A new prize for Gemini

Un nouveau prix aux Gémeaux

Tele quebec is exporting more and more. It is to emphasize this phenomenon as the Academy has announced the creation of a new category for a Gemini Award : the program is being shown abroad.

This project does not date from yesterday, says the president of the Academy in Quebec, Sophie Deschênes. “It is a fact : our emissions radiate to the international. We are very proud of it. It was natural to create a price, ” says the producer for the Journal.

It is not surprising that the addition of such a category Gemini. In music, the gala of the ADISQ award, the’ quebec Artist with the most radiated outside Québec for several years. Same thing in cinema. There is a price Iris “Film is being shown outside of Quebec” since the second edition of the gala, in 2000.

“In television, there was like a hole that needed filled,” says Sophie Deschênes.

This category is in addition to the 137 already existing unveiled at the beginning of the month.

Criteria

Technically, this new award is a “canadian-produced French-language” that stood out abroad between may 2019 and April 2020.

To assess the international reputation of each nomination, the Academy has established a list of six selection criteria weighted. Not surprisingly, a great importance (40 points) is attributed to the acquisitions. The selection in various festivals account for many (35 points). The price (10 points), appointments (5 points), results of listening (5 points) and appearances in various charts are considered.

The Academy will be accepting applications until the 20th of August. The identity of the five finalists will be unveiled at the beginning of September.

The 35es Gemini Awards will be presented on Radio-Canada Sunday, 20 September.

The nominated potential

FOR SARAH

The French adaptation of the tragedy in quebec has cardstock on TF1 last fall, rallying nearly 5 million viewers each evening.

It IS LIKE THAT THAT I LOVE You

In February, the new offering of François Létourneau and Jean-François Rivard became the first series in quebec to be selected in Berlin international film Festival. Eight titles were chosen out of 120 applications.

FINE AILMENTS

The comedy of Martin Matte has been the subject of an adaptation in serbia was released in December on Superstar TV through the Balkans, a region that includes Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia and Albania.

REVOLUTION

The dance competition quebec trip. Last fall, more than 20 million Chinese have watched the first episode of Dance Smash, its local adaptation, on Hunan TV. The format québécois has also been sold in Russia, France, Lithuania, and Spain.

AGE ADULT

The black comedy of Guillaume Lambert has been nominated as Best digital short-form drama series at the forum C21 International Drama Awards in London in December. And this is not the first time that she excelled abroad.

To watch Thursday

PERCEPTION

Professor Daniel Pierce (Eric McCormack), a neuroscientist eccentric and paranoid, using the government to solve complex investigations. This time, a killer wants to demonstrate the extent to which people are likely not to see what they have under the eyes.

► ICI Radio-Canada télé / 13 h

DUTY Of INQUIRY – WOMEN UNDER INFLUENCE

The investigation team has met with the relatives of Emine, Valerie, Fatma and Lucie, of the dead women at the hands of their partner or son-in-law. For a better understanding, she also talked with Clementine, a victim of domestic violence.

► TV5 / 20 h

THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO

First episode of this saga in four parts by Josée Dayan. In 1815, the count of Monte Cristo (Gérard Depardieu) is imprisoned on the night of her engagement. After 18 years spent in captivity, he managed to escape. It now has only one goal : take revenge on the men who have locked up.

► ARTV / 21 h

USA GYMNASTICS : SEX SCANDAL

In 2016, the case of Nassar downed heads in the world of gymnastics in the United States, when the doctor of the national Team, Larry Nassar, was accused of the sexual abuse of young athletes for decades.

► Channel D / 22 h

MAGIC MIKE XXL

After you have taken a step back, Mike Lane (Channing Tatum) decides to resume service in his former troop ” stripteaseurs “.

► VAT / 23: 06

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