Nominees Announced for 2015 DGC Awards

By CFC Staff June 19, 2015 09:20



The nominees for the 2015 DGC Awards were announced on June 17, 2015. Selected from over 250 submissions, the nominees in 19 categories represent a cross section of the outstanding talent working in the screen-based entertainment industry. The Awards will be presented at the annual Gala on Saturday, October 24, 2015 at The Carlu in Toronto.

We are pleased to announce that CFC alumni have been involved in several of the productions that are nominated for 2015 awards:

BEST DIRECTION – TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES

Presented by Gold Sponsor, Panavision

BEST DIRECTION – TELEVISION SERIES

Presented by Gold Sponsor, William F. White International

  • John FawcettOrphan Black, episode 210: “By Means Which Have Never Yet Been Tried”

BEST FEATURE FILM

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BEST TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – DRAMA

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  • 19-2, 201, School: executive produced by alumna Virginia Rankin
  • Orphan Black, episode 210: “By Means Which Have Never Yet Been Tried”: written/directed/co-created by alumnus John Fawcett, written by alumnus Graeme Mason, and produced by alumnus Alex Levine
  • The Pinkertons, episode 101: “Kansas City”: directed by alumnus Paul Fox

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – FAMILY

  • Open Heart, episode 101: “Last Things First”: written by alumnus Brendan Gall

BEST TELEVISION SERIES – COMEDY

Presented by Silver Sponsor Meridian Artists

  • Schitt's Creek, episode 112: “Surprise Party”: directed by alumnus Paul Fox
  • Trailer Park Boys, episode 804: “Orangie's Pretty F#@kin' Tough”: features alumnus Cory Bowles

BEST SHORT FILM

BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – TELEVISION SERIES

  • Brendan Smith – Schitt's Creek, episode 101: “Our Cup Runneth Over”

BEST PICTURE EDITING – TELEVISION MOVIE/MINI-SERIES


Congratulations to all of our alumni who received nominations, or who have been vital parts of the films, shorts, television series, mini-series or TV movies nominated for 2015 DGC Awards!

We would also like to make a special mention of projects that received nominations that have been developed through our programs or by CFC board members:

BEST DIRECTION – FEATURE FILM

Presented by Gold Sponsor, Deluxe

  • Jacob Tierney – Preggoland: Preggoland was developed through Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange, written by participant Sonja Bennett and produced by participant Kevin Eastwood

BEST DIRECTION – TELEVISION SERIES

Presented by Gold Sponsor, William F. White International

  • Podz - 19-2, 201, School: executive produced by CFC alumna Virginia Rankin

ALLAN KING AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN DOCUMENTARY

Presented by Silver Sponsor Rogers Group of Funds

For the full list of nominees, please CLICK HERE.


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