Twelve CFC Alumni Up for 2018 DGC Awards
By Margaret DeRosia ● September 21, 2018 10:30
This week, the Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) announced the full list of nominees for the 2018 DGC Awards. We are proud to see our CFC alumni well represented for their stellar work in directing and editing for television and film, from comedy to drama to documentary.
Winners will be announced at the 17th Annual DGC Awards Gala, which will be headlined by Paul Sun-Hyung Lee (Kim’s Convenience) and directed by CFC alumnus Charles Officer (Unarmed Verses, 21 Thunder) on Saturday, October 20 at the Fairmont Royal York in downtown Toronto.
Congratulations to all of the nominees – fingers crossed for your success on October 20!
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FEATURE FILM
Presented by Technicolor
Molly McGlynn – Mary Goes Round
Miranda de Pencier – The Grizzlies
Kyle Rideout – Adventures in Public School
Keith Behrman – Giant Little Ones
Images courtesy of TIFF.
ALLAN KING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTARY
Presented by Rogers Group of Funds
Charles Officer – Unarmed Verses
Robin McKenna – Gift
BEST PICTURE EDITING – FEATURE FILM
Bryan Atkinson (with Christine Armstrong) – Mary Goes Round
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY SERIES
Presented by SIM Group
Sherry White – Little Dog, Episode 102, “Round Two"
Sara St. Onge – You Me Her, Episode 304, “Tourist Lesbians and Millennial Twats"
Renuka Jeyapalan – Kim’s Convenience, Episode 210, “Janet’s Boyfriend”
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FAMILY SERIES
Presented by William F. White
Bruce McDonald – Heartland, Episode 110, “A Fine Balance”
Photo credit: Andrew Bako.
BEST PICTURE EDITING – TELEVISION SERIES
Stephen Philipson – American Gods, Episode 105, “Lemon Scented You”
Image courtesy of Starz.