DGC "Top 15" Discovery Long List Announcement

TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2017 /CNW/ - As TIFF gets underway next week, the Directors Guild of Canada will present the 2017 Discovery Award Long List, highlighting the "Top 15 new Directors to watch this festival season" as selected by the Guild and our partners.

The DGC Discovery Award, sponsored by Entertainment One, recognizes outstanding achievement by an emerging Canadian director, or an established director working in a new genre. The Long List will be announced by Discovery Jury Chair Ingrid Veninger and DGC National Directors Division Chair Warren P. Sonoda.

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Tuesday, September 5th 



DGC Discovery Award Long List Presentation

eOne Headquarters

134 Peter St., 5th Floor Lounge

Toronto, ON

* RSVP to HMcIntyre@dgc.ca 


List presented


The 16th edition of the DGC Awards will be presented at the annual Gala on Saturday, October 28, 2017 at The Carlu in Toronto. Hosted by Mary Walsh with special guests soon to be announced.


The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) is a national labour organization that represents over 5,000 key creative and logistical personnel in the screen-based industry covering all areas of direction, design, production and editing. The DGC negotiates and administers collective agreements and lobbies extensively on issues of concern for members including Canadian content conditions, CRTC regulations and ensuring that funding is maintained for Canadian screen-based programming.

SOURCE Directors Guild of Canada, National Office

For further information: Heather McIntyre, Media Officer, 416-925-8200 ext 255, HMcIntyre@dgc.ca


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