11th Canadian Film Awards
DateJune 5, 1959
LocationKing Edward Hotel, Toronto, Ontario
Hosted byW. J. Sheridan

The 11th Canadian Film Awards were held on June 5, 1959 to honour achievements in Canadian film.[1] The ceremony was hosted by W. J. Sheridan, the president of the Canadian Public Relations Society.



The Quest — Nicholas Balla, Stanley Jackson
The Tall CountryLew Parry, Osmond Borradaile
One Day's PoisonGrant Munro
Blood and FireTerence Macartney-Filgate
QueticoChristopher Chapman
Pinoke — J. S. Grassick

Special awards


  1. ^ Maria Topalovich, And the Genie Goes To...: Celebrating 50 Years of the Canadian Film Awards. Stoddart Publishing, 2000. ISBN 0-7737-3238-1. pp. 45-47.