Rogers Best Canadian Film Award

The TFCA’s Rogers Best Canadian Film Award is Canada’s richest arts prize. The director of the winning film, voted by members of the TFCA, receives $100,000 from Rogers Communications Inc. The two runners-up each receive $5,000.

 

The 2020 nominees are And the Birds Rained Down, Anne at 13,000 ft, and White Lie. The winner will be named at the TFCA virtual gala on March 9.

Past Winners

2020 To be determined

2019 Kathleen Hepburn, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers , The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open

2018 Ed Burtynsky, Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier , Anthropocene: The Human Epoch

2017 Ashley McKenzie , Werewolf

2016 Hugh Gibson , The Stairs

2015 Guy Maddin , The Forbidden Room

2014 Denis Villeneuve , Enemy

2013 Jennifer Baichwal and Edward Burtynsky , Watermark

2012 Sarah Polley , Stories We Tell

2011 Philippe Falardeau , Monsieur Lazhar

2010 Denis Villeneuve , Incendies

2009 Denis Villeneuve , Polytechnique

2008 Guy Maddin , My Winnipeg

2007 Sarah Polley , Away From Her

2006 Jennifer Baichwal , Manufactured Landscapes

2005 David Cronenberg , A History of Violence

2004 Sylvain Chomet , The Triplets of Belleville

2003 David Cronenberg , Spider

2002 Zacharias Kunuk , Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner

2001 Bruce Sweeney , The Last Wedding

2000 Gary Burns , waydowntown

1999 Léa Pool , Set Me Free

1998 Don McKellar , Last Night

1997 Atom Egoyan , The Sweet Hereafter