Eleven CFC Alumni Nominated for 2016 DGC Awards

By Margaret DeRosia ● June 24, 2016 12:40


Schitt's Creek Season 2, photo courtesy of the CBC

The Directors Guild of Canada announced the nominees for the 2016 DGC Awards on June 22, 2016. We are pleased to share that 11 CFC alumni have been nominated for awards in the following categories from more than 260 submissions:

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES

Presented by deluxe

  • Scott Smith, Director – Gourmet Detective

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMATIC SERIES

Presented by Panavision

  • Ken Girotti, Director – Vikings, episode 310: “The Dead”

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY SERIES

Presented by PS Production Services Ltd. and SIM Digital

  • Cory Bowles, Director – Trailer Park Boys, episode 908: “A Dancer for Money”
  • Paul Fox, Director – Schitt's Creek, episode 208: “Milk Money”

ALLAN KING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTARY

Presented by Rogers Group of Funds

  • Ninth Floor – Mina Shum, Director

BEST SHORT FILM
  • Friends Like Us – Craig David Wallace, Director
  • Portal to Hell!!! – Vivieno Caldinelli, Director

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – TELEVISION SERIES
  • Brendan Smith – Schitt's Creek, episode 213: “Happy Anniversary”

BEST PICTURE EDITING – FEATURE FILM
  • Matthew Hannam – Into the Forest

BEST PICTURE EDITING – MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
  • Bryan Atkinson – Riftworld Chronicles

BEST PICTURE EDITING – TELEVISION SERIES
  • Stephen Philipson – Hannibal, episode 306: “Dolce”

Congratulations to our alumni nominees. The Awards will be presented at the annual Gala on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at The Carlu in Toronto.


For the official announcement and full list of nominees, CLICK HERE


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Margaret DeRosia

Communications Specialist/Digital Writer & Editor