Gemini Awards: “Audrey is back” and “That’s how I love you” favorites
A scene from the series “Audrey is returned”
The quirky second season of C'est comme ça que je t'aimeand the dramatic comedy Audrey is back lead the pack in view of the race for the 37th Gémeaux Awards, whose finalists were announced on Wednesday.
Available on Club illico, Audrey is backcould win statuettes in the categories of Best Comedy, Best Director (Guillaume Lonergan), Best Texts (Florence Longpré and Guillaume Lambert), Best Male Lead (Denis Bouchard), Best Female Lead ( Florence Longpré and Josée Deschênes), Best Male Supporting Role (Martin David Peters and Dominic St-Laurent) and Best Female Supporting Role (Joanie Guérin), as well as in technical areas such as sets and costumes.
On the side of That's how I love you, the work by François Létourneau could stand out for Best Drama Series, Best Director (Jean-François Rivard and Robin Aubert), Best Texts, Best Female Leading Role (Marilyn Castonguay), Best Role in Male Support (Steve Laplante), and Best Female Supporting Role (Sophie Desmarais). His cinematography, editing, sets, costumes and vintage hairstyles could also be commended.
The Mammoth Evening 2021(11), Bye Bye 2021(10), Mad House, Raspberry Time and All Life< /em> (9) as well as Aller simple and Intertwined (8) are the other titles that sit at the top of the most cited productions.
And 5 for District
As Best Drama Series will compete One Way, That's How I Love You 2, Raspberry Time, A Crime Caseand Turnaround, while for Best Annual Drama Series, we find District 31, The Breakaway, The Perfect Moments, Usand All Life.
Audrey Has Returned, Eye of the Storm 2, The Guys 2, No Date , and Surviving Her Children all have a chance to receive the trophy for Best Comedy.
While one would have thought that the end of District 31 would be marked by a rain of nominations, the detective soap only harvests five in the end, for its production (Danièle Méthot), its texts (Luc Dionne), its musical theme (Michel Cusson) and its digital component. No actors are named.
District 31 also faces Black Beast, C' est comme ça que je t'aime, Félix, Maude and the end of the world and Portrait-Robot, in the new category of Production having been most illustrated abroad .
Another new feature is the implementation of the Gémeaux de lalève award, awarded to an artist or craftsperson at the start of their career, under the age of 35 and distinguished by their innovation, creativity and originality. Who, from director Philippe Grenier, director Amélie Hardy, ideator, co-screenwriter and animator Schelby Jean-Baptiste, director, artistic director and illustrator Marie-Émilie Rowe or writer-director Kimberley Ann Surin will be the. the first to win the honour?
As for the Gémeaux des artisans prize, honoring a worker in the shadows, it will be awarded this year to the 1st assistant director, Frank Ruszczynski , to highlight its 41 years of experience in the profession.
A number of 237 finalists will obtain in 2022 their first nomination for life at the Gémeaux awards. The complete list of nominations is available here.
This unveiling of the finalists for the 37th Gémeaux awards takes place as TVA announced on Tuesday the final death of the Artis gala after 36 editions.
The 37th Prix Gémeaux gala, hosted by Véronique Cloutier, will be presented live on ICI Télé on Sunday, September 18, at 8 p.m. It will be preceded by the opening gala, led by Nicolas Ouellet, broadcast on ICI ARTV starting at 2:30 p.m. the same day, and by the industry gala, also with Nicolas Ouellet at the helm, on Thursday, September 15. This last meeting will be relayed on radio-canada.ca and on the Gémeaux Facebook page.