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The Directors Guild of Canada honours the best in the business at 15th annual awards

From a media release:

The Directors Guild of Canada handed out 17 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 Lifetime Achievement Award to filmmaker Anne Wheeler. The inaugural DGC Discovery Award was presented to newcomer Chloe Leriche for her/his film Avant Les Rues.

Arisa Cox hosted the Awards Gala which was held at The Carlu in Toronto. Presenters included this country’s hardest working filmmakers and actors; Meredith MacNeill, Tracey Deer, Megan Follows, Director X, Benz Antoine, and Nicholas Campbell, to name just a few.

Below is a full list of the awards presented at the 2016 DGC Awards Gala:

DGC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Presented by Shaftesbury
Anne Wheeler

2016 DON HALDANE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
Manny Danelon

2016 DGC HONOURARY LIFE MEMBER AWARD
Presented by BellMedia
Trina McQueen

DGC DISCOVERY AWARD
Presented by Entertainment One
Chloé Leriche – Avant les Rues

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FEATURE FILM
Presented by Technicolor
Paul Gross – Hyena Road

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
Presented by deluxe
Kari Skogland – Sons of Liberty

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMATIC SERIES
Presented by Panavision
Helen Shaver – Vikings – Born Again

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY SERIES
Presented by SIM Group
Jerry Ciccoritti – Schitt’s Creek – Moira’s Nudes

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FAMILY SERIES
Presented by William F. White
Bruce McDonald – Heartland – Before the Darkness

ALLAN KING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTARY
Presented by Rogers Group of Funds
Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr – Patrick Reed & Michelle Shephard
and
Haida Gwaii: On the Edge Of The World – Charles Wilkinson

BEST PICTURE EDITING – DOCUMENTARY
Cathy Gulkin – Guantanamo’s Child: Omar Khadr

BEST SHORT FILM
Portal to Hell!!!

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – FEATURE FILM
Presented by Pinewood Toronto Studios
Aidan Leroux – Born to Be Blue

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
Presented by Vanguarde Artists Management
Rob Gray – Sons of Liberty

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – TELEVISION SERIES
John Dondertman – Orphan Black – Certain Agony Of The Battlefield

BEST PICTURE EDITING – FEATURE FILM
Matthew Hannam – Into the Forest

BEST PICTURE EDITING – MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
Ron Wisman Sr. & Ron Wisman Jr. – The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe

BEST PICTURE EDITING – TELEVISION SERIES
D. Gillian Truster – Orphan Black – Scarred By Many Past Frustrations

BEST SOUND EDITING – FEATURE FILM
Hyena Road – Jane Tattersall, Supervising Sound Editor; Kevin Banks, Sound Editor; Ed Douglas, Sound Editor; David Evans, Sound Editor; Barry Gilmore, Sound Editor; Martin Gwynn Jones, Sound Editor, David Mccallum, Sound Editor; Brennan Mercer, Sound Editor; Dave Rose, Sound Editor; Claire Dobson, 1st Assistant Sound Editor; Krystin Hunter, 1st Assistant Sound Editor

BEST SOUND EDITING – MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe – Steve Medeiros, SFX Editor; Jane Tattersall, SFX Editor; Krystin Hunter, Dialogue Editor; David McCallum, Dialogue Editor; Susan Conley, ADR Editor; Joe Mancuso, Music Editor; Claire Dobson, 1st Assistant Sound Editor

BEST SOUND EDITING – TELEVISION SERIES
The Expanse – The Big Empty – Nelson Ferreira, Supervising Sound Editor and ADR Editor; Nathan Robitaille, Sound Designer; Tyler Whitham, SFX Editor; Dustin Harris, Dialogue Editor; Dashen Naidoo, 1st Assistant Sound Editor

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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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