|31st Genie Awards|
|Date||March 10, 2011|
|Site||National Arts Centre, Ottawa|
|Hosted by||William Shatner|
|Most awards||Incendies (8), Barney's Version (7)|
|Most nominations||Barney's Version (11)|
|Network||Independent Film Channel, CBC.ca, The Movie Network (delayed broadcast) and Movie Central (delayed broadcast)|
The 31st Genie Awards ceremony was held on March 10, 2011 to honour films released in 2010.Nominations were announced on February 2, 2011.
William Shatner was announced as the ceremony's host on February 16.
|Actor in a leading role||Actress in a leading role|
|Actor in a supporting role||Actress in a supporting role|
|Original Screenplay||Adapted Screenplay|
|Best Live Action Short Drama||Best Animated Short|
|Art Direction/Production Design||Cinematography|
|Overall Sound||Sound Editing|
|Achievement in Music: Original Score||Achievement in Music: Original Song|
|Best Documentary||Achievement in Make-Up|
|Claude Jutra Award||Golden Reel Award|
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