CANADA'S GOLDEN SHEAF AWARD WINNERS
1985


BEST PRODUCTION OF THE FESTIVAL
BEST DOCUMENTARY UNDER 30 MINUTES

"MAKING OVERTURES"
TIME: 28 MINUTES

RHOMBUS MEDIA INC.
14 BELMONT STREET
TORONTO, ON    M5R 1P8
PHONE: (416) 962-9131

This film is an affectionate and often humourous portrait of the 
Northumberland Symphony Orchestra.  The members range from
students in their teens to seniors in their eighties, and from 
business executives to hog farmers.  This lively documentary 
depicts the musicians endless enthusiasm for music making, 
their creative methods of fund-raising, and their collective will
to survive.


BEST ANIMATION PRODUCTION

"THE STUDY OF AN APARTMENT"
TIME: 3 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: MARTIN ROSE
4  - 1546 YEW STREET
VANCOUVER, BC
PHONE: (604) 734-0427

The film is a short visit with a woman in her quiet apartment and
a glance at a few things she does there.  A few distractions 
send her to places she was once at, and others she might go to later.


BEST COMMERCIAL/PROMOTIONAL 

"SUNSPIRIT SASKATCHEWAN"
TIME: 24 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: JACK TUNNICLIFFE
NEIL SAWATZKY
2103 - 11TH AVENUE
REGINA, SK S4P 3V7
PHONE: (306) 787-2320

The refreshing, invigorating spirit of a Saskatchewan summer 
bursts from the screen in this fast moving kaleidoscope of tourist
attractions, places and events.  Enjoy the beauty, the solitude, the
adventure as experienced for the first time by a young family
on vacation.


BEST DOCUMENTARY OVER 30 MINUTES
BEST PICTURE EDITING - Louise Michaud

"LE FILM D'ARIANE"
TIME: 55 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: JOSEE BEAUDET
PARLIMAGE
4572 DE LORIMIER
MONTREAL, QUEBEC   H2H 2B5
PHONE: (514) 526-4423

Ariane was born in 1910.  All her life she has collected photos, 
films and all kinds of souvenirs.  She invites us to share her 
past, which is also ours.  Through her comments and films and 
also, from others we see the history of Quebec women from 
1925 - 1980.


BEST DRAMA OVER 30 MINUTES

"LA FUITE"
TIME: 49 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: ROBERT CORNELLIER

During the war of 14-18, Jan and Piotr left their country to go and
find their uncle from America.  Mean while, the Canadian 
government declares war with Germany and orders the 
internment of thousands of strangers found on its' territory.  
Considered as prisoners of war, they are arrested, belongings 
are confiscated, and they are held without trial in a concentration 
camp.  Their only crime is being strangers of enemy nationality.


BEST DRAMA UNDER 30 MINUTES
BEST PERFORMANCE - Linda Goranson
BEST SCRIPT - Joe Wiesenfeld
SUPPERCHANNEL BEST SCRIPT AWARD $1000

"THE PAINTED DOOR"
TIME: 24 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: BRUCE PITTMAN
ATLANTIS FILMS LIMITED
437 SHERBOURNE STREET
TORONTO, ON M4S 1K5
PHONE: (416) 960-1503

This is a gripping story of love, regret and death.  During a 
terrible blizzard on the Prairies.  Anne remains alone in the 
farmhouse, while her husband treks through the storm to aid his
father.  Their neighbor comes by to help Anne with the farm 
chores.  As the evening wears on it becomes clear that John will
not be home that night and Stephen and Anne sleep together.  
In the clear light of morning, John's frozen body is found and 
Anne realizes the horrifying implications of her betrayal.


BEST FINE ARTS PRODUCTION

"MAGNIFICAT"
TIME: 50 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: BARBARA WILLIS-SWEETE
RHOMBUS MEDIA INC.
14 BELMONT STREET
TORONTO, ON   M5R 1P8
PHONE: (416) 962-9131

Magnificat presents two widely divergent approaches to the same
piece of music - The Magnificat in D one of J.S. Bach's most 
joyous and celebrative works.  Magnificat follows the 
simutaneous rehearsals and performances of these two groups 
highlighting the personal collaborations, tension and excitement 
leading up to the performance.


