RDC students, past and present, received 14 nominations for the 43rd-annual Alberta Film and Television Awards.
Here is a list of RDC nominations for the Alberta Media Production Industries Association’s Rosie Awards that celebrate outstanding achievement in Alberta’s screen industries:
– Plight: A Comic Book Rock Opera for best musical or variety program (Randy Brososky, producer)
– Sam Lundell’s Everything for best music video (Justin Brunelle, producer)
– The Hellevator Project for best digital or interactive project (Randy Brososky, producer)
– Canary for best dramatic short (Justin Brunelle and Carlee Ryski, producers)
– One, One Thousand for best dramatic short (Justin Brunelle, producer)
– Join the Dance for best student production (David Daniel Kohl, producer)
– Justin Brunelle for best director for a drama under 30 minutes (two nominations) for One, One Thousand and Canary
– Shaun Johnston for best performance by an Alberta actor (two nominations) for Heartland episode ‘Here and Now’ and Wynonna Earp’s ‘Landslide’
– Carlee Ryski for best performance by an Alberta actress (two nominations) for On the Rocks and Canary
– Sam Reid for best cinematographer for drama over 30 minutes for On the Rocks
– Michael Olson for best overall sound (non-fiction over 30 minutes) for The Secret Life of Pianos
The locally produced film, She Has A Name, also garnered five nominations, including best dramatic feature.
The 2017 Alberta Film & Television Awards are on April 29 in Edmonton.