23rd Genie Awards

The 23rd Genie Awards were held in 2003 to honour films released in 2002. The ceremony was hosted by Arsinée Khanjian and Peter Keleghan.[1]

23rd Genie Awards
Date13 February 2003[1]
Best PictureArarat
Most nominationsArarat (9)[2]

Nominees and winnersEdit

The Genie Award winner in each category is shown in bold text.

Motion Picture Direction
Actor in a leading role Actress in a leading role
Actor in a supporting role Actress in a supporting role
Original Screenplay Adapted Screenplay
Best Live Action Short Drama Best Animated Short
Art Direction/Production Design Cinematography
Costume Design Editing
Overall Sound Sound Editing
  •   Fred Brennan, Roderick Deogrades, Barry Gilmore, Andy Malcolm, David McCallum and Jane Tattersall, Max
  • Louis Dupire, Diane Boucher, Tchae Measroch, Christian Rivest and Alice Wright, The Collector (Le Collectionneur)
  • Louis Collin, Natalie Fleurant and Denis Saindon, Inside (Histoire de pen)
  • David Evans, Harvey Hyslop, Donna Powell and Paul Steffler, Rare Birds
  • Wayne Griffin, Tony Currie, David Evans, Goro Koyama and Andy Malcolm, Spider
Achievement in Music: Original Score Achievement in Music: Original Song
Documentary Special awards


  1. ^ a b McKay, John (14 February 2003). "Egoyan's Ararat named best film, takes 5 awards at the Genies". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 30 November 2016.
  2. ^ Dillon, Mark (19 December 2002). "Ararat shines with nine". Playback. Retrieved 30 November 2016.