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Genie Award

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The Genie Awards are given out to recognize the best of Canadian films, by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. The awards began in 1979 and were created to replace the Canadian Film Awards that had run from 1949 to 1978.

Genie Award candidates are selected from submissions made by the owners of Canadian films or their representatives, based on the critera laid out in the Genie Rules and Regulations booklet which is distributed to Academy members and industry members. Peer-group juries, assembled from volunteer members of the Academy, meet to screen the submissions and select a group of nominees. Academy members then vote on these nominations.

Special Achievement Genie

The Special Achievement Genie, also called the Special Achievement Award, is an award given irregularly to an individual or individuals in recognition of lifetime achievement or an important career milestone.

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