The 2008 Genie Awards

28th Annual Genie Awards

The 28th annual Genie Awards were handed out Monday in Toronto and Sarah Polley‘s directorial debut, “Away From Her“, took home most of the top awards. Here’s a list of the major winners:

Best picture: “Away From Her.”
Actor: Gordon Pinsent, “Away From Her.”
Actress: Julie Christie, “Away From Her.”
Supporting actor: Armin Mueller-Stahl, “Eastern Promises.”
Supporting actress: Kristen Thomson, “Away From Her.”
Director: Sarah Polley, “Away From Her.”
Original screenplay: Steven Knight, “Eastern Promises.”
Adapted screenplay: Sarah Polley, “Away From Her.”
Original score: Howard Shore, “Eastern Promises.”
Original song: Valanga Khoza, David Hirschfelder, “Kaya” from “Shake Hands With the Devil.”
Best documentary: “Radiant City.”

See the rest of the winners after the jump.

Editing: Ronald Sanders, “Eastern Promises.”
Cinematography: Peter Suschitzky, “Eastern Promises.”
Art direction/production design: Rob Gray, James Willcock, “Fido.”
Costume design: Carlo Poggioli, Kazuko Kurosawa, “Silk.”
Overall sound: Stuart Wilson, Christian Cooke, Orest Sushko, Mark Zsifkovits, “Eastern Promises.”
Sound editing: Wayne Griffin, Robert Bertola, Tony Currie, Andy Malcolm, Michael O’Farrell, “Eastern Promises.”
Live action short drama: “Apres Tout.”
Animated short: “Madame Tutli-Putli.”
Claude Jutra Award for outstanding achievement by a first-time film director: Sarah Polley, “Away From Her”