OMDC Newsletter OMDC Newsletter
April 2014

Congratulations to Ontario’s 2014 JUNO Award Winners

Here are just a few highlights from Winnipeg. For a complete list of winners click here.
ARTIST OF THE YEAR – Serena Ryder (Serenader Source*Universal)
SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR (Sponsored by SiriusXM Canada) - Serena Ryder“Stompa”, “What I Wouldn’t Do” HARMONY – Serena Ryder (Serenader Source*Universal) | “When You Know” – co‐songwriter Matt Epp, LEARNING TO LOSE CONTROL – Matt Epp & The Amorian Assembly (Independent)
  BREAKTHROUGH GROUP OF THE YEAR (Sponsored by Factor And Radio Starmaker Fund) - A Tribe Called Red (Tribal Spirit/Pirates Blend*Sony)
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Sexsmith (Warner)
  TRADITIONAL JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR - Ripple Effect - Mike Downes
REGGAE RECORDING OF THE YEAR - Strive - Exco Levi and Kabaka Pyramid (Silly Walks Discotheque*VP)   ROOTS & TRADITIONAL ALBUM OF THE YEAR: SOLO – Valleyheart - Justin Rutledge (Outside)
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by The Winnipeg Folk Festival) We Still Move On Dance Floors
The Strumbellas (Six Shooter*Warner)
  BLUES ALBUM OF THE YEAR (Sponsored By Galaxie, Your Musical Universe) - Can You Hear the Music - Downchild (Linus*eOne)
WORLD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR (Sponsored by Canada Council for the Arts) Walk to The Sea - David Buchbinder & Odessa/Havana (Tzadik*eOne)   JACK RICHARDSON PRODUCER OF THE YEAR (Sponsored by Slaight Music) Henry “Cirkut” Walter (co--‐producer Luke Gottwald) “Wrecking Ball” BANGERZ – Miley Cyrus (RCA*Sony) “Give It 2 U”
BLURRED LINES – Robin Thicke (Interscope*Universal)   C:\Users\saw\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.Word\Protest the Hero.jpg
RECORDING PACKAGE OF THE YEAR - Robyn Kotyk (Art Director/Designer/Illustrator), Petra Cushieri, Justin Peroff (Designers)
Arts & Crafts: 2003--2013 ARTS & CRAFTS VARIOUS ARTISTS (Arts & Crafts*Universal)
  METAL/HARD MUSIC ALBUM OF THE YEAR Volition – Protest the Hero

OMDC Welcomes New Board Member

Adam Caplan is Founder and Principal at, a London, Ontario-based company that produces video stories for Websites. Previously, Mr. Caplan was Creative Director for digital signage pioneer EK3, Executive Site Producer at in St. Petersburg, Florida, and has lectured on e-commerce strategy at Western University for the past 10 years. Prior to that, Mr. Caplan worked in new and emerging media for a number of agencies and studios in Los Angeles, California.

Mr. Caplan has served on the Board of Museum London and as founding chair of its Marketing and Development Committee and its Standing Volunteer Committee. He co-founded the UnLondon Digital Media Association, and has sat on London’s Mayor’s Economic Council and Emerging Leaders’ Sustainability Advisory Committee.

Mr. Caplan earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the California Institute of the Arts. He lives in London, Ontario.

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