Bell Media Garners 33 Gémeaux Award Nominations

- Nominated channels and websites include VRAK TV, Ztélé, Canal D, Canal 
Vie, and enVedette.ca - 
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MONTREAL, June 19, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Bell Media has been nominated for 33 
prestigious Gémeaux Awards, it was announced earlier this week. Among the 
original productions by Bell Media's specialty channels and websites, VRAK TV 
received 18 nominations in youth categories, while Ztélé garnered nine. 
There were also three nominations for Canal D, two for Canal Vie, and a first 
nomination for enVedette.ca. Also noteworthy are the 12 nominations in six 
categories for digital productions by various Bell Media brands. Honouring 
French Canadian achievements in original Canadian television, the awards will 
be handed out on September 14 at the 29th annual Gémeaux Awards Gala in 
Montréal. 
"Bell Media is a major player in the development and broadcasting of original 
Québec content," said Charles Benoît, President, Television and Radio, Bell 
Media - Québec. "Our expertise extends not only to television, but to all 
digital platforms. We are proud to acknowledge the excellent work of our local 
creators and artists, and proud to be offering consumers a unique experience, 
regardless of which medium they use to watch our content." 
Bell Media nominations for the 29th Gémeaux Awards Gala: 
VRAK TV - 18 nominations 
Best youth program or series: Variety/magazine 


        --  LES TESTEURS III — Michel Bissonnette, André Larin,
            Vincent Leduc, Brigitte Lemonde, Marie-Hélène Tremblay (Zone3)
        --  MIX 4 — Michel Bissonnette, Édith Desgagné, André Larin,
            Vincent Leduc, Brigitte Lemonde (Zone3)

Best youth production: Fiction
        --  Yannick Savard — LES TESTEURS III
        --  Guillaume Lonergan — VRAK LA VIE « Vrak la vie 1028 »
            (Fair Play)

Best youth production: Variety/magazine
        --  Janie Gaumond-Brunet, Martin Roy — ARRANGE-TOI AVEC ÇA
            « La danse des canards au resto! » (Juste pour rire TV)
        --  Luc Sirois — KARV, L'ANTI.GALA 2013 (Zone3)
        --  Marc-André Chabot — LES TESTEURS III « Épisode 6 »
            (Zone3)
        --  Jean-François Chagnon, Isabelle Garneau — MEILLEUR AVANT
            LE 31, BON PAREIL LE 1ER! - 2 (ATTRACTION IMAGES)

Best script writing: Youth
        --  Jean-François Bélanger — IL ÉTAIT UNE FOIS DANS LE
            TROUBLE « La flamme Olympique » (ZONE3)
        --  Pascal Mailloux, Pascal Morrissette — MEILLEUR AVANT LE
            31, BON PAREIL LE 1ER! - 2 (ATTRACTION IMAGES)

Best starring role: Youth
        --  Gabrielle Fontaine — FÉE ÉRIC « Cupidon de fortune »
            (ATTRACTION IMAGES)
        --  Marie Soleil Dion — VRAK LA VIE « Le comité du bal »
            (Fair Play)

Best supporting actor: Youth
        --  Patrice Coquereau — VRAK LA VIE « La JAZ » (Fair Play)

Best animation: Youth
        --  Stéphane Bellavance — ARRANGE-TOI AVEC ÇA « Spécial
            Rachid Badouri » (Juste pour rire TV)
        --  Patrice Bélanger, Étienne Boulay — LES TESTEURS III
            « Épisode 4 » (Zone3)

Best digital production (website and/or mobile application) for a program or 
series: Youth
        --  MEILLEUR AVANT LE 31, BON PAREIL LE 1ER - 2 — Raphaelle
            Huysmans, Philippe Lamarre, Richard Speer, Josée Vallée,
            Marie-Claude Wolfe (ATTRACTION IMAGES / Toxa).
            http://meilleuravant.vrak.tv/

Best original program or series produced for digital media: Fiction
        --  LOURD SAISON 2 — Marie-Andrée Labbé, Eva-Rose Mercier,
            Catherine Therrien (Les productions Lourd).
            http://www.vrak.tv/television/emissions/lourd/videos/

Best actress in an original program or series produced for digital media: 
Fiction
        --  Elisabeth Smith — LOURD SAISON 2 « La bonne teknik » (Les
            productions Lourd)

