For questions regarding the standard DGC/CMPA 2019-2021 agreement, please contact DGC Manitoba at 204.940.4301. Click on the link below for a pdf of the standard DGC/CMPA 2019 – 2021 agreement. The Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) is a Canadian union representing more than 4,800 professionals from 48 different professions in the Canadian film and television industry. Founded in 1962, DGC represents directors, editors, directing assistants, rental managers, production assistants and others. The „DGC“ has district councils in the following provinces; British Columbia, Alberta, Sakatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec and the Atlantic. In Quebec, however, some positions are represented by other unions such as IATSE 514 and the Quebec union „AQTIS“. Each district council has written its own model agreement to represent its members.   Directors Guild of Canada (DGC) is a national labour organization that represents key creative and logistics staff in the film industry. The Guild began in 1962 as an association of Canadian creative film directors. Today, it represents more than 3700 members in 48 groups of artisans and different professions, covering all sectors of production and writing. DGC Manitoba represents 81 members in the areas of governance, production, site, accounting and writing. The National Office for the Guild of Canada is located on Peter Street in Toronto, Ontario. The Directors Guild of Canada annually hosts an awards ceremony that recognizes successes in the categories of directing, production design, image and sound editing: The DGC actively promotes the growth of a healthy Canadian film and television industry through a wide range of measures, including lobbying, and contributes to the development of federal and provincial production incentives.
The result is an increase in employment opportunities for GDC members and a strong Canadian film and television industry for all. The guild consists of a national office in Toronto and seven offices of the DGC District Council, each headquartered in a major Canadian production centre.