Eleven CFC Alumni Up for 2017 Directors Guild of Canada Awards
By Emily Gagne ● June 28, 2017 12:15
We are so proud to share that 11 Canadian Film Centre (CFC) alumni are nominated for Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) Awards this year. These talented creators have been highlighted for their directing and editing work in various mediums, including feature film, documentary, comedic and dramatic television, and mini-series.
As the DGC announced on Tuesday, further nominees for the DGC Discovery Award will come this fall. This year’s DGC Gala will take place Saturday, October 28 at The Carlu in Toronto, and will be hosted by Mary Walsh.
Read a full list of the CFC alumni up for 2017 DGC Awards below.
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FEATURE FILM
- Bruce McDonald, Weirdos
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
- Holly Dale, Mary Kills People (Episode 102, “The River Styx”)
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMATIC SERIES
- Ken Girotti, Pure (Episode 101, “Ordination”)
- David Wellington, Orphan Black (Episode 305, “Human Raw Material”)
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY SERIES
- James Genn, Kim’s Convenience (Episode 108, “Best Before”)
- Don McKellar, Michael: Everyday (“Hodophobia, Part 1”)
- Dawn Wilkinson, Kim’s Convenience (Episode 104, “Frank and Nayoung”)
ALLAN KING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTARY
- John Walker, Quebec My Country, Mon Pays
BEST PICTURE EDITING – FEATURE FILM
- Dev Singh, Milton’s Secret
BEST PICTURE EDITING – MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
CFC alumni, if we missed your award, please let us know by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.