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Martine Blue wins Newfoundland Joy Award 2014

The Linda Joy Media Arts Society is pleased to announce the winner of the 2014 Newfoundland Joy Award. The LJMAS extends heartfelt congratulations to Martine Blue.

Winner: Martine Blue
For: Perfect Family
Award partners: Atlantic Studio Cooperative ($7,500), Newfoundland Independent Filmmakers Coop ($2,500), John Doyle ($1,200), Kodak Canada.

Edda McCraken, a six-foot tall parrot woman and former circus performer, struggles with her thirteen year old daughter’s new found embarrassment of her freakish family.

Martine Blue is a filmmaker living in rural Newfoundland.  She has self-financed several award winning films which have been screened at film festivals here and internationally. Most recently her comedy Me2 has received enthusiastic reviews.