Twentieth Annual Canadian Film Awards, 1968 - Best Amateur Film
"A film by CBC Montreal video technician Robert Lachapelle about a little boy who steals a classmate's pen, suffers pains of conscience and finally confesses to his teacher" The Ottawa Journal.
Il était une plume is the final film to win in the Amateur category at the Canadian Film Awards.
OEUVRES - IL ÉTAIT UNE PLUME... Collections en ligne, Cinémathèque québécoise.
The Ottawa Journal, May 31, 1969, 58.