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‘Cupcake Girls,’ ‘Spectacle with Elvis Costello’ win Geminis

Following the revealing of the winners in their documentary, lifestyle, news, and sports programming categories earlier this month, Canada's Gemini Awards presented 19 more awards in Toronto during a black-tie broadcast gala over the weekend.
November 15, 2010

Following the revealing of the winners in their documentary, lifestyle, news, and sports programming categories earlier this month, Canada’s Gemini Awards presented 19 more awards in Toronto during a black-tie broadcast gala over the weekend. On the non-fiction/factual entertainment front, notable winners included Cupcake Girls (produced by Force Four Entertainment Inc.) in the best reality program or series category, and Spectacle with Elvis Costello (produced by Tri-Fi Productions Inc. and Chatting Glasses UK Ltd.) taking home the honor for best talk series. The Donald Brittain Award for best social/political documentary program went to Broke, produced by ID: Productions Inc. and directed by Rosie Dransfeld. The Gemini Awards, presented by Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, honor outstanding achievements in the Canadian English-language TV industry.

About The Author
Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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