HUMAN CARGO, CBC's six-hour drama about Canada's approach to the miseries of the Third World world refugee problem, has won seven of its 17 GEMINI nominations, including best TV movie or mini-series.
The drama's BRAD TURNER won best director at the Gemini gala on Monday night (13DEC04), which honoured the best Canadian
television, while BRIAN McKEOWN and LINDA SVENDSEN won writing awards.
Another big winner was SHATTERED CITY, CBC's mini-series about the Halifax explosion, which won a total of six Geminis this year.
The list of winners is:
TV Movie or Dramatic Mini-Series: HUMAN CARGO
Dramatic Series: DA VINCI'S INQUEST
Comedy Program or Series: TRAILER PARK BOYS
Donald Brittain Award for Best Social/Political Documentary Program: DYING AT GRACE
Direction in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series: Brad Turner - HUMAN CARGO
Writing in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series: BRIAN McKEOWN, LINDA SVENDSEN - HUMAN CARGO
Actor in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series: BRENT CARVER - ELIZABETH REX
Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series: DIANE D'AQUILA - ELIZABETH REX
Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role: PAUL GROSS - SLINGS + ARROWS
Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role: CATHERINE DISHER - SNAKES + LADDERS
Individual Performance in a Comedy Program or Series: GAVIN CRAWFORD - THIS HOUR HAS 22 MINUTES - EPISODE FOUR
News Anchor: PETER MANSBRIDGE, CBC NEWS
Host or Interviewer in a Sports Program or Sportscast: RON MACLEAN - HOCKEY DAY IN CANADA.15/12/2004 16:31