Director's Guild of Canada names best homegrown films and TV shows

This weekend, the DCG honoured top docs, features, shorts, TV series and more from across the country.
Patricia Rozema at the premiere of Mouthpiece during the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. The film has won the 2019 DGC Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film. (Emma McIntyre/Getty Images)

The Directors Guild of Canada released the winners of its annual 2019 DGC Awards. The awards honour work in both television and film. 

Here's the full list of winners from the 18th annual awards, which happened Saturday at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto.

DGC Lifetime Achievement Award

George Mihalka

DGC Honourary Life Member Award

Carole Vivier

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film

Robert Budreau — Stockholm

Patricia Rozema — Mouthpiece

Allan King Award for Excellence in Documentary 

Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier, Edward Burtynsky — Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

Best Picture Editing — Documentary 

Shelley Therrien — Queering the Script

Best Short Film

Katrina Saville — I Beat Up My Rapist

Discovery Award 

Tasha Hubbard — nîpawistamâsowin: We Will Stand Up

Best Production Design — Feature Film 

Emmanuel Fréchette — The Hummingbird Project

Best Picture Editing — Feature Film 

Lara Johnston — Mouthpiece

Best Sound Editing — Feature Film 

J.R. Fountain, Jill Purdy, Steve Medeiros, Tyler Whitham, Claudia Pinto, Kevin Banks — Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series 

Jeremy Podeswa — The Handmaid's Tale, Episode 210, The Last Ceremony

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series 

Jordan Canning/Jeremy Lalonde — Baroness von Sketch Show, Episode 301, Is That You Karen?

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Family Series 

Rachel Talalay — The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Episode 106, Chapter Six: An Exorcism in Greendale

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series 

Norma Bailey — Mary Kills People, Episode 301, The Key to Faith

Best Production Design — Dramatic Series 

Tamara Deverell — Star Trek Discovery, Episode 214, Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2

Best Production Design — Movies for Television and Mini-Series 

Rory Cheyne —​​​​​​​ Cardinal, Episode 301, Sam

Best Production Design — Comedy or Family Series 

Lisa Soper —​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina , Chapter Seventeen: The Missionaries

Best Picture Editing — Dramatic Series 

Wendy Hallam Martin —​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​The Handmaid's Tale, Episode 201, June

Best Picture Editing — Movies for Television and Mini-Series 

Hugh Elchuk —​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​Cardinal: By The Time Your Read This, Episode 302, Roman & Irena

Best Picture Editing — Comedy or Family Series 

Michelle Szemberg —​​​​​​​ Northern Rescue, Episode 101, Qué Sera

Best Sound Editing — Dramatic Series 

Joe Bracciale, Tyler Whitham, Alex Bullick, Jill Purdy, Kevin Banks, Craig MacLellan —​​​​​​​ American Gods, Episode 202, The Beguiling Man

Best Sound Editing — Movies for Television and Mini-Series 

David McCallum, Jane Tattersall, Barry Gilmore, Claire Dobson, Paul Germann, Christopher King —​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​Cardinal: By The Time You Read This, Episode 301, Sam

Best Sound Editing — Comedy or Family Series 

Janice Ierulli, Mark Shnuriwsky, Cailey Milito, Clive Turner, Alastair Gray, Susan Fawcett, Gren-Eric Zwicker, Simon Minimus —​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​Northern Rescue, Episode 109, Wake Up


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