6th Genie Awards

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6th Genie Awards
Date March 21, 1985
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The 6th Genie Awards is generally considered the pinnacle of the Canadian Genie Awards' popularity. It was the first time the Genies were broadcast live across Canada and they drew 1.9 million viewers, a record never since equalled.[citation needed] The event, held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre was cohosted by Al Waxman and Kerrie Keane. They were held March 21, 1985, and honoured films released in 1984.

Best Motion Picture

Winner: The Bay Boy, Denis Héroux and John Kemeny

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Best actress

Winner: Louise Marleau, La Femme de l'hôtel

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Best actor

Winner: Gabriel Arcand, Le Crime d'Ovide Plouffe

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Best supporting actor

Winner: Alan Scarfe, The Bay Boy

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Best supporting actress

Winner: Linda Sorenson, Draw!

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Best director

Winner: Micheline Lanctôt, Sonatine

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Best screenplay

Winner: Daniel Petrie, The Bay Boy

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Cinematography

Winner: Pierre Mignot, Mario

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Art direction

Winner: Wolf Kroeger, The Bay Boy

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Costume design

Winner: Renée April, The Bay Boy

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Sound

Winner: Bruce Nyznik, Richard Besse, and Hans Peter Strobl, Mario

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Film editing

Winner: André Corriveau, La Guerre des tuques

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Sound editing

Winner: Charles Bowers and Peter Burgess, The Bay Boy

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Musical score

Winner: François Dompierre, Mario

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Theatrical short

Winner: Charade, John Minnis

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Documentary

Winner: Raoul Wallenberg Buried Alive, David Harel and Wayne Arron

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