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Oscars: Alejandro G. Iñárritu Wins DGA for ‘The Revenant’ Making History, Will the Oscars Follow?

The Directors Guild of America (or the DGA) named their winners from the 2015 year on Saturday night and cited Alejandro González Iñárritu as the Best Director for...

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DGA Preview: It’s Anyone’s Game with a Winner Not Clearing Up a Thing

The Directors Guild of America will take place this Saturday (can’t believe it) and we will get, hopefully, a clearer picture of what the Oscars can look like on...

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DGA nominees are in! – WHAT A LOVELY DAY for ‘Mad Max’

  The DGA nominees are: Alejandro G. Inarritu – The Revenant Tom McCarthy – Spotlight Adam McKay – The Big Short George Miller – Mad Max:...

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Oscars: Looking to the DGA for Clarity on a Very Foggy Season

After the weirdness of the Golden Globes on Sunday night, we move into the week where we finally learn who and what is going to be nominated for an Academy Award.  We...

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2015 DGA Honors Recipients Announced – Thelma Schoonmaker, Ron Howard Among the Praised

Los Angeles – The Directors Guild of America (DGA) today announced that Director/Producer Ron Howard, Teamsters Local 817 President Thomas J. O’Donnell,...

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DGA Announces 2016 Awards Schedule with New Category for First Time Feature Directors!

Los Angeles – The Directors Guild of America (DGA) today announced the schedule of key dates for the 68th Annual DGA Awards, which will take place on Saturday,...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 134: BAFTA, DGA, and ACCA 2014 Winners

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. This episode is...

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DGA Awards: Birdman, Transparent and Olive Kitteridge Take Top Prizes

Well…it appears like the Oscar race is all but sewn up as Alejandro González Iñárritu picked up the DGA Award for Feature Film, the movie’s third major...

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Directors Guild of America Preview – Who Will the DGA Choose?

The Directors Guild of America will announce their nominees tomorrow, adding even more questions to the mix.  AMPAS already turned in their ballots but it’ll be...

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Jane Lynch Returning to Host 67th Annual DGA Awards

Los Angeles – Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced that actor Jane Lynch will return to host the 67th Annual DGA Awards for the second...

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Awards Circuit Power Hour Episode 82: DGA-Oscars Link, Sundance Winners, Academy Idol Top 6 Results

Welcome to another edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour, our weekly podcast diving deep into all things film, television, and entertainment. What a week it has...

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Around the Circuit: January 19 – January 25

The madness ceases to stop! Last Sunday, we witnessed an unprecedented and seemingly impossible event: two films tied for the top PGA prize — Gravity and 12 Years...

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Director’s Split – Is Cuarón DGA Win the Sign for ‘Gravity’ in Best Picture?

The Directors Guild of America weighed in last night choosing their favorite directors in film and television.  To no one’s real surprise, Alfonso Cuarón won...

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Directors Guild of America Winners – Cuarón Wins for ‘Gravity’

Being announced.  The Directors Guild of America may not necessarily clear things up rather than solidify Alfonso Cuaron as a likely Best Director winner or show a very...

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DGA Nominees for Documentary Feature Revealed

Read the Press Release.  Is this our Documentary Feature five? LOS ANGELES –Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced the five nominees for...

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Around the Circuit: January 5 – January 11

Hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler may have us in a fit of giggles during tonight’s telecast of the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards, but this past week was no laughing...

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Directors Guild of America Announces TV, Commercials Nominees for 2013

MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and...

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Directors of Guild of America Nominations

Alfonso Cuaron – Gravity Paul Greengrass – Captain Phillips Steve McQueen – 12 Years a Slave David O. Russell – American Hustle Martin Scorsese...

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Directors Guild of America Predictions

Quick Predictions. They announce tomorrow. Get ready for a surprise or two. Maybe none, who knows? Steve McQueen Alfonso Cuaron Spike Jonze David O’Russell Martin...

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Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers to Receive DGA Diversity Award at 66th Annual DGA Awards

Read the Press Release: Los Angeles – The Directors Guild of America today announced that it will honor Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers of Shondaland with the Guild’s...

Around the Circuit: February 2nd – February 8th

Link(s) of the week: When an Oscar race seems all but sewn up for a film you aren’t necessarily rooting for, there comes a time where you must accept it, make...

Oscar Circuit: Live Action Short

And the Nominees are: Asad (South Africa/USA) Buzkashi Boys (Afghanistan/USA) Henry (Canada) Death of a Shadow (France/Belgium) Curfew (USA) There’s no better...

Ben Affleck takes the Directors Guild of America

It looks like it’s really happening.  Ben Affleck took home the Directors Guild of America last night for his work on Argo.   With Argo taking the DGA, PGA, SAG,...

Circuit Round-Up (Week Ending 2/3)

Just when The Awards Circuit thought Argo would put the brakes on its steamrolling of the competition, it shocks us again with key victories at SAG and DGA. It’s...

Directors Guild of America Winners – To Be Announced

They are starting around 8 p.m. Pacific Time.  Have a theory about who is going to win?  Put it down in the comment section. I’m calling Ben Affleck with Steven...