The nominees have been announced for the 2012 Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards (NOMFA) andÂ Thunder BayÂ has a strong showing yet again this year with seven of the 30 nominees hailing from the city.
Nominees in the film categories include Heather K. Dahlstrom for her film â€œDave Vs. Deathâ€ in the Film of the Year Category, Piotr Skowronski for Jean-Paul De Rooverâ€™s â€œYouâ€ in the Film Editor of the Year category and Brad Stephenson for his screenplay â€œAfter the Fireâ€ in the Screenwriter of the Year category.
The final two nominees are nominated in the Cinematographer of the Year category. Dave Clement for his film â€œReturn to Manominâ€ and Damien Gilbert for Wax Philosophicâ€™s â€œDevil in a Red Dressâ€.
Thunder Bay also has two local nominees in the music categories. Jean-Paul De Roover is up for an award for his song â€œFixâ€ in the Vocal Performance of the Year category andÂ for his work on the album â€œPitch Pipesâ€ by Jean-Paul De Roover in the Engineer of the Year Award category.
The awards will be handed out on Saturday April 28th in the Great Hall at Laurentian University inÂ Sudbury.Â To view the films in full or to see a music nomineeâ€™s live performance, you can attend the Official Talent Showcases on the evening of Friday April 27th.Â For more information on any event at theÂ 2012 Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards Conference, log on to our website atÂ thinknorth.ca or call us toll free atÂ 1-866-674-9954.