Wednesday, February 2, 2011


Rosamund Pike at TIFF 2010
Congratulations to the Cast and Crew of Barney's Version, which received an astonishing eleven nominations at this year's Genie Awards.  The Comedy/Drama received nods in the categories of Best Lead Actor (Paul Giamatti), Best Lead Actress (Rosamund Pike), Best Supporting Actor (Dustin Hoffman) and Best Supporting Actress (Minnie Driver).  Director Richard J. Lewis is also up for Best Director.

Following closely behind Barney's Version is Denis Villeneuve's Incendies with a total ten nominations.  It is considered the closest threat to Barney's Version in the coveted Best Picture category. The Film is Canada's entry at the Oscars for Best Foreign Picture.

The Ceremony which will be held in Ottawa on March 10, 2011 at the National Arts Centre, honours the best in Canadian Film and will be broadcast on CBC

For more on The Genies, click here.

(Photo credit: Mr. Will-W.)

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