Sheridan graduates scoop 40 Canadian Screen Award nominations
Awards to be handed out March 3For Immediate Release: February 13, 2013
Thirty-three Sheridan graduates have received forty nominations between them in the inaugural Canadian Screen Awards, to be presented in Toronto on March 3. The nominations cover multiple award categories in digital media, film and television, from sound editing, to visual effects, to cross-platform project. The graduates represent a range of Sheridan programs, including media arts, computer animation and interactive multimedia, and their year of graduation spans the past four decades.
“This is truly an impressive showing by our graduates, and reflects the tremendous contribution of our alumni to the Canadian screen industries,” says Sheridan President, Jeff Zabudsky.
The Canadian Screen Awards are a consolidation by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television of the Genie and Gemini Awards. Sheridan alumni earned over 25 Genie and Gemini Awards between 1985 and 2012.
Sheridan’s Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design is recognized as a top-choice destination among creative arts colleges. Our students develop a rare combination of artistic talent, professionalism, and technical sophistication. Sheridan is world-renowned as an animation school and has a stellar reputation for quality in its film and televisions programs, including a three-year Media Arts diploma and one-year Advanced Television and Film (ATVF) graduate certificate. The ATVF program belongs to CILECT (Centre International de Liaison des Ecoles de Cinéma et de Télévision), an international consortium of the world’s major television and film schools.
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