Knightscove Media Corp.

Knightscove Media Corp.

November 29, 2010 09:30 ET

Knightscove Distribution's Glenn Gould Title Makes Oscar Shortlist

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Nov. 29, 2010) - KNIGHTSCOVE MEDIA CORP. (TSX VENTURE:KC.A)(TSX VENTURE:KC.B) ("Knightscove") is pleased to announce that one of its distribution titles, "Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould" has been shortlisted for an Academy Award, competing in the Best Long Form Documentary.

"Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould" weaves together an unprecedented array of never before seen footage of Gould, photographs and excerpts from his private home recordings and diaries, plus personal interviews with Gould's most intimate friends and lovers, some who have never spoken about him publicly before, to reconstruct his thoughts on music, art, society, love and life.

Distributed in Canada by Union Pictures, the film has screened at renowned film festivals around the globe, with its world premiere occurring at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival. This year, it has enjoyed a limited theatrical run in both Canada and the United States, picking up a Gemini Award for Best Biography Documentary along the way.

Knightscove's distribution arm, Morningstar Entertainment, acquired the Canadian DVD distribution rights to the documentary from Union Pictures and will be releasing the title in February 2011.

The nominations for the 83rd Academy Awards will be announced on January 25th 2011.

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