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ACCT Chair, Martin Katz.
ACCT CEO, Helga Stephenson.
Philippe Falardeau and Viggo Mortensen at the Genie Awards. Rick Mercer and Catherine O'Hara presenting at Gemini. Host Kevin Durand at the Genie Press Conference.
Unions and Guilds join National Advisory CouncilToronto, December 21, 2012 –The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television is pleased to announce that unions and guilds representing Canada's screen-based industries are joining the Academy's new National Advisory Council with official representation from ACTRA, the Director's Guild of Canada, the International Alliance of the Theatrical Stage Employees and the Writer's Guild of Canada.Read More.
Manulife Financial partners on new Academy Volunteer ProgramTORONTO – December 19, 2012 – The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is delighted to partner with Manulife Financial on a new Academy Volunteer Program for the inaugural CANADIAN SCREEN WEEK (Feb. 26-March 3, 2013). Read More.
Richard Speer Named Quebec Chair of the AcademyMontreal, December 17, 2012 –The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television in Quebec is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Speer as chairman of its board of directors, effective January 1st, 2013.Read More.
The Academy and HELLO! Canada join forces for the Canadian Screen AwardsTORONTO (October 23, 2012) – The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is pleased to announce that it has joined forces with celebrity publication HELLO! Canada as its official print media partner for the inaugural CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS in 2013. Read More.
Bell Media VP Scott Henderson and Private Investor Cam di Prata join ACCTToronto, October 18, 2012 – The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television Chairman Martin Katz is pleased to announce that former investment banking executive and now private investor Cam di Prata, as well as Scott Henderson, Vice-President, Communications, Bell Media, have joined ACCT’s Board of Directors, effective immediately. Read More.
Academy launches new Canadian Screen Awards
TORONTO – Sept. 4, 2012 – The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) is pleased to announce its new CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS that recognize excellence in film, television and digital media productions.Read More.
COMEDY LEGEND MARTIN SHORT TO HOST INAUGURAL CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS ON CBC
TORONTO – Sept. 4, 2012- One of Canada’s kings of comedy has been named the first host of the new broadcast awards honouring the best in Canadian film, television, and digital entertainment. Martin Short will host the inaugural presentation of the Canadian Screen Awards, which will be broadcast live on CBC-TV in March 2013.Read More.
Jennifer Stewart takes lead in Academy development
TORONTO – July 25, 2012- The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television’s Chief Executive Officer, Helga Stephenson, is pleased to announce that Jennifer Stewart has joined the ACCT as Director Marketing & Development, effective immediately.Click Here.
Suzan Ayscough named Academy’s Director CommunicationsTORONTO – July 25, 2012 –Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television Chief Executive Officer Helga Stephenson today announced that veteran communications and media facilitator Suzan Ayscough has officially become the ACCT’s Director Communications, effective immediately. Read more...
The Movie Network, Movie Central and ACCT Celebrate Canadian Filmmaking with In StudioAstral’s The Movie Network (Eastern Canada) and Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central (Western Canada) have teamed up with the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) to bring the association’s first In Studio program to television audiences. For more information and listings Click Here.
Paul Bronfman appointed to Academy BoardTORONTO – June 11, 2012 –The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television Chairman Martin Katz is pleased to announce that Paul Bronfman, Chairman/CEO of Comweb Corp. and William F. White International Inc., has joined ACCT’s Board of Directors, effective immediately.Read more...
Rules & Regulations UpdateThe Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has announced changes to the current TV and film award Rules & Regulations, including an extended eligibility period for the 2013 TV awards. Click here for more information.Read more...
Academy announces National Advisory CouncilTORONTO – June 5, 2012 – The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television is pleased to announce its newly appointed National Advisory Council, comprised of professionals from all screen-based industries across Canada, which will provide input, support and advice to the Academy Board.Read more...
Academy unites film, TV and digital awards
TORONTO – May 1, 2012 – The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) will unite its film, television and digital media awards into one gala event with a live prime time broadcast, Sunday, March 3, 2013 @ 8pm (NT 8:30) on CBC. A series of celebrations of Canada’s screen industries leading up to the gala will include industry awards presentations and special events.Read more...
Helga Stephenson Named CEO
Toronto, May 1, 2012 – The Academy of Cinema & Television, is pleased to announce that Helga Stephenson is officially signing on as CEO.
“As our Interim CEO, Helga Stephenson has already ushered in a new era of change and growth,” says Martin Katz, ACCT Chair.
MONSIEUR LAZHAR WINS BEST PICTURE
Toronto, ON – March 8th, 2012 – The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television (ACCT) is pleased to announce this year’s
winners of the 32nd Annual Genie Awards, which were broadcast on CBC at 8pm nationwide (8:30 NT).
New Gemini Rules expand voting
TORONTO—February 21, 2012 – “The rules and regulations for the 27th Annual Gemini Awards have been revised to reflect the new market reality for Canadian television and digital media,” it was announced today by Martin Katz, Chair of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Read more...
Café de Flore leads Genie32 race with A Dangerous Method in hot pursuit
TORONTO/MONTREAL, January 17, 2012 — The nominations for the 32nd Annual Genie Awards were announced by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television today at simultaneous news conferences in Toronto and Montreal. Read more...