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Four docs up for DGC Allan King award

The Director's Guild of Canada has named four nominees for the Allan King Award for Excellence in Documentary, including David York's Wiebo's War (pictured).
July 13, 2012

The Director’s Guild of Canada has named four nominees for the Allan King Award for Excellence in Documentary, including David York’s Wiebo’s War (pictured).

The three other nominees for the honor are West Wind: The Vision of Tom Thomson, directed by Peter Raymont; Desert Riders, directed by Victor Sarin; and Peace Out, directed by Charles Wilkinson.

The awards will be presented in Toronto on October 20. This year’s presentation also coincides with the 50th anniversary of the Directors Guild of Canada.

 

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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