BEST HEALTH / MEDICINE PRODUCTION

"MAKING A DIFFERENCE"
TIME: 29 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: LOUISE SHEKTER
REUBEN NUSSBAUM
542 GORDON BAKER ROAD
WILLOWDALE, ON M2H 3B4
PHONE: (416) 499-1400

Born with a complex cardiac malformation.  Jonathon is delighted
with his new pacemaker.  He explains how it works and goes on
a tour of its' manufacturing plant as well as to this cardiology 
check-up.


BEST INSTRUCTIONAL/EDUCATIONAL

"DADS AND KIDS"
TIME: 28 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: CHRISTIAN BRUYERE
3105 WEST 5TH AVENUE
VANCOUVER, BC   V6K 1V1
PHONE: (604) 271-3311

This film reveals the difficulties and ranges of emotions men and
their kids experience after a marriage break-up.


BEST MUSIC VIDEO PRODUCTION

"TURN IT OFF"
TIME: 4 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: ALLAN STEIN
STEIN/MACLEAN PRODUCTIONS LTD.
7 SUNDANCE
EDMONTON, AB   T5H 2B2
PHONE: (403) 424-2519

Turn It Off like most music videos, is intended first and foremost 
as a vehicle for promoting and publicizing a contemporary song 
and its' composer ad performer, Ross Campbell (Ross is an 
Edmonton-based singer/songwriter who has performed widely in 
Alberta and Saskatchewan over the past fifteen years.)


BEST NATURE/ENVIRONMENT PRODUCTION

"ELK ISLAND"
TIME: 24 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: JAMES JEFFERY
NATIONAL FILM BOARD
#111-2001 CORNWALL STREET
REGINA, SK   S4P 2K6
PHONE: (306) 780-5011

This is the story of a man-made island sanctuary for wildlife.  
Just minutes east of the bustling modern city of Edmonton is 
one of the world's densest collections of wildlife, maintained by 
the active resource management of parks Canada.  The film 
looks at the behind-the-scenes activity of the island.


BEST PUBLIC AFFAIRS PRODUCTION

"POISON OF BHOPAL"
TIME: 15 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: DAVID KIRK
CBC
ROOM 516, 1255 BAY STREET
TORONTO, ON
PHONE: (416) 925-3311

A stunning report from Bhopal, India, on the horrendous after 
effects of the Union Carbide gas leak.


BEST SPORT/RECREATION PRODUCTION
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY/VIDEOGRAPHY - John Walker

"ON TO THE POLAR SEA: A YUKON ADVENTURE"
TIME: 52 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: PETER RAYMONT
INVESTIGATIVE PRODUCTIONS INC.
48 MAJOR STREET
TORONTO, ON   M5S 2L1
PHONE: (416) 968-7818

This is an extraordinary documentary film featuring breathtaking 
photography, remarkable sound recording, and a wonderfully 
warmhearted group of canoeists.  The film transports the viewer 
into the heart of Canada's northern wilderness for an experience 
that will be long remembered.


BEST PRODUCTION FOR CHILDREN
QUEEN CITY JUNIOR FILM SOCIETY AWARD $500

"REDISCOVERY - THE EAGLES'S GIFT"
TIME: 29 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: PETER PRINCE
VISION QUEST FILMS
BOX 1542, STATION "E"
VICTORIA, BC V8W 2X7
PHONE: (604) 385-4440

On a remote island off the northwest coast of B.C., Canada, is 
the most isolated wilderness youth camp in the world.  Here 
native and non-native youngsters embark on a journey of self-
discovery, as they explore the unique natural wonders and Haida
Indian Culture of the Queen Charlotte Islands.


CRAFT AWARDS

BEST ORIGINAL MUSIC SCORE - Zenoby Zawryshyn
ANTOINETTE KRYSKI CANADIAN HERITAGE AWARD $500

"HARVEST OF DESPAIR"
TIME: 55 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: ZLAVKO NOWYTSKI
MS. ZORIIANNE HRYCENKO, UFRC
2330 AVE BEASONSFIELD
MONTREAL, QUEBEC H4A 2G8
PHONE: (504) 481-5871

It is called the forgotten holocaust.  Created by a ruthless decree,
over 7 million Ukrainians were deliberately starved to death in 
the 1933 famine-genocide.  Reasons why the genocide remains 
so little known are explored.


