Thursday, June 29, 2017

Paris Barclay

Monday, May. 8, 2017

Paris Barclay, president of the Directors Guild of America (DGA), announced that longtime Guild executive Russell Hollander has succeeded Jay D. Roth as national executive director. The planned transition was first announced in February and occurred at the DGA’s National Board meeting on...

Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016

Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay announced that the DGA National Board, in a special meeting, voted unanimously to approve and recommend for ratification a new three-year collective bargaining agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP)....

Monday, Sep. 12, 2016

The expanding world of TV series is creating more opportunities for female and minority directors, but they remain a fraction of those hired, a Hollywood guild report said Monday.

Women directed 17 percent and minorities 19 percent of the more than 4,000 episodes produced last season for...

Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015

A new study shows that of the 376 feature filmmakers who released movies in the last two years, less than seven percent were women.

The Directors Guild of America released the dismal statistics as part of its inaugural feature film diversity report...

Saturday, Jun. 27, 2015

Director Paris Barclay was re-elected president of the Directors Guild of America by acclamation at the Guild’s National Biennial Convention held today at DGA National Headquarters in Los Angeles.

Additionally, 138 delegates representing more than 16...

Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The Directors Guild of America today announced that the National Board of Directors has approved a tentative new national commercial contract to be sent to the membership for ratification.

The agreement was negotiated...