Winners of the 2012 Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards Announced

On Saturday evening, Music and Film in Motion (MFM) announced the winners of the 2012 Northern Ontario Music and Film Awards at one of the North’s most anticipated annual events.

The 2012 Northern Ontario Music and Film Award Winners are:

ALBUM OF THE YEAR BY A SOLO ARTIST
Winner: Cindy Doire – Sticks and Mud
Nominees:
Angele Desbois – Singularity
Sunday Wilde – What man? Oh THAT man!!!

ALBUM OF THE YEAR BY A DUO OR GROUP
Winner: Kalle Mattson – Anchors
Nominees:
Faraway Neighbours – Carry On, Man
Ox – tUCo

SOCAN SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR
Winner: Kalle Mattson – Singing Knives
Nominees:
Cindy Doire – Don’t Let The Bastards Bring You Down
Angela Evans – Still Hope

VOCAL PERFORMANCE OF THE YEAR
Winner: Faye Blais – The Ways That I Love You
Nominees:
Jean-Paul De Roover – Fix
Cindy Doire – Too Long

ENGINEER OF THE YEAR
Winner: Faraway Neighbours (for Carry On, Man by Faraway Neighbours)
Nominees:
Chris Dorota (for Pitch Pipes by Jean-Paul De Roover)
Shawn Sasyniuk (for All Is Not Lost by Cody Allen)

FILM OF THE YEAR
Winner: Heather K. Dahlstrom – Dave vs. Death
Nominees:
Joseph Mansourian – Every Emotion Costs
John Alden Milne – The Standoff

DIRECTOR’S GUILD OF CANADA – ONTARIO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR
Winner: David Lickley and Rob Gagne – Wildfires! A 4D Firefighting Adventure
Nominees:
John Alden Milne – The Standoff
Darlene Naponse – Every Emotion Costs

FILM EDITOR OF THE YEAR
Winners: James Lahti – Wildfires! A 4D Firefighting Adventure
Nominees:
John Alden Milne – The Standoff
Piotr Skowronski – Jean-Paul De Roover’s “You”

CINEMATOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR
Winner: Dave Clement – Return To Manomin
Nominees:
Ben Bruhmuller – Angel Of Death 1883
Damien Gilbert – Wax Philosophic’s “Devil In A Red Dress”

SCREENWRITER OF THE YEAR
Winners: Lee Chambers – Hugh Jackman Saves The World
Nominees:
Darlene Naponse – Every Emotion Costs
Brad Stephenson – After The Fire

Music and Film in Motion is a non-profit organization whose mandate is to foster and promote the development of the music and film industries in Northern Ontario.