From a media release:
POLKA DOT DOOR AND THE NEW MUSIC TO RECEIVE SPECIAL RECOGNITION AT THE 25TH ANNUAL GEMINI AWARDS
- MasterWorks Program to be Continued by the Academy; Honours to be Presented at Upcoming Awards Shows
The Academy is pleased to introduce the MasterWorks program at the 25th Annual Gemini Awards, a special tribute founded by the Audio-Visual Preservation Trust (AV Trust) in 2000 to honour culturally significant works. This year’s Television honourees – Polka Dot Door and The New Music Ã¢â‚¬â€œ will be recognized at the upcoming Industry Galas taking place Tuesday, November 2nd and Wednesday, November 3rd.
Founded in 1996, the AV Trust carried out its mandate of protecting and promoting Canada’s audio-visual heritage until 2009. In the spring of 2010, the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television announced that it would continue the AV Trust’s film and television-related activities. MasterWorks tributes for French-language television and Canadian film will be incorporated into the 2011 Prix GÃƒÂ©meaux and the 2011 Genie Awards respectively.
The 2010 MasterWorks Television Honourees are:
Polka Dot Door
Producers: Ted “Leo” Coneybeare, Jed MacKay
Executive Producer: Vera Good
The New Music
Producers: John Martin (to be presented posthumously)
Executive Producer: Moses Znaimer
Broadcaster: CityTV and MuchMusic
For additional information regarding this year’s MasterWorks Television Honourees, please visit www.geminiawards.ca.