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Durham County up for 5 Monte Carlo TV awards

From a media release:

Durham County Season Three Nominated for Five Monte Carlo Television Awards!

Muse Entertainment and Back Alley Film Productions are proud to announce that Durham County’s third and final season has been nominated for five Monte Carlo Television Awards.

The 6 x 1 hour crime drama was nominated in the categories of Outstanding International Producers (Janis Lundman, Adrienne Mitchell, Michael Prupas), Outstanding Actor (Hugh Dillon, Michael Nardone) and Outstanding Actress (Hélène Joy, Laurence Leboeuf).

Nominated for 18 Gemini awards, winner of 7, and praised by the New York Times as “entirely addictive,” Durham County is developed and produced by Muse Entertainment Enterprises Inc. and Back Alley Film Productions Ltd. with Corus Entertainment’s Movie Central and Astral Media’s The Movie Network. The series is produced with participation from the Canadian Media Fund. It is being distributed internationally by ITV Global Entertainment Media.

The series airs on HBO Canada (Eastern Canada) and Movie Central (Western Canada), as well as over 100 territories worldwide.


Writers Guild announces screenwriting award nominations

From a media release:

Outstanding list of finalists announced for the 2011 WGC Screenwriting Awards

The Writers Guild of Canada (WGC) today announced the finalists for the 15th Annual WGC Screenwriting Awards. The WGC Screenwriting Awards honours excellence in screenwriting, and will celebrate the winning words of Canada’s screenwriters on April 11 in Toronto.

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Durham County’s last stand

From Lucid Media:

  • Last Dance for Durham
    “Ask Laurie Finstad Knizhnik what prompted her to create the astonishingly dark detective drama Durham County, and she’s likely to answer with a question of her own: “Aren’t you getting tired of what you see on television?” It’s a frank reply that goes a long way towards explaining her approach on the gritty series, now in it’s third and final season.” Read more.