The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) has announced the nominees for the 2022 DGC Awards for Television Series, Movies for Television and Mini Series.
The Guild received a record 300+ television submissions this year. Winners will be announced at the West Coast DGC Awards in Vancouver on Nov. 5.
The television nominations are led by CBC comedy Sort Of, which scored four nominations including an Outstanding Directorial Achievement, Comedy Series nod for Fabrizio Filippo, Best Production Design, and two nominations for Picture Editing in the Comedy and Family Series Category. CBC/BET+ co-production, The Porter, earned three nominations, with Charles Officer up for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series. Super Channel TV movie Christmas Movie Magic also received three nods, including Best Production Design, Picture Editing, and Sound Editing in the Movies for Television category.
By talent, Melanie Orr and Helen Shaver lead the directing categories, with nominations for ‘Run the Burbs and Hardy Boys, and Maid and Station Eleven, respectively. Multiple nominees in the editing categories include John Douglas Smith (Fraggle Rock, Motherland, From) and Dustin Harris (The Expanse, From).
Nominations for Feature Film, Documentary and Short Film will be announced following a meeting of the DGC Awards nomination juries on Sept. 10, in addition to release of the long-list for the DGC’s Jean-Marc Vallée Discovery Award highlighting emerging directors on their first or second feature to be announced during TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival).
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMATIC SERIES
David Frazee – Vikings: Valhalla, The End of the Beginning
Charles Officer – The Porter, Episode 101, Episode 1
Jamie Travis – Yellowjackets, Episode 102, F Sharp
Stefan Pleszczynski – Transplant, Episode 201, Guardrail
Helen Shaver – Maid, Episode 107, String Cheese
Rachel Leiterman – Billy the Kid, Episode 104, Interlude
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY SERIES
Fabrizio Filippo – Sort of, Episode 101, Sort of Gone
Yael Staav – Workin’ Moms, Episode 604, The Big One
Cory Bowles – Pretty Hard Cases, Episode 205, Rubber Lining
J Stevens – Astrid and Lilly Save the World, Episode 104, One Rib
Melanie Orr – Run the Burbs, Episode 108, Raccoon Fever
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FAMILY SERIES
Shannon Kohli – The Mysterious Benedict Society, Episode 107, The Dance of the Celestial Orb
Melanie Orr – The Hardy Boys, Episode 207, The Doctor’s Orders
Nimisha Mukerji – Gabby Duran and the Unsittables, Episode 218, Shoe-Dun-It
Felipe Rodriguez – Ruby and the Well, Episode 102, I Wish I Knew Where To Start
J. J. Johnson – Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock, Episode 102, Red and the Big Jump
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
Jeremy Podeswa – Station Eleven, Episode 110, Unbroken Circle
Helen Shaver – Station Eleven, Episode 108, Who’s There?
Troy Scott – Adventures in Christmasing
Jessica Harmon – Girl In the Shed: The Kidnapping of Abby Hernandez
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – DRAMATIC SERIES
Elisabeth Williams – The Handmaid’s Tale, Episode 405, Chicago
Matt Likely – From, Episode 101, Long Day’s Journey into the Night
Rory Cheyne – Foundation, Episode 101, The Emperor’s Peace
Brian Kane – Yellowjackets, Episode 102, F Sharp
Britt Doughty – The Hot Zone, Episode 201, Noble Eagle
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
Elisa Sauvé – Sneakerella
Patrick Gauthier – Saying Yes to Christmas
André Chamberland – Christmas in My Heart
Marion Pon – Christmas Movie Magic
BEST PRODUCTION DESIGN – COMEDY OR FAMILY SERIES
Zoe Sakellaropoulo – The Bold Type, Episode 505, Don’t Turn Away
Tim Bider – Pretty Hard Cases, Episode 208, Bug Spray
Liz Bischof – Son of a Critch, Episode 107, Father Critch
Zoe Sakellaropoulo – Ghosts, Episode 108, D&D
Chris Crane – Sort Of, Sort of Back Again
BEST PICTURE EDITING – DRAMATIC SERIES
Hugh Elchuk – The Porter, Episode 107, Episode 7
Ana Yavari – The Handmaid’s Tale, Episode 407, Home
Roslyn Kalloo – Vikings: Valhalla, Episode 105, Miracle
Thorben Bieger – Moonshine, Episode 101, Standby out of Newark
Dan Briceno – Billy the Kid, Episode 102, The Rattler
BEST PICTURE EDITING – MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
Rob Chandler – Don’t Hang Up
Maureen Grant – Stolen by Their Father
Gloria Tong – Under the Holiday Spectacular
Diane Brunjes – Left for Dead: The Ashley Reeves Story
Fabiola Caraza – Christmas Movie Magic
BEST PICTURE EDITING – COMEDY OR FAMILY SERIES
Sam Thomson – Sort Of, Episode 101, Sort of Gone
Craig Webster & Sam Thomson – Sort Of, Episode 108, Sort of Back Again
Shelley Therrien – The Hardy Boys, Episode 202, Conflicting Reports
Kyle Martin – Letterkenny, Episode 1003, Dyck Meat
Lee Walker – Astrid and Lilly Save the World, Episode 105, A-Borg
BEST SOUND EDITING – DRAMATIC SERIES
John Douglas Smith, Eve Correia-Guedes, Paul Germann, Kelly McGahey – Motherland: Fort Salem, Episode 210, Revolution, Part 1
John Douglas Smith, Dustin Harris, Mark Dejczak, Claudia Pinto, Taylor Brockelsby – From, Episode 101, Long Day’s Journey Into Night
Dustin Harris, Alex Bullick, Krystin Hunter, Craig MacLellan, Kelly McGahey – The Expanse, Episode 606, Babylon’s Ashes
Joe Bracciale, Tyler Whitham, Paul Germann, Danielle McBride, Dave Rose, Nelson Ferreira, Joe Mancuso, Gerald Trepy – Foundation, Episode 101, The Emperor’s Peace
David McCallum, Ed Douglas, Marvyn Dennis, Peter Thillaye, Kayla Stewart, Jean Bot – The Porter, Episode 108, Episode 8
BEST SOUND EDITING – MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
Jane Tattersall, Brennan Mercer, Martin Gwynn Jones, David Caporale – The North Water, Episode 103, Homo Homini Lupus
Jesse Gillingham, Gray Aletter, Melissa Hinton, Holly Greenly – Don’t Hang Up
Brian Eimer & Michael Bonini – Stolen by Their Father
Raiza Rodrigues – Christmas Movie Magic
BEST SOUND EDITING – COMEDY OR FAMILY SERIES
John Douglas Smith, Kayla Stewart, Paul Talbott, Kelly McGahey, Taylor Brockelsby – Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock, Episode 112, Into the Trash
Holly Greenly, Melissa Hinton, Allan Fung, Jesse Gillingham – Moonshine, Episode 107, Who is the Dead Guy?
Janice Ierulli, Alastair Gray, Clive Turner, Steven Roberts – Son of a Critch, Episode 107, Father Critch
Jason Perreira, Tom Murray, Adam Raley – Children Ruin Everything, Episode 106, Road Trips
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