TORONTO, Oct. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Directors Guild of Canada handed out 19 awards tonight honouring the best work created by Members this past year in a star-studded, elegant event. Two special career acknowledgments were also handed out during the evening.
Arisa Cox hosted the Awards Gala which was held at The Carlu in Toronto. Broadway, film and television star Eric McCormack returned to the stage with a dazzling opening number and comedian Sean Cullen closed the show with a comedic performance.
Below is a full list of the awards presented at the 2014 DGC Awards Gala:
DON HALDANE DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
DGC HONOURARY LIFE MEMBER AWARD
BEST DIRECTION – FEATURE FILM
Presented by Gold Sponsor, Deluxe
Don McKellar – The Grand Seduction
BEST DIRECTION – TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Presented by Gold Sponsor, Panavision
Jerry Ciccoritti – Holidaze
BEST DIRECTION – TELEVISION SERIES
Presented by Gold Sponsor, William F. White International
John Fawcett - Orphan Black; Endless Forms Most Beautiful
BEST FEATURE FILM
Presented by Lead Sponsor, Technicolor
BEST TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
The Best Laid Plans; Raise a Little Hell
BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA
Presented by Gold Sponsor, PS Production Services Ltd. and SIM Digital
Orphan Black; Endless Forms Most Beautiful
BEST TELEVISION SERIES – FAMILY
Heartland; Darkness and Light
BEST TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY
Presented by Silver Sponsor Meridian Artists
Call Me Fitz; O-Rigins
ALLAN KING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTARY
Presented by Silver Sponsor, Rogers Group of Funds
BEST SHORT FILM
The Golden Ticket
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – FEATURE FILM
Presented by Silver Sponsor, Pinewood Toronto Studios
Patrice Vermette – Enemy
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
André Chamberland – Time of Death
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – TELEVISION SERIES
John Blackie – Copper; Children of the Battlefield
BEST PICTURE EDITING – FEATURE FILM
Matthew Hannam – Enemy
BEST PICTURE EDITING – TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
Paul Winestock – The Best Laid Plans; Here's the Deal
BEST PICTURE EDITING – TELEVISION SERIES
Stephen Lawrence – Orphan Black; Variation Under Nature
BEST SOUND EDITING – FEATURE FILM
The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones
Kevin Banks, Stephen Barden, Alex Bullick, Nelson Ferreira, J.R. Fountain, Rose Gregoris, Jill Purdy, Nathan Robitaille and Tyler Whitham
BEST SOUND EDITING – TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES
The Best Laid Plans; Raise a Little Hell
Emilie Boucek, Mark Gingras, Adam Stein and James Robb
BEST SOUND EDITING – TELEVISION SERIES
Claire Dobson, Andrew Jablonski, David McCallum, Steve Medeiros, Brennan Mercer, Dale Sheldrake and Jane Tattersall
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The Directors Guild of Canada wishes to thank the SPONSORS of the 2014 DGC Awards:
- Lead Sponsor: Technicolor Canada Inc.
- Gold sponsors: BellMedia, Canadian Media Production Association, Deluxe, Panavision, PS Productions Services Ltd., SIM Digital and Canada Film Capital, EP Canada and William F. White International Inc.
- Silver sponsors: Cinespace, The Harold Greenberg Fund, Meridian Artists, Pinewood Toronto Studios, Rogers Group of Funds and Shaftesbury
- Bronze sponsors: ACTRA, Canada Media Fund, Canadian Film Centre, Don Carmody Productions, Tattersall Sound & Picture, Telefilm Canada and the Writers Guild of Canada
- Patron sponsors: Entertainment One, Epitome Pictures and Great-West Life.
- Contra sponsors: Jason Jennings, Production Canada and Thistle Printing.
The DGC also wishes to thank Ernst & Young the official auditor of the 2014 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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