29th Genie Awards

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29th Genie Awards
Date April 4, 2009
Site Canadian Aviation Museum
Ottawa, Ontario
Hosted by Dave Foley
Best Picture Passchendaele
Most awards Passchendaele
Most nominations The Necessities of Life (Ce qu'il faut pour vivre)
Television coverage
Network Global

The 29th Genie Awards were held on April 4, 2009 to honour films released in 2008. The ceremony was held at the Canadian Aviation Museum in Ottawa, Ontario, and was broadcast on Global. The ceremony's host was Dave Foley.[1]

Nominations were announced on February 10, 2009.[2]


Motion Picture Direction
Actor in a leading role Actress in a leading role
Actor in a supporting role Actress in a supporting role
Original Screenplay Adapted Screenplay
Best Live Action Short Drama Best Animated Short
Art Direction/Production Design Cinematography
Costume Design Editing
Overall Sound Sound Editing
  • Blue ribbon Jane Tattersall, Kevin Banks, Barry Gilmore, Andy Malcolm and David Rose, Passchendaele
  • Robert LaBrosse, France Lévesque, Guy Francoeur, Lucie Fortier and Lori Paquet, La ligne brisée
  • François B. Senneville, Antoine Morin and Carole Gagnon, Le Banquet
  • Jean-François Sauvé, Natalie Fleurant, Jérôme Décarie and Claude Beaugrand, The American Trap (Le Piège américain)
  • Nelson Ferreira, Lee de Lang and Nathan Robitaille, This Beautiful City
Achievement in Music: Original Score Achievement in Music: Original Song
Documentary Special awards


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