CENA ’05 Nominees Announced

Last year I had the privilage of attending the first annual Canadian Entertainment Network Awards, which celebrates DVD releases here in Canada. Not only will yours truly be attending this year’s awards once again, but this time around Axel and I were selected to be involved in the voting process.Read on for the nominees in this year’s awards. This year’s awards gala will be held in Toronto at the Carlu Grand Ballroom on April 26th. Returning as host this year is comedian Jessica Holmes with muscial guest Minnie Driver.Without any further ado here they are…. (Discuss it in the forums)CEN READERS’ CHOICE AWARDFinding Nemo (Buena Vista Home Ent.)Gone With The Wind: Special Edition (Warner Home Video)The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King: Special Extended Version (Alliance Atlantis)Pirates Of The Caribbean (Buena Vista Home Ent.)Star Wars Trilogy (Fox)VIDEOSCAN BEST SELLING DVD OF THE YEARFinding Nemo (Buena Vista Home Ent.)The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Alliance Atlantis)The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (Alliance Atlantis)Pirates Of The Caribbean (Buena Vista Home Ent.)Shrek 2 (Dreamworks/Universal Studios)BEST MOVIE RELEASE DVD(RELEASED BY A MAJOR STUDIO)Finding Nemo (Buena Vista Home Ent.)Kill Bill: Volume 1 (Alliance Atlantis)The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Alliance Atlantis)Pirates of the Caribbean (Buena Vista Home Ent.)Shrek 2 (Dreamworks/Universal Studios)BEST MOVIE RELEASE DVD(RELEASED BY AN INDEPENDENT STUDIO)Hero (Alliance Atlantis)Lady Snowblood (Koch Ent.)Open Water (Lions Gate Home Ent)The Passion Of The Christ (Warner Home Video)The Triplets of Belleville (Les Triplettes De Belleville) (Alliance Atlantis)BEST CANADIAN DVD – ENGLISHCorner Gas: Season One (Video Services Corp.)Mambo Italiano (Warner Home Video)Owning Mahoney (Alliance Atlantis)Project Grizzly (Microfilms)Snow Walker (Lions Gate Home Ent.)BEST CANADIAN DVD – FRENCHLes Invasions Barbares (Alliance Atlantis)Machine Gun Molly (Monica La Mitraille) (Alliance Atlantis)Seducing Doctor Lewis (La Grande Séduction) (Alliance Atlantis)Seraphin: Heart of Stone (Un Homme Et Son Péché) (Alliance Atlantis)The Triplets of Belleville (Les Triplettes De Belleville) (Alliance Atlantis)BEST TV ON DVD24: Season Three (Fox)Freaks and Geeks: The Complete Series (Sony Wonder/SMV)The OC: The Complete First Season (Warner Home Video)The Office: Complete Series One and Two (Warner Home Video)Seinfeld: Seasons 1 & 2 (Sony Pictures Home Ent.)BEST BOX SET RELEASE DVDAlien: Quadrilogy (Fox)Live Aid (Warner Music)The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King: Special Extended Version (Alliance Atlantis)The Matrix: Ultimate Collection (Warner Home Video)Star Wars Trilogy (Fox)BEST NON-THEATRICAL (2-5 YEARS OF AGE) CHILDREN’S DVDBaby Einstein: Baby Noah (Buena Vista Home Ent.)Barbie as Princess and The Pauper (Alliance Atlantis)Barbie of Swan Lake (Alliance Atlantis)Dora The Explorer: Fairytale Adventure (Paramount Home Ent.)Land Before Time: The Great Longneck Migration (Universal Studios)BEST TRADITIONAL SPORTS DVDCFL Traditions: West (Video Services Corp.)Heritage Classic: A November to Remember (Warner Home Video)It’s Our Game (Koch Ent.)Super Bowl XXI – XXX: Collector’s Set (Warner Home Video)Ultimate Gretzky (Warner Home Video)BEST SPORTS ACTION DVDRic Flair: The Ultimate Collection (Koch Ent.)The Rise and Fall of ECW (Koch Ent.)Tony Hawk’s Secret Skatepark Tour (Ventura/Koch Ent.)Wrestlemania XX (WWE/Koch Ent.)Yeah Right! (Warner Music)BEST FITNESS/HEALTH DVDAli McGraw: Yoga Mind and Body (Warner Home Video)Billy Banks: Tae Bo Cardio (Koch Ent.)Kathy Smith: Flex Appeal – A Belly Dance Workout (Sony Wonder)Pilates: Weight Loss for Dummies (Anchor Bay Ent.)Stott Pilates: Body & Soul (Stott Pilates/SMA Distribution)BEST DOCUMENTARY DVDCapturing the Friedmans (Alliance Atlantis)Fahrenheit 9/11 (Alliance Atlantis)Supersize Me (Alliance Atlantis)Touching the Void (Alliance Atlantis)Winged Migration (Sony Pictures Home Ent.)BEST EDUCATIONAL DVDChased by Dinosaurs (Warner Home Video)The Greatest Canadian (Morningstar Ent.)Leapfrog: Letter Factory (Warner Home Video)Poker for Dummies (Anchor Bay Home Ent.)Winnie the Pooh 123’s Discovering Numbers and Counting (Buena Vista Home Ent.)BEST MENU