Two gemini wins for Blackstone

Prairie Dog Film + Television is pleased to announce that Blackstone won Gemini Awards in the following categories:

Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role: Michelle Thrush

Best Achievement in Main Title Design: Robb Thompson, Darren Bierman, Shelley Cornies, Steve Seeley

 

“It’s an absolute honour for Blackstone to be recognized at this year’s Gemini Awards,” says Ron E. Scott, who is executive producer, writer and director of Blackstone. “We’re very proud of Carmen and Michelle, who were both up for Best Actress, and who each bring so much to their respective roles. They’re part of an amazing cast who work so hard to bring Blackstone to life, and we’re extremely grateful for their talent and generosity.”

The second season of Blackstone is currently being shot in Edmonton, with production underway until mid-September. Returning for season two is the talented ensemble cast of Carmen Moore, Eric Schweig, Michelle Thrush, Nathaniel Arcand, Roseanne Supernault, Steven Cree Molison, Andrea Menard, Justin Rain and Ashley Callingbull. New cast members in season two are acclaimed First Nation’s actors Gary Farmer, Tantoo Cardinal and Georgina Lightning, as well as Cameron Bancroft, Frank Cassini, Vincent Gale and Lori Triolo.

Prior to the Gemini Awards, Blackstone won three awards at the Rosies in Alberta and two awards at the Leos in B.C.

(From a press release)

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