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February 25, 2011 17:17 ET

Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages Wishes Best of Luck to Canadians Nominated for Academy Awards

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Feb. 25, 2011) - I would like to wish the best of luck to the following Canadians who have been nominated for Oscars that will be announced at the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday evening.

For Best Foreign-Language Film:

  • Luc Déry and Kim McCraw, producers of the film Incendies 
  • Denis Villeneuve, director and screenwriter of the film Incendies

For Best Makeup:

  • Adrien Morot, makeup effects artist for the film Barney's Version

For Best Sound Editing:

For Best Sound Mixing:

  • Craig Berkey, for his editing work, along with his creative partner, on the film True Grit and for his accomplishments, with the help of others, in sound-mixing on the same film

For Best Animated Feature:

  • Dean DeBlois, co-writer and co-director of How to Train Your Dragon

On behalf of Prime Minister Stephen Harper and all Canadians, I congratulate these artists on their nominations. The eyes of proud Canadians across the country will be on them on Sunday, and I look forward to their success.

Contact Information

  • Office of the Minister of Canadian Heritage
    and Official Languages
    Codie Taylor - Press Secretary
    819-997-7788
    codie.taylor@pch.gc.ca