Nova Scotia’s Ben Proudfoot Just Won His 2nd Oscar! This Time For The Last Repair Shop

Halifax, Nova Scotia’s Ben Proudfoot, has won his second Oscar. Tonight, at the 2024 Academy Awards, he took home the prize for Best Short Documentary for his work on “The Last Repair Shop.” Proudfoot, who also won an Oscar in 2022 for “The Queen of Basketball,” has made a name for himself in the world of documentary films.

WATCH: The Last Repair Shop

“The Last Repair Shop” is a film that tells a unique story about four unassuming heroes who ensure no student is deprived of the joy of music.

Proudfoot’s documentary has been well-received by audiences and critics. Before winning the Oscar, the film won Best Documentary Short Film at the 2023 Calgary International Film Festival.

WATCH: This Hour Has 22 Minutes Goes To L.A. To Visit Proudfoot

His latest win is a big deal not just for him, but also for Nova Scotia, showing that people from this part of Canada can make an impact on the global stage. The 96th Academy Awards, where Proudfoot won his award, was held on March 10th.

Featured Image: LOS ANGELES, MAR 27 – Ben Proudfoot at the 94th Academy Awards at Dolby Theater on March 27, 2022 in Los Angeles, CATalent Stock photos by Vecteezy

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