Filmmaker Updates: Genie Award Noms

The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has announced the nominees for the 31st Annual Genie™ Awards, to be broadcast from the National Arts Centre on March 10, 2011.  Congratulations to Lixin Fan, whose Last Train Home is nominated in the Best Documentary category; and to Sook-Yin Lee, whose Year of the Carnivore gets nods for both Original Score and Original Song (Buck 65‘s What’s Wrong With That?).  Reel Asian presented Last Train Home last February in Richmond Hill, and Fan was a speaker in our Industry Series during 2009’s festival.  Lee received Reel Asian’s Image Award in 2006, as part of our tenth anniversary celebrations.