|By PR Newswire||
|August 15, 2011 06:08 PM EDT||
TORONTO, Canada, August 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
The DGC congratulates the 2011 nominees announced today in Toronto. Selected from close to 175 submissions, the 76 nominees in 19 categories represent a cross section of the industry's outstanding talent in film and television.
The Awards will be presented at the annual Gala on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at the prestigious Royal York Hotel. Hosted by multi-talented radio-host, musician and writer Jian Ghomeshi, the 2011 DGC Awards marks the 10th anniversary of the Awards.
"I am proud of the nominees and what their collective body of work brings to this country's industry as well as to the Guild as a whole," stated Sturla Gunnarsson, President, DGC. "It is an honour to be a part of this organization and to lead the celebration of the best work created by DGC members last year."
DGC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD Presented by Silver Sponsor, Shaftesbury Films Ted Kotcheff DON HALDANE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD George Mihalka DGC Honourable Life Member AWARD Michael Spencer BEST DIRECTION - FEATURE FILM Presented by Gold Sponsor, Deluxe Richard J. Lewis - Barney's Version Bill Phillips - Gunless Michael McGowan - Score: A Hockey Musical Vincenzo Natali - Splice BEST DIRECTION - TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES Presented by Gold Sponsor, Panavision Jerry Ciccoritti - John A: Birth of A Country Bruce MacDonald - My Babysitter's A Vampire Gary Harvey - Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story Norma Bailey - The Devil's Teardrop BEST DIRECTION - TELEVISION SERIES Presented by Gold Sponsor, William F. White International Adrienne Mitchell - Durham County - Eps. 303 "Distance, Hunting and Home" Kelly Makin - Flashpoint - Eps. 308 "Jumping at Shadows" Laurie Lynd - Murdoch Mysteries - Eps. 301 "The Murdoch Identity" Jeremy Podeswa -The Tudors - Eps. 407 "Sixth and Final Wife" BEST FEATURE FILM Presented by Platinum Sponsor, Technicolor A Beginner's Guide to Endings Barney's Version Score: A Hockey Musical Splice BEST TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES John A: Birth of a Country Storming Juno The Devil's Teardrop The Santa Suit BEST TELEVISION SERIES - DRAMA Presented by Gold Sponsor, PS Production Services Ltd. Being Erica - Eps. 312 "Erica, Interrupted" Flashpoint - Eps. 309 "Acceptable Risk" Murdoch Mysteries - Eps. 301 "The Murdoch Identity" The Tudors - Eps. 407 - "Sixth and Final Wife" BEST TELEVISION SERIES - FAMILY Presented by Gold Sponsor, Cinespace Degrassi: The New Generation - Eps. 1016 "My Body is a Cage: Part 2" Heartland - Eps. 407 "Jackpot" Tower Prep - Eps. 109 "Dreams" Wingin' It - Eps. 201 "Bully Elliot" BEST TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY Call Me Fitz - Eps. 101 "The Pilot" Hiccups - Eps. 211 "Car Pool" Less Than Kind - Eps. 207 "That's Somebody's Knish" The Yard - Eps. 104 "The Catcher" ALLAN KING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTARY Force of Nature: The David Suzuki Movie - Sturla Gunnarsson One Ocean: The Birth of an Ocean - Mike Downie Paul Quarrington: Life in Music - Albert Kish Where Did I Put My Memory? - Barbara Doran BEST SHORT FILM Little Larry - Avi Federgreen She Said Lenny - Avi Federgreen Taxi Libre - Kaveh Nabatian The Waking - Mark Arcieri BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN - FEATURE FILM Claude Pare - Barney's Version Patrice Vermette - La Cite Arvinder Grewal - Resident Evil: Afterlife Todd Cherniawsky - Splice BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN - TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES Tim Bider - John A: Birth of a Country Ingrid Jurek - My Babysitter's A Vampire Brian Rice - Storming Juno Doug McCullough - The Devil's Teardrop BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN - TELEVISION SERIES Zoe Sakellaro poulo - Being Human - Eps. 101 "There Goes the Neighbourhood: Part 1" Sandy Kybartas - Bloodletting and Miraculous Cures - Eps. 106 "All Souls" Bill Fleming - Call Me Fitz - Eps. 101 "The Pilot" Ian Brock - Lost Girl - Eps. 108 "Vexed" BEST PICTURE EDITING - FEATURE FILM Susan Shipton - Barney's Version Reginald Harkema - Fubar: Balls to the Wall Matthew Hannam - Oliver Sherman Michele Conroy - Splice BEST PICTURE EDITING -TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES John Whitcher - Storming Juno Richard Schwadel - Taken From Me: The Tiffany Rubin Story Ron Wisman, SR. - The Devil's Teardrop Gareth Scales - The Nativity BEST PICTURE EDITING - TELEVISION SERIES Lara Mazur - Flashpoint - Eps. 308 "Jumping at Shadows" Christopher Donaldson - Flashpoint - Eps. 309 "Acceptable Risk" Lisa Grootenboer - The Tudors - Eps. 405 "Bottom of the Pot" Wendy Hallam Martin - The Tudors - Eps. 408 "As It Should Be" BEST SOUND EDITING - FEATURE FILM Gunless (Jane Tattersall, Sue Conley, David McCallum, David P. Rose, Brent Pickett, Roderick Deogrades) Resident Evil: Afterlife (Stephen Barden, Jill Purdy, Kevin Banks, Alex Bullick) Splice (David McCallum, David P. Rose, Janice Ierulli, Mark Shnuriwsky, Jill Purdy, Roderick Deogrades) The Whistleblower (Mark Gingras, John Laing, James Robb, Alex Bullick, Nelson Ferreira, Katie Halliday) BEST SOUND EDITING - TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES A Heartland Christmas (Kevin Howard, Robert Hegedus, Richard Calistan, Marvyn Dennis, Kevin Banks, Jason MacNeill) Degrassi Takes Manhattan (Danielle McBride, Dan Sexton, John Loranger) My Babysitter's A Vampire (Robert Hegedus, Marvyn Dennis, Kevin Howard, Mark Beck, Gren-Erich Zwicker, Richard Calistan) The Nativity (Jane Tattersall, Kathy Choi, Steve Medeiros, Kevin Banks) BEST SOUND EDITING - TELEVISION SERIES Being Erica - Eps. 303 "Two Wrongs" (John D. Smith, John Laing, Tom Bjelic, James Robb) Call Me Fitz - Eps. 101 "The Pilot" (Fred Brennan, Rob Bertola, Susan Fawcett) Durham County - Eps. 302 "Family Day" (Jill Purdy, Alex Bullick, Rose Gregoris) Todd and the Book of Pure Evil - Eps. 112 "Checkmate" (Katie Halliday, Mark Gingras, Elma Bello, James Robb)
The Directors Guild of Canada wishes to thank the SPONSORS of the 2011 DGC Awards:
- Platinum - Technicolor - Gold - Cinespace, Deluxe, Panavision, PS Productions Services Ltd., William F. White International Inc. and Pinewood Studios Toronto - Silver - The Harold Greenberg Fund, Canadian Media Producers Association, Shaftesbury Films - Bronze - Don Carmody Productions, Great West Life , Telefilm Canada - Patron - EP Canada, Epitome Pictures, Fuji Film, Sim Video - Contra - The Creative Reality Group , Captain Printworks, Gary Taugher Design , Jennings Lighting Consultants, To Suit Your Fancy
The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) is a national labour organization that represents over 3,000 key creative and logistical personnel in the film and television industry covering all areas of direction, design, production and editing. The DGC negotiates and administers collective agreements and lobbies extensively on issues of concern for members including Canadian content conditions, CRTC regulations and ensuring that funding is maintained for Canadian film and television programming.
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