National Film Board of Canada Recognized For Digital Efforts in Gemini Awards

Montreal, August 10, 2011 — The National Film Board of Canada is receiving new recognition for its achievement in the field of digital distribution, in the form of a Special Gemini Award for Outstanding Technical Achievement in Digital Media, which will be presented to the NFB by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television on August 30, 2011.

In addition to this special recognition, NFB productions and co-productions are nominated in five categories, and the public producer dominates the category of Best Original Program or Series produced for Digital Media — Non-Fiction, receiving six out of six nominations.