Wendy Michener Award

The Wendy Michener Award was presented at the Canadian Film Awards from 1969 to 1978 in recognition of outstanding artistic achievement in Canadian cinema.

The Wendy Michener Award was presented at the Canadian Film Awards from 1969 to 1978 in recognition of outstanding artistic achievement in Canadian cinema. It was created in honour of Wendy Michener (1935–69), a highly respected film critic for the Globe and Mail until her untimely death. She was the daughter of former Governor General Roland Michener, who also created the separate Michener Awards for Journalism in her honour.

Winners

1969 — Jean-Claude Labrecque (director)

1970 — Jean-Pierre Lefebvre (director)

1971 — not awarded

1972 — Mireille Dansereau (director, for La Vie rêvée)

1973 — Gilles Carle (director)

1974 — not awarded

1975 — not awarded

1976 — Caroline Leaf (animator, for The Street)

1977 — Zale Dalen (director, for Skip Tracer)

1978 — Richard Gabourie (director, for Three Card Monte)