Directors Guild of Canada alumni nominations

NSI alumni received 10 nominations for the 19th annual Directors Guild of Canada Awards.

Allan King Award for Excellence in Documentary

DGC Discovery Award shortlist

  • Michelle Latimer – Inconvenient Indian
  • Tracey Deer (NSI Storytellers, Featuring Aboriginal Stories Program) – Beans
  • Dusty Mancinelli (NSI Features First), Madeleine Sims-Fewer – Violation

Best short film

  • Trevor Anderson (NSI Drama Prize) – Jesse Jams

Outstanding directorial achievement in comedy series

  • Jordan Canning (NSI Drama Prize) and Aleysa Young – Baroness Von Sketch Show, episode 401, “Humanity is in an Awkward Stage”

Outstanding directorial achievement in family series

  • Nimisha Mukerji (NSI Totally Television) – Gabby Duran & The Unsittables, episode 116, “Night Train and Vortex”

Best picture editing – comedy or family series

  • Mike Fly (NSI Drama Prize), Marianna Khoury, Aren Hansen, Sean Song, Nick Wong – Baroness Von Sketch Show, episode 401, “Humanity is in an Awkward Stage”
  • Robert de Lint (NSI Features First)- Kim’s Convenience, episode 413, “Bon Voyage”

If we missed your nomination, please let us know in the comments below.

Winners will be announced on consecutive nights starting October 24.

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