TORONTO, Oct. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - The Directors Guild of Canada celebrated the 50th anniversary of the DGC in Toronto this evening. Three special career acknowledgments were handed out along with 19 awards honouring the best work created by Members this past year.
Comedian Seán Cullen hosted the Gala which was held at the historic Fairmont Royal York Hotel. For the first time ever, the DGC Awards were streamed live online. Below is a full list of the awards presented at the 2012 DGC Awards Gala:
DGC LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Presented by Silver Sponsor, Shaftesbury
DON HALDANE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
DGC HONOURARY LIFE MEMBER AWARD
BEST DIRECTION - FEATURE FILM
Presented by Gold Sponsor, Deluxe
David Cronenberg - A Dangerous Method
BEST DIRECTION - TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Presented by Gold Sponsor, Panavision
Jon Cassar - The Kennedys - Episode 7
BEST DIRECTION - TELEVISION SERIES
Presented by Gold Sponsor, William F. White International
Jeremy Podeswa - The Borgias - Episode 107 - Death on a Pale Horse
BEST FEATURE FILM
Presented by Platinum Sponsor, Technicolor
A Dangerous Method - David Cronenberg, Director; Walter Gasparovic, 1st Assistant Director; Patrick Arias, 2nd Assistant Director; Ron Sanders, Picture Editor; Sandy M. Pereira, Assistant Editor; Michael O'Farrell, Supervising Sound Editor; Robert Bertola, Sound Effects Editor; Alastair Gray, Dialogue Editor/ADR Editor; Tony Currie, Dialogue Editor/ADR Editor; Gren-Erich Zwicker, Assistant Sound Editor; Lori Waters, Post Production Supervisor; Michael Madden, Set Designer; James McAteer, Production Designer; and Nan Brown, Production Accountant.
BEST TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
The Kennedys - Episode 4 - Jon Cassar, Director; Libby Hodgson, 1st Assistant Director;Tim Singh, 2nd Assistant Director; Kathryn Hughes, 3rd Assistant Director; Don Cassidy, Picture Editing; Michael England, 1st Assistant Picture Editor; Jill Purdy, ADR Editor; Katie Halliday, Sound Editor; Mark Gingras, Supervising Sound Editor; Rocco Matteo, Production Designer; Mun Ying Kwun, Art Director; Rudy Braun, Set Designer; Itsuko Kurono, 1st Assistant Art Director; Timothy Peel, Graphic Designer; Brian Gibson, Production Manager; Andrew O'Sullivan, Location Manager; Catherine Currie, Production Accountant; Hope Faith White, 1st Assistant Accountant; Christopher Comrie, Payroll Accountant; and Derek Ursacki, 2nd Assistant Accountant.
BEST TELEVISION SERIES - DRAMA
Presented by Gold Sponsor, PS Production Services Ltd.
The Borgias, Episode 107 - Death on a Pale Horse - Jeremy Podewsa, Director; Wendy Hallam Martin, Picture Editor; Dan Briceno, 1st Assistant Editor; Ana Yavari, 2nd Assistant Picture Editor; Anna Sofrygina, 2nd Assistant Picture Editor; François Seguin, Production Designer; Dale Sheldrake, ADR Editor; Jane Tattersall, Supervising Sound Editor; Martin Gwynn Jones, Foley Artist; Barbara Pecs, Production Accountant; and Linda Gillespie, Production Accountant.
BEST TELEVISION SERIES - FAMILY
Heartland - Episode 503 - What's in a Name? - Grant Harvey, Director; Andy Price, 1st Assistant Director; Martin Pedersen, 2nd Assistant Director; Tony LaHaye, 3rd Assistant Director; Sandralynn Trent, Trainee Assistant Director; Jane Morrison, Picture Editor; Neshe Delici, 2nd Assistant Picture Editor; Kevin Howard, Supervising Sound Effects Editor; Jason MacNeill 1st Assistant Sound Editor; Kevin Banks, Music Editor; Richard Calistan, ADR Editor; Robert Hegedus, Supervising Dialogue Editor; Lorenz Augustin, Production Manager; Hudson Cooley, Production Coordinator; Joe D'Addetta, Assistant Production Coordinator; Mike Liesemer, Trainee Production Coordinator; Brian Dunne, Location Manager; Ryan Monaghan, Assistant Location Manager; and Brenda Rampp,1st Assistant Accountant.
