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.

 

Previous winners

2019 РMich̬le Maheux

2018 – Tantoo Cardinal

2017 – Zacharias Kunuk

2016 – Alanis Obomsawin

2015 – Deepa Mehta

2014 – Piers Handling

2013 – Norman Jewison

2012 – not awarded

2011 – John Dunning

2009 – Mark Peranson

2008 – not awarded

2007 – not awarded

2006 – Allan King

2005 – Robin Wood

2004 – Kay Armitage

2003 – not awarded

2002 – Wayne Clarkson

2001 – James Quandt

2000 – not awarded

1999 – Elwy Yost

1998 – Gerald Pratley

1997 – Wayne Clarkson