2010 DGC Awards Winners

TORONTO, Sept. 25 /CNW/ - The 2010 Directors Guild of Canada Awards brought out the film and television industry's best and brightest to tonight's event at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto. The star-studded celebration kicked-off with a cocktail reception before comedian Dave Foley inaugurated the ninth annual awards ceremony to honour the best work created by DGC members last year.

DGC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Presented by Silver Sponsor, Shaftesbury Films
Sidney J. Furie

DON HALDANE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
Don McCutcheon

DGC HONOURABLE LIFE MEMBER AWARD
Paul Bronfman

BEST DIRECTION - FEATURE FILM
Presented by Gold Sponsor, Deluxe
Reginald Harkema for Leslie, My Name is Evil

BEST DIRECTION - TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Presented by Gold Sponsor, Panavision
Norma Bailey for Too Late To Say Goodbye

BEST DIRECTION - TELEVISION SERIES
Presented by Gold Sponsor, William F. White International
Adrienne Mitchell for Durham County - "Little Lost Children"

BEST FEATURE FILM
Presented by Platinum Sponsor, Technicolor
Cairo Time

BEST TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Keep Your Head Up Kid:  The Don Cherry Story

BEST TELEVISION SERIES - DRAMA
Presented by Gold Sponsor, PS Production Services Ltd.
Being Erica - Eps. 109 "Everything She Wants"

BEST TELEVISION SERIES - FAMILY
Presented by Gold Sponsor, Cinespace
Heartland - Eps. 304

BEST TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY
Little Mosque on the Prairie - Eps. 404 "Break & Enter"

ALLAN KING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTARY
The Experimental Eskimos

BEST SHORT FILM
Quiet at Dawn

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN - FEATURE FILM
Patrice Vermette for 1981

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN - TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Rob Gray for Sea Wolf

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN - TELEVISION SERIES
Donna Noonan for Durham County - "Little Lost Children"

BEST PICTURE EDITING - FEATURE FILM
Susan Shipton for Chloe

BEST PICTURE EDITING -TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Dean Soltys for Sea Wolf

BEST PICTURE EDITING - TELEVISION SERIES
Jeff Warren for The Bridge - Eps. 109

BEST SOUND EDITING - FEATURE FILM
Chloe - Steve Munro, David Drainie Taylor, Richard Cadger, John Loranger, Paul Shikata

BEST SOUND EDITING - TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Keep Your Head Up Kid: The Don Cherry Story - Allan Fung, Tom Bjelic, James Robb, Geoff Raffan, Rob Bertola

BEST SOUND EDITING - TELEVISION SERIES
Murdoch Mysteries - Eps. 212 "Werewolves" - Mark Beck, Jonas Kuhnemann, Richard Calistan, Joseph Doane

The Directors Guild of Canada wishes to thank the sponsors of the 2010 DGC Awards.

Platinum: Technicolor
Gold:  Cinespace, Deluxe, Panavision, PS Productions Services Ltd., William F. White International Inc.
Silver:  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

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
For more on the DGC Awards visit: www.dgc.ca

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