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Awards & Nominations

AWARDS

2014

  • Director Aaron Floresco awarded Bravo Factual Grant
  • “Euphoria”, a film by Paula Kelly, receives Audience Choice Award at the Green Bay Film Festival
  • “We Were Children”, “Jack”, and “Less Than Kind” win numerous awards at the 2014 Canadian Screen Awards

2013

2012

  • Deco Dawson’s documentary short, Keep A Modest Head / Ne crâne pas, wins the Best Short Film award at the Toronto International Film Festival.
  • Les Productions Rivard win a Rockie Award for La ruée vers l’or.
  • Kevin Lee Burton wins the 2012 Webby Award for Best Use of Photography for his multimedia project God’s Lake Narrows.
  • Juliette Hagopian’s comedy feature, My Awkward Sexual Adventure, wins Best Narrative film at the Calgary International Film Festival.
  • Alain Delannoy wins the Jury Award and the Public Award at the Cinemental Short Films Competition in the Professional Category for his film Fraction. He also wins the award for Best Experimental at the Rhode Island International Film Festival.
  • Kenny Boyce, City of Winnipeg manager of film and special events, receives the Meeting Professionals International — Manitoba Chapter’s 2012 Influencer Award.
  • Buffalo Gal Pictures and Frantic Films each win an award at the recent Writer’s Guild of Canada Awards.
  • Ernesto Griffith and the late Winston Washington Moxam’s Billy wins the First Place Narrative Award at the HolyWood Christian Film Festival in Brooklyn, New York.
  • Shlegah Carter’s Passionflower is awarded the Platinum Remi award for Dramatic Original Feature at WorldFest Houston International Film Festival.
  • Media Rendez-vous‘ TV Magazine, Planet Echo (season 1) wins a Parent’s Choice Award.
  • Noam Gonick is the recipient of the 2012 Manitoba Film Hothouse Award, an award in cash and services from the Winnipeg Film Group.
  • Ernesto Griffith and the late Winston Washington Moxam wins Best Feature Film at the Lake Arrowhead Film Festival for Billy. Their film also won Best International Feature Film at the San Diego Christian Film Festival.
  • Kevin Lee Burton wins a 2012 Webby Award for Best Use of Photography for his multimedia project God’s Lake Narrows.
  • Jeremy Torrie wins Best Picture at the Cowichan International Aboriginal Film Festival for his film Path of Souls.
  • Ernesto Griffith wins the Barbados Charity Ball Award.

2011

2010

NOMINATIONS

2014

  • Freezer wins Best Featured Alberta Film and T.V. Awards (Produced by Rhonda Baker of Buffao Gal Pictures)
  • Eagle Vision Nominated for Banff Rockie Awards
  • Merit Jenson Carr Nominated for Woman Entrepreneur of the Year Award

2013

2012

2011

  • Buffalo Gal Pictures co-produced Less Than Kind receives 7 Canadian Comedy Award nominations.
  • Neila Benson (Film Training Manitoba), Lynne Skromeda (Frantic Films) and RoseAnna Schick (RAS Creative) are nominated for 2011 Women of Distinction Awards.
  • Buffalo Gal Pictures Less Than Kind receives 3 Writers Guild of Canada nominations.
  • Frantic Branded Content nominated in the Best Use of Social Media category at the 2010 Canadian New Media Awards for their project NOS Energy Drink Challenge.
  • Merit Motion Pictures and Tactica Interactive nominated in the Best Web-based Game category for One Ocean Interactive at the 2010 Canadian New Media Awards.
  • Frantic Films receives 6 nominations for the Yorkton Film Festival’s Gold Sheaf Awards.
  • Frantic Films received 1 nomination for the Spirit of Winnipeg Awards.

2010

  • Les Productions Rivard are nominated for a Prix Gémeaux for best photography/lighting for Pour un soir seulement III.
  • Blinkworks, DACAPO and Frantic Films are nominated to the Signature Awards.
  • Buffalo Gal PicturesLess Than Kind nominated for DGC award – Best Television Series – Comedy.
  • Frantic FilmsWinnipeg Comedy Festival receives a Canadian Comedy Award nomination.
  • Norma Bailey nominated for Directors Guild of Canada Award – Best Direction in a TV Movie/Mini-Series for Too Late to Say Goodbye.
  • Frantic Films’ mini-series Keep Your Head Up Kid: The Don Cherry Story receives 4 DGC nominations – Best Television Movie/Mini-Series, Best Direction TV Movie/Mini-Series, Best Picture Editing Television Movie/Mini-Series and Best Sound Editing TV Movie/Mini-Series.
  • Merit Motion Pictures and Vonnie Von Helmolt film production Ballet High nominated for a DGC award for Best Documentary.
  • Frantic Films receives 9 Gemini nominations, Buffalo Gal Pictures receives 8 nominations, CBC Manitoba receives 2 nominations and Merit Motion Pictures receives 3 nominations.
  • Frantic Branded Content and Merit Motion Pictures each nominated for a Canadian New Media Award.