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Ron Mann receives Ontario’s honors

The 2009 Premier's Awards for Excellence in the Arts, which acknowledges the contribution of artists and arts organizations to Ontario's culture and economy, has feted Ron Mann with the Individual Artist award. Mann, best known for docs Comic Book Confidential, Tales of Rat Fink and most recently Know Your Mushrooms, was given the chance to select the winner of the
June 26, 2009

The 2009 Premier’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts, which acknowledges the contribution of artists and arts organizations to Ontario’s culture and economy, has feted Ron Mann with the Individual Artist award. Mann, best known for docs Comic Book Confidential, Tales of Rat Fink and most recently Know Your Mushrooms, was given the chance to select the winner of the Emerging Artist prize winner, which he presented to Charles Officer. Officer is currently working on a Harry Jerome doc for the NFB.

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