Playback 2012 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame

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The 2012 Playback Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Gallery #2

A selection of snapshots from the ceremony and reception.

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Industry unites in celebration of talent at Playback Hall of Fame

Media and entertainment industry vets, including Atom Egoyan and Sarah Polley (pictured), and up-and-comers came together for the annual celebration Friday.

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Playback 2012 Canadian Film & TV Hall of Fame: Colin Low’s video message

Here’s Colin Low’s video acceptance speech in full, including a sneak preview of his upcoming Fernando.

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Revealed: The 2012 Playback Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame

The inductees are: Piers Handling, Graham Greene, Colin Low, Rene Malo, Bob Culbert and Jackie Burroughs, with Gary Slaight, Sarah Polley and Sarah Gadon receiving special awards.

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Playback 2012 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame inductee: Graham Greene

The prolific actor is being honoured for his unrivaled professionalism and commitment to acting in a career that spans decades.

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Playback 2012 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame inductee: Rene Malo

The filmmaker is being recognized for his groundbreaking sales and distribution business strategy to take Canadian films to foreign markets, always with an eye for maintaining cultural autonomy.

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Playback 2012 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame inductee: Colin Low

Over five decades Low helped to make the National Film Board a world-renowned fount of cutting edge animated and documentary storytelling, and for that is being entered into the hall of fame.

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Playback 2012 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame inductee: Jackie Burroughs

Actor who died of cancer in 2010 is being honoured for her dedication to her craft and laying the foundation for female actors to forge ahead and own their roles.

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Playback 2012 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame inductee: Bob Culbert

The Northern Ireland-born TV veteran is being appreciated for his life-long commitment to the core values of broadcast news gathering and documentary production.

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Playback 2012 Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame inductee: Piers Handling

The TIFF director and CEO is recognized as an industry builder for transforming the festival into a world-renowned event and constructing its year-round home, the TIFF Bell Lightbox and Festival Tower.

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Swarovski Humanitarian Award 2012: Gary Slaight

The founder of Slaight Music and overseer of the Slaight Family Foundation is to be recognized for his charitable work during the Playback Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame ceremony Sept. 21.

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Deluxe Award For Outstanding Achievement 2012: Sarah Polley

The young actor, director and screenwriter will receive this year’s Deluxe Award for Outstanding Achievement at the Playback Canadian Film and TV Hall of Fame ceremony Sept. 21.