The Directors Guild of Canada held their awards ceremony on Saturday night, and The Kennedys and its director Jon Cassar both came out big winners. The show won for Best Television Movie/ Mini-Series, while Cassar took home the award for Best Direction of a Television Movie/ Mini-Series. In addition, the drama based on the legendary American family also won in the categories of Best Production Design, Best Sound Editing, and Best Picture Editing for a Television Movie/ Mini-series.
Earlier this year, Cassar won the award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television from the Directors Guild of America as well. Other awards that have been claimed by The Kennedys include four Emmy awards and three Gemini Awards.