The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television has just announced four Academy Special Award winners for the 2014 Canadian Screen Awards — Ted Kotcheff, Colm Feore, Marge Anthony and CTV News’ iGateway.

“We are deeply honoured to present these Canadian screen leaders with Academy Special Awards,” says Academy Chair Martin Katz. “As we look forward to our national Canadian Screen Awards telecast on March 9, the Academy continues to recognize and celebrate Canada’s most talented actors, directors and digital innovators, as well as the broadcast executive who made ‘first’ her personal trademark,” says Katz.

Academy Board of Directors’ Tribute (FILM & TV)
For Outstanding and Enduring Contributions to Canadian Film & Television
TED KOTCHEFF

Born in Toronto, Canada in 1931 of Bulgarian-Macedonian descent and graduate of University of Toronto, Ted Kotcheff worked for the CBC and at 24 became the youngest drama director in the country. His illustrious directing career goes from stage to screen, from Canada to England to the U.S. and back garnering do