Clyde Gilmour Award

For 50 years, Clyde Gilmour, CM (1912-1997) was heard on CBC Radio, and as a writer at The Toronto Evening Telegram, he became the first full-time film critic at a Toronto newspaper. In his honour, the Clyde Gilmour Award has been given to Canadians whose work has in some way enriched the understanding and appreciation of film in their native country.

The 2020 award went to esteemed industry veteran Jason Ryle.

Past Winners

2020 Jason Ryle

2019 Michèle Maheux

2018 Tantoo Cardinal

2017 Zacharius Kunuk

2016 Alanis Obomsawin

2015 Deepa Mehta

2014 Piers Handling

2013 Norman Jewison

2012 John Dunning

2009 Mark Peranson

2006 Allan King

2005 Robin Wood

2004 Kay Armitage

2002 Wayne Clarkson

2001 James Quandt

1999 Elwy Yost

1998 Gerald Pratley

1997 Clyde Gilmour