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Bell Media Wins 11 Awards at the 33rd Gémeaux Awards Gala

MONTRÉAL (September 17, 2018) – Bell Media congratulates its French-language production partners, team members, and on-screen talent on an amazing performance at the 33rd Gémeaux Awards Gala last night. With 11 awards Bell Media continues to demonstrate its commitment to producing exceptional original content.

Canal D leads the way with six awards for EXPO 67, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, CLAUDE N’EST PAS MORT and FUGITIFS which conquered the heart of many viewers. VRAK followed with two awards for LE CHALET and MED, and Canal Vie received an award for MAIGRIR POUR GAGNER : LE DÉFI DU QUÉBEC. Finally, RDS won a statuette for 25 ANS D’ÉMOTIONS and also Super Écran for MARCHE À L’OMBRE.

“These awards are the result of our teams’ ongoing efforts in working closely with local producers, artists and artisans, who are dedicated, creative and enjoy producing entertaining and varied content for our viewers,” said Gerry Frappier, President, French-language TV and RDS, Bell Media. “Thank you for your hard work and your exceptional content and congratulations to all our partners on your well-deserved recognition.”

Winners of the 33rd Gémeaux Awards for Bell Media:

Canal D: Six Awards

BEST DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM OR SERIES: HISTORY AND POLITICS

  • EXPO 67 MISSION IMPOSSIBLE – Guylaine Maroist, Éric Ruel (Productions de la ruelle)

BEST DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM OR SERIES: BIOGRAPHY OR PROFILE

  • CLAUDE N’EST PAS MORT – Catherine Drolet, Daniela Mujica (Films de l’Œil)

BEST PROGRAM OR SERIES: DOCUFICTION

  • FUGITIFS – SEASON 3 – Marleen Beaulieu, Joceline Genest, Ivan Lamontagne, Louise Lantagne (Attraction Images)

BEST DIRECTION: DOCUFICTION

  • Geneviève Poulette – FUGITIFS – SEASON 3 “Épisode 307 – Le Houdini de Kingston” (Attraction Images)

BEST SCREENPLAY DOCUMENTARY – PROGRAM

  • Michel Barbeau, Sylvain Cormier, Guylaine Maroist, Éric Ruel – EXPO 67 MISSION IMPOSSIBLE (Productions de la ruelle)

BEST SOUND: MAGAZINE, PUBLIC AFFAIRS, DOCUMENTARY – ALL CATEGORIES

  • Stéphane Barsalou, Benoît Dame, Marco Fania, Mélanie Gauthier, Jérémie Jones – CLAUDE N’EST PAS MORT (Films de l’Oeil)

VRAK: Two Awards

BEST YOUTH PROGRAM OR SERIES – FICTION: 13 TO 17 YEARS OLD

  • LE CHALET – SEASON 4 – Marie-Claude Blouin, Vicky Bounadère, Félix Tétreault (Les productions Passez Go II)

BEST YOUTH DIRECTION: FICTION

  • François St-Amant – MED “Épisode 80” (KOTV)

Canal Vie: One Award

BEST HOSTING: REALITY PROGRAM

  • Chantal Lacroix – MAIGRIR POUR GAGNER : LE DÉFI DU QUÉBEC – SEASON 3 “Épisode 22 – L’ascension” (Productions Kenya)

RDS: One Award

BEST SPORTS/LEISURE PROGRAM OR SERIES

  • 25 ANS D’ÉMOTIONS – SEASON 4 – Lucien Gallant, Tony Morello, Sylvain Rancourt, Domenic Vannelli, Marc Veilleux (RDS)

Super Écran: One award

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE: FICTION

  • Martin Roy, Luc Sicard – MARCHE À L’OMBRE – SEASON 3 “Épisode 21 – Héroïne” (Avenue productions)
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Bell Media is Canada’s leading content creation company with premier assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, digital media, and more. Bell Media owns 30 local television stations led by CTV, Canada’s highest-rated television network; 30 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, and four pay TV services. Bell Media is Canada’s largest radio broadcaster, with 215 music channels including 109 licensed radio stations in 58 markets across the country, all part of the iHeartRadio brand and streaming service. Bell Media owns Astral, an out-of-home advertising network of more than 30,000 faces in five provinces. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites; video streaming services including CraveTV, TSN Direct, and RDS Direct; and multi-channel network Much Studios. The company produces live theatrical shows via its partnership with Iconic Entertainment Studios; owns a majority stake in Pinewood Toronto Studios; is a partner in Just for Laughs, the live comedy event and TV producer; and owns Dome Productions Inc., one of North America’s leading production facilities providers. Bell Media is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. Learn more at www.BellMedia.ca.

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Bell Media Wins 11 Awards at the 33rd Gémeaux Awards Gala

MONTRÉAL (September 17, 2018) – Bell Media congratulates its French-language production partners, team members, and on-screen talent on an amazing performance at the 33rd Gémeaux Awards Gala last night. With 11 awards Bell Media continues to demonstrate its commitment to producing exceptional original content.

