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ACTRA, DGC launch anti-harassment helpline

The HAVEN incident reporting line will be available 24/7 for union and guild members, and will include confidential counselling services.

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Unions, guilds issue fiery submissions to Acts review

The DGC said there’s a “pressing need” for interim measures to ensure global OTTs are contributing, while WGC proposed the Broadcasting Act be redrafted to strengthen the role of Cancon.

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Mary Harron, Kari Skogland vie for DGC TV awards

The director’s guild revealed the television nominees for its 17th annual awards, with Daniel Grou and Bruce McDonald also in the running.

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Stingray granted broadcasting licence

The CRTC has also approved the discretionary services licence application for music channel Vintage TV.

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Vikings, Mary Kills People win at DGC Awards

Weirdos claimed the top film prize at the 16th annual edition of the awards gala.

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DGC reveals nominations for 2017 awards

Erik Canuel, Bruce McDonald, Nathan Morlando, Kim Nguyen and Jonathan Wright will compete for the top prize in the film category.

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Industry organizations partner on Ontario film study

A new research study from Ryerson University will examine how to best foster talent in the industry.

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Tim Southam re-elected as DGC president

The director (pictured) of One Dead Indian replaced Sturla Gunnarsson in 2014.

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New initiative aims to double number of women directing TV

The new program from Women in View and the Directors Guild of Canada is looking to increase the percentage of scripted TV shows directed by women from 17% to 35% within two years.

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DGC B.C. appoints new executive director

Kendrie Upton, who first joined the organization in 1986, will start her new role on March 1, 2016.

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CMPA, DGC ratify new agreement

The Standard Agreement covers all productions which start principal photography on or after Jan. 1, 2016.

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Photo Gallery: 2015 Directors Guild of Canada Awards

A selection of photos from the gala held Saturday evening at The Carlu in Toronto, where David Cronenberg, Kari Skogland (pictured) and Charles Biname took home prizes.