2008 Directors Guild of Canada Awards nominations announced

    TORONTO, Aug. 11 /CNW/ - The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) announced
the 2008 DGC Awards nominations today. The annual gala will be hosted by
comedian Shaun Majumder on Saturday, November 8, 2008 at the Fairmont Royal
York in Toronto.
    This year's Award nominees include David Cronenberg's Eastern Promises
and Jeremy Podeswa's Fugitive Pieces, leading the pack with five nominations
each with nods to Kari Skogland's The Stone Angel and Denys Arcand's L'Age des
ténèbres. Strong television contenders include Guns, Iron Road and The
Englishman's Boy.
    Complete nominees' list available at http://www.dgc.ca/page.php?id=400

For further information:

For further information: Direct media inquiries to: Lisa Mahal, National
Communications Manager, Directors Guild of Canada, lmahal@dgc.ca or (416)
482-6640 ext. 251

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