JOHN DRAINIE AWARD MASTERWORKS AWARD SPECIAL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN MAKE-UP CANADIAN SCREEN AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING ARTISTIC CONTRIBUTION TO FILM & TELEVISION DIVERSITY AWARD Formerly Canada Award (1992-2013), The Multiculturalism Award (1988-1990)
Formerly Academy Special Tribute (2009 – 2013) Presented to a Canadian individual for their extraordinary commitment to the growth of the Canadian media industry.
Presented to a Canadian institution for their exceptional, ongoing contribution to the media industry at home or abroad.
Presented to a Canadian actor or actress in recognition of their exceptional body of work in Canadian television.
Presented to a Canadian Broadcast Journalist for their exceptional body of work in television journalism.
Formerly Humanitarian Award for Exceptional Contributions to Community and Public Service (2012-2017), Gemini Humanitarian Award (2001-2011) Presented in recognition of an extraordinary humanitarian contribution or act of compassion by a professional working in the Canadian media industry in the prior year.
Formerly Academy Achievement Award (1996 – 2013), Academy Special Award (1990-2013), Academy Special Film Award (2013), Special Award (1997-2007), Special Achievement Award (1981-1991), Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award (1993), Air Canada Award (1986-1994), Air Canada Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Canadian Film Industry (1980-1986) Presented to a Canadian individual for an exceptional lifetime of work that has had a profound impact on the media industry at home or abroad.
Presented to a Canadian writer to honour their exceptional body of work in television or film.
Formerly Digital Media Trailblazing Award (2012-2017), Outstanding Technical Achievement Award (1986-2017), Outstanding Technical Achievement Award in Digital Media (2010-2011), Most Popular Website Competition (2000-2007), Most Innovative Website Competition (2002), Best Technical Achievement (1986-1992) Presented to honour the successful application of a groundbreaking innovation in the Canadian media industry. Consideration is given to an individual, creative team, and/or to the invention of (or new use for) a mechanical device, programming language, capture method or delivery mechanism for media.