2019

WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 18TH ANNUAL DGC AWARDS

 

TORONTO – October 26, 2019– The DGC is delighted to announce the winners of the 2019 DGC Awards. There were over 350 submissions this year in both film and television from across the country.

DGC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
George Mihalka 
 
DGC HONOURARY LIFE MEMBER AWARD
Carole Vivier
 
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FEATURE FILM
Robert Budreau - Stockholm
Patricia Rozema - Mouthpiece
 
ALLAN KING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTARY
Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky - Anthropocene: The Human Epoch
 
BEST PICTURE EDITING – DOCUMENTARY
Shelley Therrien - Queering the Script
 
BEST SHORT FILM
Katrina Saville - I Beat Up My Rapist
 
DISCOVERY AWARD
Tasha Hubbard - nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up
 
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – FEATURE FILM
Emmanuel Fréchette - The Hummingbird Project
 
BEST PICTURE EDITING – FEATURE FILM
Lara Johnston - Mouthpiece
 
BEST SOUND EDITING – FEATURE FILM
J.R. Fountain, Jill Purdy, Steve Medeiros, Tyler Whitham, Claudia Pinto, Kevin Banks - Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark
 
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMATIC SERIES
Jeremy Podeswa - The Handmaid's Tale, Episode 210, The Last Ceremony
 
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY SERIES
Jordan Canning/Jeremy Lalonde - Baroness von Sketch Show, Episode 301, Is That You Karen?
 
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FAMILY SERIES
Rachel Talalay - The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Episode 106, Chapter Six: An Exorcism in Greendale
 
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
Norma Bailey - Mary Kills People, Episode 301, The Key to Faith
 
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – DRAMATIC SERIES
Tamara Deverell - Star Trek Discovery, Episode 214, Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2
 
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
Rory Cheyne - Cardinal, Episode 301, Sam
 
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – COMEDY OR FAMILY SERIES
Lisa Soper - The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina , Chapter Seventeen: The Missionaries
 
BEST PICTURE EDITING – DRAMATIC SERIES
Wendy Hallam Martin - The Handmaid's Tale, Episode 201, June
 
BEST PICTURE EDITING – MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
Hugh Elchuk - Cardinal: By The Time Your Read This, Episode 302, Roman & Irena
 
BEST PICTURE EDITING – COMEDY OR FAMILY SERIES
Michelle Szemberg - Northern Rescue, Episode 101, Qué Sera
 
BEST SOUND EDITING – DRAMATIC SERIES
Joe Bracciale, Tyler Whitham, Alex Bullick, Jill Purdy, Kevin Banks, Craig MacLellan - American Gods, Episode 202, The Beguiling Man
 
BEST SOUND EDITING – MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
David McCallum, Jane Tattersall, Barry Gilmore, Claire Dobson, Paul Germann, Christopher King - Cardinal: By The Time You Read This, Episode 301, Sam
 
BEST SOUND EDITING – COMEDY OR FAMILY SERIES
Janice Ierulli, Mark Shnuriwsky, Cailey Milito, Clive Turner, Alastair Gray, Susan Fawcett, Gren-Eric Zwicker, Simon Minimus - Northern Rescue, Episode 109, Wake Up

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Ian Gillespie – Director of Communications, 416-459-5932, igillespie@dgc.ca

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