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In brief: Kari Skogland suits up for Marvel series

Plus: A Corus production exec shifts to a development role at Nelvana and The Northwoods finds its leads.

Kari Skogland Photo Credit David Leyes

Playback’s 2018 TV Director of the Year: Kari Skogland

One of Canada’s most respected directors, Skogland’s career climbed to new heights in 2018 with The Handmaid’s Tale.

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Miranda de Pencier, Kari Skogland win DGC Awards

The Grizzlies director walked away with the DGC’s Feature Film award, while Skogland won the drama series prize for her work on The Handmaid’s Tale.

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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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Remembering Canadian production designer Rob Gray

The award-winning creative behind Fido and Sons of Liberty died on Dec. 21, 2016.

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Hyena Road, Vikings win at DGC Awards

Orphan Black and Schitt’s Creek were among the projects that picked up prizes at the directors’ gala on Saturday.

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Why Kari Skogland went down the Mad Rabbit hole

The veteran Canadian director shares why she decided to launch a new business with international distribution partner Red Arrow.

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Book of Negroes, Mommy win top prizes at DGC Awards

Vikings and Elephant Song were also among the projects that picked up trophies at the awards gala Saturday night. (The Book of Negroes pictured.)

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Telefilm, Birks to honour Patricia Rozema, Catherine O’Hara

Other winners of the Birks Diamond Tribute prize, which celebrates Canadian women directors and actors, include Sophie Deraspe and Suzanne Clement (pictured).

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Exclusive: Reforming Academy adds union reps as advisors

The Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television adds to its newly-created national advisory council ahead of the Canadian Screen Awards.