Oct 23, 2016
By Christine Ross
The 15th annual Directors Guild of Canada Awards have been handed out. The film Hyena Road and the miniseries Sons of Liberty are among the multiple trophy winners. Paul Gross won the award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement for Hyena Road which also took home best sound editing, while Sons of Liberty won a directing trophy for Kari Skogland as well as best production design.
Other two-time winners included the documentary Guantanamo’s Child; Omar Khadr, Orphan Black and the miniseries The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe. Canadian film legend Anne Wheeler was awarded to Lifetime Achievement Award. Wheeler is a veteran of TV and also has a long history in feature films. The Director`s Guild of Canada represents more than 4,000 people in Canada`s screen industry.