Rosie Awards AMPIAA total of 723 class and craft entries were submitted for consideration for the 42nd annual Alberta Film & Television Awards,. This year eighty-two industry professionals from across Canada adjudicated the submissions; in total 344 productions were submitted for consideration. In order to qualify for a ROSIE Award, a production must be produced or co-produced by an Alberta production company. For any craft person to be eligible he or she must have been a resident of Alberta for the 2015 calendar year.

And the finalists are:

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Alberta Primetime – “Baby Organ Donation”
Chelan Skulski, Producer
CTV Two Alberta

Alberta Primetime – “Hotel Sting”
Daniel Baldassarre, Producer
CTV Two Alberta

Alberta Primetime – “Work of Art”
Peter von Tiesenhausen”
Daniel Baldassarre, Producer
CTV Two Alberta

CBC Alberta Votes 2015
Bob Weiers & David Perlich, Producers
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Fastest Woman on Ice
Michelle Leader, Producer
Leader Productions/Discovery
Channel – Daily Planet

Wrecking Crew
Allan Leader, Producer
Leader Productions/Discovery
Channel – Daily Planet

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Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters – “Leading Change”
Gord Redel, Glenn Wiun, Paul Smart & Michael Bobroff, Producers
Aquila Productions

Alberta Motor Association – “The Aaron Friesen Story”
Jeremy Chugg, Producer
Freshwater Creative

Mayor Don Iveson: The Speech
Colin Waugh & Matthew Gresiuk,
Producers, Sticks & Stones

Roger’s Story
Paul Bzeta & Grant Nolin, Producers
Kicker

Royal Alexandra Hospital – Care and Caring
Missy Geffen, Producer
Geffen Media

Women in Policing
Shilo Baribeau, Producer
Calgary Police Service

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Corey Loranger
Chalets de L’Alberta: “Des francophones installes au bord”
Joe Media Group

Michael Higgins
Alberta Primetime
CTV Two Alberta

Phoenix Phillips
Phoenix
Shaw TV Calgary

Rob Brown
CBC Alberta Votes 2015
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Rob Williams
CTV Morning Live
CTV News

Shawna Randolph
Alberta Primetime
CTV Two Alberta

Download the complete list of finalists at: www.ampia.org

The Rosies Gala will be held at the Hyatt Regency Imperial Ballroom in Calgary on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Guests will receive a three-course meal and live entertainment. See more information and purchase tickets at: http://ampia.org/purchase-gala-tickets.