More than 40 trophies were handed out Saturday, at a pre-show gala, and Sunday during the CBC televised ceremony at the Four Season’s Centre for the Performing Arts. Highlights pertinent to musicians and the music biz:
Achievement in Music: Howard Shore for Maps To The Stars, David Cronenberg’s satirical drama about a child star and a washed up actress.
Achievement in Music: Manjeet Ral, Parmjit Sarai for Dr. Cabbie, and the song “Dal Makhani.” The Bollywood-style Rom-Com tells the story of an Indian doctor who emigrates to Canada and runs into red tape that leads him to become a taxi driver.
Achievement in Overall Sound: Greg Chapman, Peter Persaud, Andrew Stirk, Andrew Tay, Mark Zsifkovits – Pompeii.
Achievement in Sound Editing: Steve Baine, Kevin Banks, Stephen Barden, Fred Brennan, Alex Bullick, J.R. Fountain, Kevin Howard, Jon Mooney, Jill Purdy – Pompeii.
Ted Rogers Best Feature Length Documentary Award: Super Duper Alice Cooper – Sam Dunn, Reginald Harkema, Scot McFadyen. Celebrated Toronto production firm Banger Films earns kudos for its fast, funny and stylized tale of Vincent Furnier’s journey from preacher’s son to the shock rock superstar known as Alice Cooper.
Best Editing in a Feature Length Documentary: Reginald Harkema, Alex Shuper –- Super Duper Alice Cooper.