TORONTO, Oct. 25 /CNW/ - The 2009 Directors Guild of Canada Awards brought out the film and television industry's best and brightest to last night's event at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. The star-studded celebration kicked-off with a cocktail reception before comedian Shaun Majumder inaugurated the eighth annual awards ceremony to honour the best work created by DGC members last year.
DGC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Presented by Silver Sponsor, Shaftesbury Films
DON HALDANE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
Outstanding Team Achievement Awards
Presented to all DGC members working in Guild categories
ALLAN KING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTARY
Air India 182
TEAM FEATURE FILM
Presented by Platinum Sponsor, Technicolor
TEAM TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Presented by Gold Sponsor, Deluxe
TEAM FAMILY TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Anne of Green Gables: A New Beginning
TEAM TELEVISION SERIES - DRAMA
Presented by Gold Sponsor, PS Production Services Ltd.
Flashpoint - Eps. 111 - "Haunting the Barn"
TEAM TELEVISION SERIES - FAMILY
Presented by Gold Sponsor, Cinespace
Heartland - Eps. 204 - "Dancing in the Dark"
TEAM TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY
Corner Gas - "You've Been Great, Goodnight"
Outstanding Achievement Craft Awards
Presented to Individual DGC members for outstanding achievement
DIRECTION - FEATURE FILM
Presented by Silver Sponsor, Kodak
Kari Skogland for Fifty Dead Men Walking
DIRECTION - TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Presented by Gold Sponsor, Panavision
Norma Bailey for The Capture of the Green River Killer
DIRECTION - TELEVISION SERIES
Presented by Silver Sponsor, William F. White International
Holly Dale for Flashpoint - Eps. 106 - "Attention Shoppers"
PRODUCTION DESIGN - FEATURE
Carol Spier for Passchendaele
PRODUCTION DESIGN - TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Tim Bider for The Summit
PRODUCTION DESIGN - TELEVISION SERIES
Benno Tutter for The Border - Eps. 113 - "Blowback"
PICTURE EDITING - FEATURE FILM
Jeff Warren for High Life
PICTURE EDITING - TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Michael Lee for ZOS: Zone of Separation
PICTURE EDITING - TELEVISION SERIES
Wendy Hallam-Martin for The Tudors - Eps. 207
SOUND EDITING - FEATURE
SOUND EDITING - TVM/MINI-SERIES
Every Second Counts
SOUND EDITING - TELEVISION SERIES
Flashpoint - Eps. 201 - "Eagle Two"
For more on the DGC Awards visit: www.dgc.ca
The Directors Guild of Canada wishes to thank the sponsors of the 2009 DGC
Gold: Cinespace - Deluxe - Panavision - PS Productions Services Ltd.
Silver: William F. White International Inc. - Kodak - Shaftesbury Films
Bronze: Don Carmody Productions Camera Department
Patron: Chitiz Pathak LLP - Epitome Pictures - EP Canada
Fuji Film - Sim Video - Great West Life
Contra: The Creative Reality Group - Captain Printworks
Gary Taugher Design - Jenlicon - To Suit Your Fancy
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SOURCE Directors Guild of Canada, National Office
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