For the first time ever, the 2012 Bessies: Canada’s Advertising Film Awards will celebrate the best in creative and craft, with the addition of the Craft Film category and ten new awards. Honours will be given out for Animation, Best Use of Original Music, Casting, Cinematography, Colourist, Directing, Editing, Production Design, Sound Design, Special Effects and Compositing.
In addition, Kari Award will go to this year’s Best Actor or Actress. Other prestigious accolades will include the Bob Mann Award for Excellence in Post-Production, the Janet Woods Award for Best Producer, and the Spiess Award for Lifetime Achievement in Television Advertising.
The 2012 Bessies take place on September 27, the Royal Conservatory of Music.
Client: Television Bureau of Canada – The Bessies
Agency: Red Urban
Creative Director: Christina Yu
Creators: Matt Syberg-Olsen, Dave Barber, Patrick Shing, Joel Pylypiw
Producers: Andrea Hull, Mary-Claire Barlow
Production Company: Untitled Films
Director: Aleysa Young
Producer: Lexy Kavluk
Director of Photography: Vinit Borrison
Casting: Steven Mann
Post Production: Rooster/Track & Field
Editor: Chris Parkins
Online: Andrew Rolfe
Audio Post Facility: Eggplant