RMG client Jeff Woolnough has received a Best Director nomination in the Television Movie/Miniseries category for his work on Keep Your Head Up Kid: The Don Cherry Story at the 9th Annual Directors Guild of Canada Awards, being held on Saturday, September 25, 2010 in the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. In addition, Keep Your Head Up Kid is also up for Best Television Movie/Miniseries, Best Editor, and Best Sound Editor.
Keep Your Head Up Kid tells the life story of Don Cherry, a former hockey player and coach. Part one starts with Cherry’s childhood and takes us through his career in the minor leagues, including his one and only NHL game with the Boston Bruins. Part two explores the years he spent coaching the Rochester Americans and the Boston Bruins, and then his transition to a career in broadcasting.
Woolnough also received a nomination for Best Television Series (Drama) for his outstanding direction of Being Erica, Episode 109 – “Everything She Wants”. All of us here at Rain Management Group wish Jeff and his crew the best of luck come award night.