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Barney’s Version Leads the 31st Annual Genie Awards with 11 Nominations including Best Motion Picture.  Robert Santos, Producer Barney’s Version The nominations for the 31st Annual Genie Awards were announced today by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television at press conferences in Toronto and Montreal. Leading the pack with 11 nominations is Barney’s Version, including nods for Best Motion Picture and Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role (Paul Giamatti).

For the complete list of nominations and additional information about this year's awards show, visit www.genieawards.ca. Watch for full red-carpet coverage and more by The Wine Ladies March 10th, 2011. Check out the 30th Genie Awards:

Read more: 31st Genie Awards – Nominations announced. Awards March 10th, 2011

After the success of our first web TV show, "Talking Wine with the Stars", filmed during the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival, we are currently producing our second series of two-on-one interviews - this time featuring celebrities and leading business entrepreneurs, financial gurus, sports stars and innovators in the entertainment, literary and fine arts communities.


"One Sip At A Time!" is filmed live, on location at some of the most exclusive hospitality venues here in Toronto, Canada and the world!

Our first episode featured the 2009 Crystal Award winners shot on location at the stunning Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. All these award winners are a testament to hard work, passion, and creativity for Women in Film & Television-Toronto (WIFT-T). We were honoured to meet them all and to celebrate their achievements. What a thrill to meet each and everyone of these wonderful, accomplished women!

Creative Excellence Award winner TASSIE CAMERON, Screenwriter & Producer, was the first to drop by and share her stories, next was LISA MEECHES, Executive Producer, President, Eagle Vision Inc., Meeches Video Production Mentorship Award followed by Outstanding Achievement Award winner CHRISTINE SHIPTON, Senior Vice President, Drama/Factual Content, Canwest Broadcasting. All the award winners are a testament to hard work, passion, and creativity. And finally, the lady the legendary, iconic Canadian actress of film, TV and theater SHIRLEY DOUGLAS, International Achievement Award winner who truly captivated us with her charm and wit.

To view "One Sip At A Time!"



Episode 11/30/09 :The Wine Ladies Visit Women In Film & Television 2009 Crystal Awards

 
We spoke with the recipients of the Crystal Awards while sharing a glass of the popular VQA wine Girls Night Out http://www.girlsnightoutwines.com courtesy of Colio Estate Wines www.coliowines.com . For every bottle of Girls' Night Out Riesling and Cabernet/Shiraz sold until December 31, 2009, Colio Estate Wines will donate 25

Each year, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) draws thousands of international filmmakers, stars and media to Toronto and for this years festival (Sept. 10-19), The Wine Ladies are entering the exciting world of web TV.

Georgia and Susanne (The Wine Ladies) set up their temporary TV studio at The Windsor Arms, 18 St. Thomas Street in Yorkville - ground zero for the film festival - and have conducted brief interviews with the stars, filmmakers, writers, international VIPs and media representatives discussing favourite wines, what wines go with which movies at this years' festival, favourite movies about wine (e.g.: Bottle Shock, Sideways, A Walk in the Clouds, Under the Tuscan Sun) - the ultimate in wine TV! Celebrity guests are invited to enjoy a glass of wine with The Wine Ladies

 
Next we were joined on the couch by the multi talented dashing young man Jasper Graham complete with a charming English accent. Not only is Jasper a successful writer and actor but he will be producing a new film Keep Coming Back with award winning actor, director William H Macy in January 2010. Keep Coming Back is about a young man living a sheltered life who develops a crush on a stripper and joins her Alcoholics Anonymous group just so he can be in the same room with her. Wearing many creative hats all at once Jasper is currently writing his second feature-length script "Brother Haunted", a black comedy one of his favorite genre. We sipped on a crisp glass of Jackson-Triggs Sauvignon Blanc as we spoke about the challenges and rewards of his work .


Each year, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) draws thousands of international filmmakers, stars and media to Toronto and for this years festival (Sept. 10-19), The Wine Ladies are entering the exciting world of web TV.

Read more: City Sonic director Charles Officer, Divine Brown at The Rex shares some wine with The Wine Ladies

In order to be "red carpet" ready for our The Wine Ladies Talking Wine With The Stars web episode series we shot at this year's International Film Festival http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=the+wine+ladies&search_type=&aq=f we had a lot of help from our beauty partner In-Beauty Med-Spa located in Yorkville, Toronto Canada http://www.inbeautyspa.com/. Now we know what those Hollywood types do to get ready for any red-carpet or special events, TV interviews and more.

Read more: Pssssssst!.Celebrity Hollywood beauty secrets revealed - a glass of red wine and more!

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