Thursday, August 17, 2017

DGA

Saturday, Jun. 24, 2017

Director Thomas Schlamme was elected president of the Directors Guild of America by acclamation by the delegates at the Guild’s National Biennial Convention held on Saturday (6/24) at DGA National Headquarters in Los Angeles.
 
Schlamme has been on the Guild’s National Board since 2005...

Friday, May. 26, 2017

SHOOT premiered its 15th Annual New Directors Showcase reel at the DGA Theatre in New York City on Thursday (5/25), followed by a panel discussion moderated by SHOOT publisher and editorial director Roberta Griefer featuring five of the up-and-coming filmmakers as well as...

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...

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017

On the strength of La La Land, Damien Chazelle won the DGA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Feature Film on Saturday night (2/4) at the Beverly Hilton, making him the odds-on favorite to take the Best Director Oscar. All but seven of the DGA winners since 1948 have gone on to garner...

Monday, Feb. 6, 2017

Russell Hollander will succeed Jay D. Roth as national executive director of the Directors Guild of America (DGA). Hollander is set to take on the new role in May upon the retirement of Roth who will remain with the Guild as sr. adviser. The DGA’s national board unanimously selected Hollander--...

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

Directors Guild of America membership has voted by an overwhelming margin to ratify the new collective bargaining agreements between the DGA and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers (AMPTP).
 
“I am happy to report that the DGA membership overwhelmingly voted to...

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017

After 22 years as national executive director, Jay D. Roth has made the decision to retire from his position in the late spring of 2017.   
 
“Jay’s entire professional career has been dedicated to representing people and helping to make their lives better – early on as a civil rights...

Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

Born out of contract talks between the Association of Independent Commercial Producers (AICP) and the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the Commercial Directors Diversity Program (CDDP) held its first ever Showcase on Wednesday (1/11) evening, drawing industry decision-makers to the DGA Theater...

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)....

Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016

The Directors Guild of America announced that it has concluded a tentative agreement on the terms of a new three-year collective bargaining agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

Negotiations, which began on December 5, concluded December 23 and were led...