DESIGN/AUTHORINGHarry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban (Warner Home Video)The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Alliance Atlantis)The Matrix: Ultimate Collection (Warner Home Video)Seinfeld: Seasons 1 & 2 (Sony Pictures Home Ent.Shrek 2 (Dreamworks/Universal Studios)BEST PICTURE TRANSFERAlien: Quadrilogy (Fox)Gone With The Wind: Special Edition (Warner Home Video)Hero (Alliance Atlantis)The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Alliance Atlantis)Spiderman 2: Superbit (Sony Pictures Home Ent.)BEST SOUND/AUDIO PRESENTATIONBlack Hawk Down: Superbit (Sony Pictures Home Ent.)The Bourne Supremacy (Universal Studios)The Chronicles of Riddick: Unrated Director’s Cut (Universal Studios)The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (Alliance Atlantis)The Matrix: Ultimate Collection (Warner Home Video)BEST RESTORATIONAdventures of Robin Hood: Special Edition (Warner Home Video)Gone With The Wind: Special Edition (Warner Home Video)The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Special Edition (MGM Home Ent.)Lawrence of Arabia: Superbit (Sony Pictures Home Ent.)Star Wars: Trilogy (Fox)BEST SPECIAL EDITION DVDDawn Of The Dead: Ultimate Edition (Anchor Bay Ent.)Gone With The Wind: Special Edition (Warner Home Video)The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King: Special Extended Edition (AllianceAtlantis)The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers: Special Extended Edition (AllianceAtlantis)Showgirls: V.I.P. Edition (MGM Home Ent.)BEST DVD REISSUE OF THE YEARDawn Of The Dead: Ultimate Edition (Anchor Bay Ent.)Dr. Strangelove: 40th Anniversary Special Edition (Sony Pictures Home Ent.)Gone With The Wind: Special Edition (Warner Home Video)Goodfellas: Special Edition (Warner Home Video)The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: Collector’s Set (MGM Home Ent.)BEST CANADIAN MUSIC DVDBlue Rodeo: In Stereovision (Warner Music)Diana Krall: Live in Montreal (Universal Music)Great Big Sea: Great Big DVD (Warner Music)Oscar Peterson: Night in Vienna (Universal Music)Rush: In Rio (Universal Music)BEST INTERNATIONAL MUSIC DVDColdplay: Live 2003 (Capitol/EMI Music)Evanescence: Anywhere But Home (Wind Up/Warner Music)Live Aid (Warner Music)Pink Floyd: Live At Pompeii (Universal Music)U2 Go Home: Live from Slane Castle Ireland (Island/Universal Music)BEST DVD AUDIOElton John: Goodbye Yellow Brick Road (Universal Music)Led Zeppelin: How The West Was Won (Warner Music)R.E.M.: In Time, The Best Of (Warner Music)Simple Plan: Still Not Getting Any (Warner Music)The Who: Tommy (Universal Music)BEST DVD PREMIEREAnd Starring…Pancho Villa (Warner Home Video)The Hebrew Hammer (ThinkFilm)Lion King 1 1/2 (Buena Vista Home Ent.)Mickey’s Twice Upon A Christmas (Buena Vista Home Ent.)Species Three (MGM Home Ent)BEST ANIME DVDEvangelion: Platinum One (ADV Films)Ghost in the Shell: Volume One (Sony Wonder/SMV)Ghost in the Shell: Volume Two: Special Edition (Sony Wonder/SMV)Lady Death: The Motion Picture (ADV Films)Tokyo Godfathers (Sony Pictures Home Ent.)BEST CHILDREN’S/FAMILY DVDElf (Universal Studios)Finding Nemo (Buena Vista Home Ent.)Harry Potter & The Prisoner of Azkaban (Warner Home Video)Iron Giant: Special Edition (Warner Home Video)Shrek 2 (Dreamworks/Universal Studios)BEST CANADIAN RETAILERBay St. Video – TorontoIndigo Books & Music Inc.Metro Video – MontrealMusic WorldRogers VideoBEST CANADIAN WEB RETAILERcdplus.comchapters.indigo.cadvdboxoffice.comdvdsoon.comrogersvideo.caBEST RENTAL RETAILER (CHAIN)Blockbuster CanadaJumbo VideoLe Super Club VidéotronRogers VideoVHQ EntertainmentBEST RENTAL RETAILER (INDEPENDENT)Bay St. Video – TorontoQueen Video – TorontoSuspect Video – TorontoVideomatica – VancouverVideo Quest – Bradford, OntarioBEST RETAILER SELL-THROUGH (CHAIN)Best Buy/Future ShopCD PlusGroupe Archambault Inc.HMVMusic WorldBEST RETAILER SELL-THROUGH (INDEPENDENT)Bay St. Video – TorontoMetro Video – MontrealSam the Record Man – TorontoStarstruck Entertainment – TorontoVirgin Megastore – VancouverBEST GAME RETAILER (CHAIN)Best Buy/Future ShopBlockbuster CanadaEB GamesLe Superclub VidéotronMicroplayBEST GAME RETAILER (INDEPENDENT)Game Center – TorontoGamerama Video Games – TorontoGame Zilla – Moncton, NBMegapower – Kanata, OntarioX-Treme Games Interactive – Toronto

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