Awards season is here! The last few weeks have been especially exciting for our Membership, whose creative talents were recognized by several major craft awards, the Golden Globes, the Critics Choice Awards, and more.
DGC Ontario's R.T. Thorne is a Director and Writer who began his career directing internationally-recognized music videos for artists like Sean Paul, Kardinal Offishall, and Snoop Dogg. R.T. has since directed episodes of Degrassi, Backstage, the CW's Kung Fu, and created Utopia Falls, an award-winning young adult Afrofuturistic science fiction series, in 2020.
DGC Ontario Director Charles Officer is one of the most versatile directors in Canada and has directed indie dramas, episodic TV, and documentaries that often focus on the lives of Black Canadians. We chat with him about his work and his new CBC show The Porter, which is already making history for becoming Canada’s biggest Black-led television production.