Ztélé - Nine nominations

Best magazine show
        --  LES NERDZ 2013-2014 — Jacquelin Bouchard, Stéfany
            Brulier, Sylvie Desrochers, Carole Dufour, Nicole Faucher
            (Productions Pixcom)

Best animation: Magazine show, cultural
        --  François-Étienne Paré — LES NERDZ 2013-2014 « Épisode 4 »
            (Productions Pixcom)

Best digital production (web site and/or mobile application) for a program or 
series: Documentary
        --  MONTE DANS L'MANÈGE — Marc Beaudet, Claire Buffet,
            Jean-François Cartier, Karine Proulx, Michel St-Cyr, Guy
            Villeneuve (Fair Play/Turbulent)
            http://montedanslmanege.ztele.com

Best original program or series produced for digital media: Fiction
        --  AGENT SECRET — Marleen Beaulieu, Julien Hurteau, Simon
            Lacroix, Micho Marquis-Rose, Richard Speer (ATTRACTION IMAGES)
            http://www.ztele.com/emissions/agent-secret/emission
        --  PROJET-M — Julien Deschamps Jolin, Marco Frascarelli,
            Mario J. Ramos, Roberto Mei, Eric Piccoli (Productions Babel)
            http://www.ztele.com/emissions/projet-m/episodes

Best original program or series produced for digital media: Comedy, variety
        --  J'AIME PAS — Jean-Sébastien Di Fruscia, Louis-David
            Jutras, Jean-François Lavallière (Ikebana Productions)
            http://www.ikweb.tv/webseries/j-aime-pas

Best actor in an original program or series produced for digital media: Fiction
        --  Émile Proulx-Cloutier — AGENT SECRET « Maître Wing-Wong »
            (ATTRACTION IMAGES)
        --  Jean-Nicolas Verreault — PROJET-M « Épisode 5 »
            (Productions Babel)
        --  Julien Deschamps Jolin — PROJET-M « Épisode 10 »
            (Productions Babel)

Canal D - Three nominations

Best program or series about sports and leisure
        --  24CH - SAISON II — Jean-François Boulianne, Martin
            Métivier, Marie-Élaine Nadeau, Richard Speer, Stéphane
            Tremblay, Josée Vallée, Marie-Claude Wolfe (ATTRACTION IMAGES)

Best editing: Public affairs, documentary program
        --  Annie Leclair — SUUHK! SUUHK! HOCKEY (Esperamos Films)

Best digital production (web site and/or mobile application) for a program or 
series: Documentary
        --  LE CONTRAT - LE JEU — Julien Bigeault, Loïc Guyot, Nancy
            Larue (Pro-Prod Gestion /Tonton)
            http://lecontrat.canald.com/

Canal Vie - Two nominations

Best biography or portrait
        --  LE NOUVEAU VISAGE DE COCO — Nathalie Barton, Guy Boutin,
            Ian Oliveri, Ian Quenneville (InformAction Films)

Best editing: magazine
        --  Aurélie Govaere — DESIGN V.I.P. III « L'aménagement
            extérieur de Réal Béland » (Zone3)

enVedette.ca - One nomination

Best actor in an original program or series produced for digital media: Fiction
        --  Emmanuel Schwartz — AMOUR AMOUR « Épisode 6 »
            (Sublimation Films)

About Bell Media

With passion and an unrelenting commitment to excellence, Bell Media creates 
content and builds brands that entertain, inform, engage, and inspire 
audiences through the platforms of their choice. Bell Media is Canada's 
premier multimedia company with leading assets in television, radio, 
out-of-home advertising, and digital media. Bell Media owns 30 local 
television stations led by CTV, Canada's #1 television network; 35 specialty 
channels, including TSN and RDS, Canada's most-watched specialty channels in 
English and French; four pay TV services, including The Movie Network and 
Super Écran; and is managing shareholder of premium pay-per-view service 
Viewers Choice Canada. Bell Media is also Canada's largest radio broadcaster, 
with 106 licensed radio stations in 54 markets across Canada. Bell Media owns 
Astral Out-of-Home, one of Canada's most dynamic and innovative out-of-home 
advertising companies with a network of more than 9,500 advertising faces in 
Québec, Ontario, Alberta, and British Columbia. Bell Media also operates more 
than 200 websites, delivers TV Everywhere with its innovative GO video 
streaming services, including CTV GO, TMN GO, and TSN GO, and owns Dome 
Productions Inc., a multi-platform production company. Bell Media is part of 
BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company. For more 
on Bell Media, please visit www.bellmedia.ca.



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