Humber’s Lara Johnston, program coordinator of the Post-Production program, and three Film and Television Production alumni (Katrina Saville, Hugh Elchuk and Cailey Milito) are 2019 Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) award recipients.
The 18th annual DGC Awards recognized talent in 23 categories. This year, they received more than 350 submissions in both film and television from across the country.
DGC is a national labour organization representing more than 4,800 key creative and logistical personnel in the screen-based industry in areas of direction, design, production and editing. The DGC negotiates and administers collective agreements and lobbies extensively on issues of concern for members including Canadian content conditions, CRTC regulations and ensuring that funding is maintained for Canadian screen-based programming.
Congratulations Humber’s faculty and alumni for winning in the following categories:
Best Picture Editing – Feature Film
Lara Johnston - Mouthpiece
Best Short Film
Katrina Saville - I Beat Up My Rapist
Best Picture Editing – Movies for Television and Mini-Series
Hugh Elchuk - Cardinal: By the Time Your Read This, Episode 302, Roman & Irena
Best Sound Editing – Comedy or Family Series
Cailey Milito (with Janice Ierulli, Mark Shnuriwsky, Clive Turner, Alastair Gray, Susan Fawcett, Gren-Eric Zwicker, Simon Minimus) - Northern Rescue, Episode 109, Wake Up
For the full list of winners, visit the DGC website.