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
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