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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
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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