The Directors Guild of Canada Honours the Best in the Business at the 14th Annual DGC Awards

From a media release:

The Directors Guild of Canada handed out 19 awards tonight honouring the best work created by Members this past year in a star-studded, elegant event. Three special career acknowledgments were also handed out during the evening, including the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award to filmmaker David Cronenberg.

Arisa Cox and Sean Cullen co-hosted the Awards Gala which was held at The Carlu in Toronto.  Presenters included this country’s hardest working filmmakers and actors; Megan FollowsJerry CiccorittiJason PriestleyCatherine O’HaraHelen ShaverDan Levy to name just a few.

Below is a full list of the awards presented at the 2015 DGC Awards Gala:

DGC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Presented by Shaftesbury
David Cronenberg

DON HALDANE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
Mark Reid

DGC HONOURARY LIFE MEMBER AWARD
Presented by BellMedia
Peter Leitch

BEST DIRECTION – FEATURE FILM
Presented by Deluxe
Charles Binamé – Elephant Song 

BEST DIRECTION – TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Presented by Panavision
Clement Virgo – The Book of Negroes 

BEST DIRECTION – TELEVISION SERIES
Presented by William F. White International
Kari Skogland – Vikings, Blood Eagle 

BEST FEATURE FILM
Presented by Technicolor
Mommy

BEST TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Presented by Vanguarde Artists Management
The Book of Negroes

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Presented by PS Production Services Ltd. and SIM Digital
Orphan Black, By Means Which Have Never Yet Been Tried

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – FAMILY
Open Heart, Last Things First 

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY
Schitt’s Creek, Our Cup Runneth Over 

ALLAN KING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTARY
Presented by Rogers Group of Funds
Super Duper Alice Cooper

BEST SHORT FILM
Made in Bali

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – FEATURE FILM
Presented by Pinewood Toronto Studios
Carol Spier – Maps to the Stars

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Jason Clarke – The Book of Negroes, Episode 5 

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – TELEVISION SERIES
Brendan Smith – Schitt’s Creek, Our Cup Runneth Over

BEST PICTURE EDITING – FEATURE FILM
Michele Conroy – Pompeii

BEST PICTURE EDITING – TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Susan Shipton – The Book of Negroes, Episode 6

BEST PICTURE EDITING – TELEVISION SERIES
Don Cassidy – Vikings, The Lord’s Prayer

BEST SOUND EDITING – FEATURE FILM
Pompeii – Kevin BanksStephen BardenFred BrennanAlex BullickJ.R FountainRose GregorisKevin HowardJill PurdyTyler Whitham

BEST SOUND EDITING – TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
The Book of Negroes, Episode 1 – Andrea CyrClaire DobsonMartin Gwynn JonesJoe MancusoDavid McCallumBrennan MercerBrent PickettDavid Rose

BEST SOUND EDITING – TELEVISION SERIES
Vikings, The Choice – Andrew JablonskiDavid McCallumSteve MedeirosBrennan MercerDale SheldrakeJane TattersallRob Warchol

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Prior to becoming a television critic and partner at TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from hundreds of television series from Canada, the U.S. and internationally. He is a podcaster, public speaker, weekly radio guest and educator, and past member of the Television Critics Association.
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