Alumna Semi Chellas ('Mad Men') received the inaugural award in 2017 for her contributions to the global television industry.

Alumni Graeme Manson and John Fawcett were presented with the 2015 award for their work on 'Orphan Black.'

Don McKellar was the 2016 recipient in recognition of his internationally acclaimed body of work in film, television and theatre.

Damon D’Oliveira and Clement Virgo received the 2017 award in celebration of their notable body of work in film and television.

CFC Award for Creative Excellence

Guests mingle with cocktails around a pool in the evening.

The CFC Award for Creative Excellence is handed out at CFC's annual L.A. event at the Avalon Hotel in Beverly Hills.


In 2014, the CFC created the CFC Award for Creative Excellence, an annual award that honours and celebrates the success of accomplished CFC alumni, partners and contributors who have made significant creative and entrepreneurial contributions to the screen-based entertainment industry. The award is presented every year at CFC’s annual L.A. event. Since the award’s inception, the following alumni have been honoured:


2018

Christina Jennings

Award-winning producer and CFC alumna Christina Jennings, founder, chairman and CEO of Shaftesbury (Murdoch Mysteries, Carmilla, Frankie Drake Mysteries, ReGenesis) was presented with the fifth annual award in recognition of her innovative storytelling, critically and commercially accomplished body of work, and her creative and business contributions to the Canadian and international entertainment industries. 

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2017

Damon D'Oliveira & Clement Virgo

Producer Damon D’Oliveira, writer/director/producer Clement Virgo and their production company Conquering Lion Pictures received the 2017 award in celebration of their critically accomplished and notable body of work in film and television (The Book of Negroes, Poor Boy’s Game, Lie with Me).

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2016

Don McKellar

Award-winning writer/director/actor Don McKellar (Highway 61, Sensitive Skin, The Grand Seduction) was the 2016 award recipient in recognition of his internationally acclaimed and outstanding body of work in film, television and theatre.

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2015

Graeme Manson & John Fawcett

Alumni Graeme Manson and John Fawcett were presented with the 2015 award for their originality, vision and exciting work on the smash hit award-winning original series Orphan Black.

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2014 

Semi Chellas

Alumna Semi Chellas (Mad Men) received the inaugural award for her outstanding work and contributions to the global television industry.

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