama for ReGenesis, while Nicholas Campbell is nominated for best leading dramatic actor in the The Englishman's Boy.
Food Network Canada's series At the Table With... has also been nominated for an award in the category of best lifestyle or information series. Mary Luz Mejia serves as the associate producer/researcher/director for the production.
Film Studies alumnus Chris Donaldson received a nomination for best picture editing in a dramatic program or series for The Border.
Emily Andras, an English graduate, has also been nominated in the category of best writing in a children's or youth program or series for Instant Star.
The Gemini awards recognize the best of Canadian television and will take place in Toronto on Nov. 28. For more information visit http://www.geminiawards.ca