Wednesday, October 18, 2017

DGA Awards

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...

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017

Derek Cianfrance of RadicalMedia won the DGA Award for Outstanding Achievement in Commercials last night (2/4) in Beverly Hills. A first-time nominee, Cianfrance earned distinction as best spot director of the year based on four entries from his body of work in 2016: Nike Golf’s “Chase”;...

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017

With an all-time record tying high 14 Oscar nominations, La La Land (Lionsgate) continued to build Academy Awards momentum on Saturday (2/4) night as Damien Chazelle won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film. All but seven of the DGA winners since 1948...

Friday, Jan. 20, 2017

This year’s field of DGA Award nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials for 2016 ranges from first-timers Derek Cianfrance of RadicalMedia and AG Rojas of Park Pictures to repeat finalists Lance Acord of Park Pictures, and Dante Ariola and Fredrik Bond of MJZ. 

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Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017

The five nominees for the DGA Award recognizing Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2016 are: Damien Chazelle for La La Land; Garth Davis for Lion; Barry Jenkins for Moonlight; Kenneth Lonergan for Manchester by the Sea; and Denis...

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017

Directors Guild of America president Paris Barclay has announced the DGA’s nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television and Documentary for 2016.

The winners will be announced at the 69th Annual DGA Awards on Saturday, February 4, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly...

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017

MJZ and Park Pictures each had two directors scoring nominations for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials for 2016. MJZ’s Dante Ariola and Fredrik Bond are up for the honor as are Park Pictures’ Lance Acord and AG Rojas. Rounding out the field is Derek Cianfrance...

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

The commercialmaking recipients at the DGA Awards last night (2/6) in L.A. ranged from a first-time nominee earning distinction as the best spot director of the year to a storied helmer who has won that award thrice, been nominated for it 15 times and has now garnered the Guild’s Lifetime...

Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016

In a historic win, Alejandro G. Iñárritu nabbed the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for The Revenant. Iñárritu becomes the first director to receive the coveted honor in back-to-back years. He won in 2015 for Birdman...

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

You never forget your first time. It’s a universal adage that also applies to earning a coveted Directors Guild of America (DGA) Award nomination. And first-timers were prevalent in this year’s field of DGA Award nominees, accounting for three of the five directors vying for Outstanding...