BEST SOUND EDITING - Steve Munro

"RED ROCKET"
TIME: 10 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: COLIN STRAYER
953 DUNDAS STREET WEST
TORONTO, ON M6J 1W3
PHONE: (416) 360-7813

This film cinematically spans the life of Toronto's beloved PCC 
streetcars from their unveiling in August of 1938 to their 
destruction in 1985.


BEST DIRECTION - Francois D. Auteuil

"PLUIE D'ETE"
TIME: 28 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: FRANCOIS D. AUTEUIL
SDA PRODUCTIONS LTEE
1211 HOTEL-DE-VILLE, SUITE 100
MONTREAL, QUEBEC   H2X 3A9
PHONE: (514) 866-1761

It's summer in the country.  The birds are singing, a man putters
in his garden.  Suddenly our protagonist can't believe his eyes 
when, right in front of him a young couple in a rowboat hurl 
themselves into uninhibited lovemaking.


SPECIAL JURY AWARDS

"FIFTH ESTATE: A JOURNEY BACK"
TIME: 52 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: BRIAN MCKENNA
CBC
ROOM 516, 1255 BAY STREET
TORONTO, ON  
PHONE: (416) 925-3311 EXT 2221

Broadway producer Jack Garfein retraces the journey he and his 
family took from their homeland in Slavakia to their interment in 
the death camp of Auschwitz.

"STREET KIDS"
TIME: 28 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: PEG CAMPBELL
NATIONAL FILM BOARD
245 MAIN STREET
WINNIPEG, MB R3C 1A7
PHONE: (204) 949-2812

Graphics animation of black and white photographs provide a 
gritty, realistic look at juvenile prostitution and the young people 
male and female, who are struggling to get off the street.

"A GATHERING IN DENENDEH"
TIME: 59 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: GARY NICHOL
73 LEONARD STREET
OTTAWA, ON K1S 4V5
PHONE: (603) 236-2130

A celebration of the spirit and integrity of the Dene nation through
their preparation for the visit that Pope John Paul II had 
requested to their land.


CERTIFICATES OF MERIT

"ICE ROADS"
TIME: 28 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: ALAN BOOTH
YELLOWKNIFE FILMS
BOX 2562
YELLOWKNIFE, N.W.T.    K1A 2P9
PHONE: (403) 873-8610

Ice Roads was filmed at 40 degrees below in the barren lands 
of the N.W.T.  It's the story of building winter roads across frozen
lakes and portages up the mines of the Arctic Circle.  The men, 
like John Denison and Hugh Arden, who annually work on the 
ice roads are a hardy breed and share the adventures and 
dangers of their profession.

"CAGES"
TIME: 24 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: MICHAEL SCOTT
ATLANTIS FILMS LTD.
437 SHERBORNE STREET
TORONTO, ON   M4X 1K5
PHONE: (416) 960-1503

A powerful view of a family in conflict - a gritty and realistic 
portrayal of a miner and his two sons who are trapped in the 
psychic cages they have created for themselves.  The despair of 
a mining, town, life in a trailer home, and the anguish of a father
who hopes for a better life for his sons.  Gene and Billy, provide 
the emotional background.  Gene is an aimless teenager, prone 
to violent acts for which Billy usually ends up taking the blame.

"LE VIELLARD ET L'ENFANT"
TIME: 51 MINUTES

DIRECTOR: CLAUDE GRENIER
FRENCH PRODUCTION PRAIRIE STUDIO
NATIONAL FILM BOARD
245 MAIN STREET
WINNIPEG, MB R3C 1A7
PHONE: (204) 949-2812

The film relates to the souvenirs that Gabrielle Roy has kept of a
summer from her childhood, in a country as flat as the hand, 
and no obstacles.  A hot summer looms over Manitoba.  A poetic
film which resembles the works of the writer.


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