CFC Award for Creative Excellence
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:
Alumna Semi Chellas (Mad Men) received the inaugural award for her outstanding work and contributions to the global television industry.
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.
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.
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).
The 2018 CFC Award for Creative Excellence will be presented at CFC in L.A. in March 2018.