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Directors Guild of America Award

Logo of the Directors Guild of America Award.

The Directors Guild of America Awards are issued annually by the Directors Guild of America. The first DGA Award was an "Honorary Life Member" award issued in 1938 to D. W. Griffith.

Contents

  • Categories 1
    • Film 1.1
    • Television 1.2
    • Service and Achievement 1.3
    • Historic Awards 1.4
  • Winners - Motion Picture Categories 2
    • Outstanding Achievement in Feature Film 2.1
    • Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary 2.2
    • Lifetime Achievement Award 2.3
  • Winners - Television Categories 3
    • Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series 3.1
    • Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series 3.2
    • Outstanding Achievement in Daytime Serials 3.3
    • Outstanding Achievement in Children's Programs 3.4
    • Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Miniseries 3.5
    • Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety 3.6
    • Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs 3.7
    • Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials 3.8
    • Lifetime Achievement Award 3.9
  • References 4

Categories

Film

Television

Service and Achievement

Historic Awards

  • Drama Show Day (1983-1994)
  • Actuality (1977-1980)
  • Documentary Television (1977-1981)
  • Documentary/News (1971-1981)
  • Documentary/Actuality (1982-1990)
  • Specials/Movies for TV/Actuality (1976–81)
  • Sports (1984-1990)
  • Outstanding Television Director (1971-1975)
  • Television (1953-1970)
  • (Preston Sturges Award (1990, 1991, 1993)
  • Golden Jubilee Special Award (1986)
  • News

Winners - Motion Picture Categories

Outstanding Achievement in Feature Film

  • * - Director did not win the Academy Award.
  • ** - Originally, the DGA used a non-calendar year for its award. Both films competed in the 22nd Academy Awards for 1949, and both directors were nominated for Best Director; Mankiewicz won. All the King's Men won Best Picture; Rossen's DGA was not awarded until after the Oscars. (Beginning with the 1951 award in 1952, the DGA has been always awarded before the Oscars.)
  • *** - Was not nominated for Academy Award that year.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Lifetime Achievement Award

(formerly the D. W. Griffith Lifetime Achievement Award)

Winners - Television Categories

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series

Outstanding Achievement in Daytime Serials

Outstanding Achievement in Children's Programs

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Miniseries

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs

  • 2012: Brian Smith (MasterChef, "Episode #305")[1]

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials

Lifetime Achievement Award

References

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Couch, Aaron; Kilday, Gregg (February 2, 2013). "'"DGA Awards: Ben Affleck Named Best Director for 'Argo.  
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