Canadian Screen Awards: Nominations

Landmark 3-part CBC series EQUUS: STORY OF THE HORSE Nominated for 8 Canadian Screen Awards.

Thursday, February 7, 2019: Edmonton based Handful of Films is pleased to announce that Equus - Story of the Horse, its critically acclaimed 3-part exploration of our bond with horses has received eight Canadian Screen Award nominations.  Nominations were announced this morning at the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television press conference in Toronto

A life-consuming work anchored in a devotion to animals… stunning visuals!
— John Doyle, Globe & Mail
An ambitious and masterful exploration of our relationship with the horse…a gem to behold.
— Greg David, TV, eh?
An exhaustive scientific quest through 11 countries, backed by gorgeous footage and narrative magnificence… epic!
— Fish Griwkowsky, Edmonton Journal

EQUUS STORY OF THE HORSE received nominations as follows:

Rob Stewart Award for Best Science or Nature Documentary Program or Series

CBC (Caroline Underwood), Handful of Films (Niobe Thompson)

Best Direction, Documentary or Factual Series

Niobe Thompson

Best Original Music, Non-Fiction

Darren Fung

Best Photography, Documentary or Factual: Equus: Story of the Horse - Origins

Daron Donahue, aAron Munson

Best Picture Editing, Documentary: Equus: Story of the Horse - Chasing the Wind

Brenda Terning, Krystal Moss

Best Picture Editing, Documentary: Equus: Story of the Horse - First Riders

Scott Parker

Best Sound, Non-Fiction: Equus: Story of the Horse - Origins

Johnny Blerot, Iain Pattison

Best Writing, Documentary: Equus: Story of the Horse - Origins

Niobe Thompson

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