RDC film students and alumni are nominated for AMPIA awards

Winners will be announced on April 29

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.

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