BEST TELEVISION SERIES - COMEDY
Call Me Fitz - Episode 212 - Hell Hath No Drink Limit - Sheri Elwood, Director; Derek Filiatrault, 1st Assistant Director; Preston Hudson, 2nd Assistant Director; Heather Harvey, 3rd Assistant Director, Susie Diamond, 4th Assistant Director; Thorben Bieger, Picture Editor; Sarah Byrne, Assistant Picture Editor; Ewen Dickson , Art Director; Bill Fleming , Production Designer; Ulo Greer , 1st ART; Luke Merdsoy, 2nd ART; Fred Brennan, Supervising Sound Editor; Rob Bertola, Effects Editor; Sue Fawcett, Assistant Sound Editor; Margaret Harrison, Production Manager; Cathy Grant, Production Coordinator; Nick Trim, Ass't Production Coordinator; Neil Shaw, Set PA; Shaun Clarke, Locations Manager; Jeff Martin; Assistant Locations Manager; Christine Mcdonald, 1 Assistant Accountant;
ALLAN KING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTARY
Presented by Rogers Group of Funds
West Wind: The Vision of Tom Thomson - Peter Raymont, Director; Russell Walker, Sound Supervisor.
BEST SHORT FILM
Patch Town - Catherine Gourdier; David "Sparky" Sparks, 1st Assistant Director; Barbara McCullam, 3rd Assistant Director; Diana Young, Trainee Assistant Director, Michael Doherty, Editor; Dermain Finlayson, Dialogue Editor; Dale Lennon, Sound Effects Editor; Matt Middleton, Production Designer; Rob Nowacki, 1st Assistant Art Director; Joel Richardson, 2nd Assistant Art Director.
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN - FEATURE FILM
James McAteer - A Dangerous Method
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN - TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Rocco Matteo - The Kennedys - Episode 5
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN - TELEVISION SERIES
François Séguin - The Borgias - Episode 107 - Death on a Pale Horse
BEST PICTURE EDITING - FEATURE FILM
Ron Sanders - A Dangerous Method
BEST PICTURE EDITING -TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Don Cassidy - The Kennedys - Episode 4
BEST PICTURE EDITING - TELEVISION SERIES
Lisa Grootenboer - The Borgias - Episode 108 - The Art of War
BEST SOUND EDITING - FEATURE FILM
Rob Bertola, Tony Currie, Alastair Gray, Michael O'Farrell, Gren-Erich Zwicker - A Dangerous Method
BEST SOUND EDITING - TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Mark Gingras, Jill Purdy, Katie Halliday, John Laing, James Robb - The Kennedys - Episode 7
BEST SOUND EDITING - TELEVISION SERIES
Fred Brennan, Rob Bertola, Sue Fawcett - Call Me Fitz - Episode 212 - Hell Hath No Drink Limit
The Directors Guild of Canada wishes to thank the SPONSORS of the 2012 DGC Awards:
- Platinum - Technicolor
- Gold -Canadian Media Production Association, Deluxe, Panavision, PS Productions Services Ltd., and Canada Film Capital/EP Canada/William F. White International Inc.
- Silver - Astral's The Harold Greenberg Fund, Rogers Group of Funds, Shaftesbury
- Bronze - ACTRA, Canadian Film Centre, Cinespace, Don Carmody Productions, Great West Life, Tattersall Sound & Picture and Telefilm Canada
- Patron - Epitome Pictures, Sim Digital
- Contra - Captain Printworks, Creative Reality Group, Jason Jennings Lighting Consultants and Productions Canada
The DGC also wishes to thank Ernst & Young, the official auditor of the 2012 DGC Awards.
The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) is a national labour organization that represents over 3,000 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
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