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27th January 2012

Congratulations To The Canadian Winners At The History Makers Awards

history makersThe winners of the 2012 History Makers Awards were announced last night at a fabulous gala event in New York City. After an extremely difficult selection process, the Jury chose seven productions that have made an outstanding impact this year. Of those seven, three are Canadian productions or co-productions.

Best Historical Drama Production, presented in partnership with La Storia siamo noi – Rai 150 anni

The Kennedys – A Muse Entertainment Production, in association with Asylum Entertainment
For broadcaster: Shaw Media, ReelzChannel

Best Interactive Production, Presented in partnership with ZDF Enterprises GmbH

Exile Without End: Palestinians in Lebanon
CBC News, Radio-Canada, in association with ALT Productions
For Broadcaster: CBCNews.ca/radio-canada.ca

Most Innovative Production, Presented in partnership with NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation)

Dambusters
Windfall Films in association with: Dambusters Canada Productions Ltd.
For broadcaster: Channel 4, PBS, NOVA, National Geographic Channels, Shaw Media
Country: United Kingdom/Canada

Other Canadian nominees included:

Best Current Affairs Program:

Remote Control War  by Zoot Pictures for the CBC

Best Historical Drama Production:

Nazi Hunters by Cineflix (Wartime) Inc. in association with Terra Vermelha Filmes EEP for History (Canada & International)

Best Interactive Production:

Museum Secrets by Kensington Communications Inc. for History Television Canada

Truth and Lies: The Last Days of Osama bin Laden by CBC News and the fifth estate, in association with fulscrn Digital Media and Communications

Storming Juno Interactive by Secret Location, in association with: History Television Canada

Best Social Change Production:

Surviving Progress by Cinemaginaire, Big Picture Media Corp and National Film Board of Canada

Most Innovative Production:

Museum Secrets by Kensington Communications Inc. for History Television Canada

Foreign Award Winners:

Best Current Affairs Production, Presented in partnership with WNET New York Public Media

The Battle for Marjah by Wall to Wall in association with Roadwork Limited for HBO Documentary Films and Channel 4, Country: USA/United Kingdom

Best History Production,Presented in partnership with CBC

The Children Who Built Victorian Britain by BBC Wales for BBC 4, Country: United Kingdom

Best Social Change Production, Presented in partnership with A&E Television Networks LLP

The Loving Story by Augusta Films in association with: HBO and the National Endowment for the Humanities for HBO, Country: USA

Best Use Of Archive In A History Production, Presented in partnership with the Association of Commercial Stock Images Licensors (ACSIL)

APOCALYPSE Hitler by Clarke Costelle & Cie for France Télévisions, Country: France

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