Two films produced by Chesler/Perlmutter Productions have been nominated for Best TV Movie/Mini Series by the 2011 Directors Guild of Canada Awards.
In a category consisting of only four films, both The Devils Teardrop directed by Norma Bailey, and The Santa Suit directed by Robert Vaughn have achieved nominations.
Produced for Lifetime and Movie central, The Devils Teardrop starring Tom Everett Scott and Natasha Henstridge has been nominated for several awards including Best TV Movie/Mini Series, and Best Production Design of a TV Movie/Mini Series.
The Santa Suit starring Kevin Sorbo has also been nominated for Best TV Movie. Produced for Hallmark and the W Network, in 2010 The Santa Suit was rated the #2 program for all of the US cable networks on Dec. 2nd 2010.