Canal D leads the way with six awards for EXPO 67, MISSION IMPOSSIBLE, CLAUDE N’EST PAS MORT and FUGITIFS which conquered the heart of many viewers. VRAK followed with two awards for LE CHALET and MED, and Canal Vie received an award for MAIGRIR POUR GAGNER : LE DÉFI DU QUÉBEC. Finally, RDS won a statuette for 25 ANS D’ÉMOTIONS and also Super Écran for MARCHE À L’OMBRE.

“These awards are the result of our teams’ ongoing efforts in working closely with local producers, artists and artisans, who are dedicated, creative and enjoy producing entertaining and varied content for our viewers,” said Gerry Frappier, President, French-language TV and RDS, Bell Media. “Thank you for your hard work and your exceptional content and congratulations to all our partners on your well-deserved recognition.”

Winners of the 33rd Gémeaux Awards for Bell Media:

Canal D: Six Awards

BEST DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM OR SERIES: HISTORY AND POLITICS

  • EXPO 67 MISSION IMPOSSIBLE – Guylaine Maroist, Éric Ruel (Productions de la ruelle)

BEST DOCUMENTARY PROGRAM OR SERIES: BIOGRAPHY OR PROFILE

  • CLAUDE N’EST PAS MORT – Catherine Drolet, Daniela Mujica (Films de l’Œil)

BEST PROGRAM OR SERIES: DOCUFICTION

  • FUGITIFS – SEASON 3 – Marleen Beaulieu, Joceline Genest, Ivan Lamontagne, Louise Lantagne (Attraction Images)

BEST DIRECTION: DOCUFICTION

  • Geneviève Poulette – FUGITIFS – SEASON 3 “Épisode 307 – Le Houdini de Kingston” (Attraction Images)

BEST SCREENPLAY DOCUMENTARY – PROGRAM

  • Michel Barbeau, Sylvain Cormier, Guylaine Maroist, Éric Ruel – EXPO 67 MISSION IMPOSSIBLE (Productions de la ruelle)

BEST SOUND: MAGAZINE, PUBLIC AFFAIRS, DOCUMENTARY – ALL CATEGORIES

  • Stéphane Barsalou, Benoît Dame, Marco Fania, Mélanie Gauthier, Jérémie Jones – CLAUDE N’EST PAS MORT (Films de l’Oeil)

VRAK: Two Awards

BEST YOUTH PROGRAM OR SERIES – FICTION: 13 TO 17 YEARS OLD

  • LE CHALET – SEASON 4 – Marie-Claude Blouin, Vicky Bounadère, Félix Tétreault (Les productions Passez Go II)

BEST YOUTH DIRECTION: FICTION

  • François St-Amant – MED “Épisode 80” (KOTV)

Canal Vie: One Award

BEST HOSTING: REALITY PROGRAM

  • Chantal Lacroix – MAIGRIR POUR GAGNER : LE DÉFI DU QUÉBEC – SEASON 3 “Épisode 22 – L’ascension” (Productions Kenya)

RDS: One Award

BEST SPORTS/LEISURE PROGRAM OR SERIES

  • 25 ANS D’ÉMOTIONS – SEASON 4 – Lucien Gallant, Tony Morello, Sylvain Rancourt, Domenic Vannelli, Marc Veilleux (RDS)

Super Écran: One award

BEST ORIGINAL SCORE: FICTION

  • Martin Roy, Luc Sicard – MARCHE À L’OMBRE – SEASON 3 “Épisode 21 – Héroïne” (Avenue productions)

For more information

Mélanie Sylvestre

melanie.sylvestre@bellmedia.ca

Patrick Tremblay

patrick.tremblay@bellmedia.ca

About Bell Media

Bell Media is Canada’s leading content creation company with premier assets in television, radio, out-of-home advertising, digital media, and more. Bell Media owns 30 local television stations led by CTV, Canada’s highest-rated television network; 30 specialty channels, including TSN and RDS, and four pay TV services. Bell Media is Canada’s largest radio broadcaster, with 215 music channels including 109 licensed radio stations in 58 markets across the country, all part of the iHeartRadio brand and streaming service. Bell Media owns Astral, an out-of-home advertising network of more than 30,000 faces in five provinces. Bell Media also operates more than 200 websites; video streaming services including CraveTV, TSN Direct, and RDS Direct; and multi-channel network Much Studios. The company produces live theatrical shows via its partnership with Iconic Entertainment Studios; owns a majority stake in Pinewood Toronto Studios; is a partner in Just for Laughs, the live comedy event and TV producer; and owns Dome Productions Inc., one of North America’s leading production facilities providers. Bell Media is part of BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada’s largest communications company. Learn more at www.BellMedia.ca.

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