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The 26th Gemini Awards was held on September 7, 2011 to honour achievements in Canadian television. The ceremony was broadcast live from the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto, and aired on CBC Television. The show was hosted by Russell Peters. Nominations were announced on August 3.[1][2][3] These were the last Gemini Awards given before the establishment of the Canadian Screen Awards, replacing the Geminis.

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AwardsEdit

Special awardsEdit

ProgramsEdit

Drama series Comedy series
Animated program or series Documentary program
  •   Africa on the Move
  • Geologic Journey
  • Meltdown: The Secret History of the Global Collapse
  • Rodeo: Life on the Circuit
  • The Uluit: Champions of the North
Children's or youth fiction Children's or youth non-fiction
Dramatic Mini-Series or TV Movie History Documentary Program or Series
Lifestyle Program or Series Music or variety Program or Series
Biography or Arts Documentary Program or Series Pre-School Program or Series
Reality/Competition Program or Series Talk program or series
Science or Nature Documentary Program or Series Social/Political Documentary Program (Donald Brittain Award)
  •   Code Breakers
  • Acquainted With the Night
  • For the Love of Elephants
  • Last Day of the Dinosaurs
  • X-Cars

ActorsEdit

Lead actor, drama Lead actress, drama
Lead actor, comedy Lead actress, comedy
Lead actor, television film or miniseries Lead actress, television film or miniseries
Supporting actor, drama Supporting actress, drama
Supporting or guest actor, comedy Supporting or guest actress, comedy
Supporting actor, television film or miniseries Supporting actress, television film or miniseries
Guest actor, drama Guest actress, drama
Performance in a children's or youth program or series Performance in an animated program or series
Performance in a Stand-Up/Sketch Comedy Program or Series Ensemble performance in a comedy program or series

News and informationEdit

News special News reportage, local
News reportage, national News anchor, national
National newscast News information series
Local newscast, major market Local newscast, small market
Host or interviewer, news or information program or series News or information program
Host in a children's, preschool or youth program or series Host in a Variety, Lifestyle, Reality/Competition, or Talk Program or Series
News or information segment Direction in a news or information program or series

SportsEdit

Live sporting event coverage Sports analysis or commentary
Sports host Sports play-by-play
Sports feature segment Sports opening
Sports program or series Direction in a live sporting event

Craft awardsEdit

Editorial research Visual research
  •   Jane Burgess, Andrew Easterbrook, Jonathan Woodward, The Pig Farm
  • Jackie Carlos, Karine Guillemette, David Wells, Meltdown: The Secret History of the Global Collapse
  • Rebecca Snow, Museum Secrets
  • Richard Longley, Save My Lake
  • Gil Shochat, Michael Drapack, The Fifth Estate
Make-Up Costume Design
Photography in a comedy series Photography in a documentary program or factual series
Photography in a drama program or series Photography in a lifestyle or reality program or series
Photography in a news or information program, series or segment Photography in a variety or sketch comedy program or series
Editing in a comedy program or series Editing in a dramatic program or series
Editing in a variety or sketch comedy program or series Editing in a documentary program or series
Editing in a factual program or series Editing in a reality or competition program or series
Production design/art direction in a fiction program or series Production design/art direction in a non-fiction program or series
Sound in a fiction program or series Sound in a non-fiction program or series
  •   Marcel Pothier, Christian Rivest, Dominik Pagacz, Guy Pelletier, Antoine Morin, Tom Trafalski, Guy Francoeur, "The Work of Angels"
Sound in a variety or animated program or series Visual effects
Casting Main title design

DirectingEdit

Children's or youth Comedy
Documentary or factual series Documentary program
Dramatic program or mini–series Dramatic series
Lifestyle program or mini–series Performing arts program or series
Reality or competition program or series Variety or sketch comedy program or series
Animated program or series

MusicEdit

Fiction program or series Miniseries or television film
Documentary program or series Lifestyle or information program or series
Animated program or series

WritingEdit

Children's or youth Comedy
Documentary Dramatic program or miniseries
Drama series Information program or series

Digital mediaEdit

Original Program or Series Cross-Platform Project, Children's
Cross-Platform Project, Fiction Cross-Platform Project, Non-Fiction

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ New series scoop Gemini nominations
  2. ^ "Nominee List" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-10-06. Retrieved 2011-08-06.
  3. ^ "26th Annual Gemini Awards Culminate with Star-Studded Broadcast Gala" (PDF). Press release. Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. 7 September 2011. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 17, 2012.

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