2009 DGC Awards Winners

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
    Carol Spier

    DON HALDANE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
    Avrel Fisher

    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
    Passchendaele

    TEAM TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
    Presented by Gold Sponsor, Deluxe
    The Summit

    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
    Death Race

    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
Awards.

    Platinum: Technicolor
    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
    

/NOTE TO PHOTO EDITORS: A photo accompanying this release is available at http://photos.newswire.ca. Images are free to accredited members of the media/

SOURCE Directors Guild of Canada, National Office

For further information: For further information: Lisa Mahal, Director of Communications, lmahal@dgcc.ca or (416) 482-6640 x 251

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