Directors Guild of Canada

Splice

Splice leads DGC Awards noms

The sci-fi feature sees five nods, while Flashpoint, The Tudors, Barney’s Version and The Devil’s Teardrop also earn multiple nominations.

The Tudors

Indie producers want more flexibility with new co-pro treaty

A fight could be brewing, as producers want better chances of working with foreign partners, while unions and guilds dig in to preserve key creative jobs for their members.

Gerry Barr

Gerry Barr named CEO of the DGC

Barr brings a labor background as a past negotiator for the Steelworkers’ Union and creator of its Steelworkers Humanity Fund.

Leslie My Name is Evil

DGC hands top prizes to Leslie, Cairo Time

It was a mixed bag of winners at the Directors Guild of Canada awards on Saturday, where Reginald Harkema nabbed the best feature director prize for Leslie, My Name is Evil, while Ruba Nadda’s Cairo Time was named best feature film.

Brian Anthony

DGC topper Anthony steps down

Directors Guild of Canada topper Brian Anthony is stepping down next spring after three years leading the filmmakers association.