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

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 February 28th.  With the way the season has played out, I don’t expect a “conventional” or “expected” pick for the prestigious award.  Thus far, we’ve had […]

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

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 celebrate all this with a special edition of the Awards Circuit Power Hour podcast that will be up tomorrow morning, where we discuss […]

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

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, Director/Writer/Producer Tyler Perry, U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Film Editor Thelma Schoonmaker will be honored at the 2015 DGA Honors, to be held at the DGA Theater in New York City on […]

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

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, February 6, 2016 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles, and will be chaired by DGA President Paris Barclay. Actor Jane Lynch will return as […]

Oscars 2015: Directors Guild of America Set to Offer More Questions to a Wide Open Race

Oscars 2015: Directors Guild of America Set to Offer More Questions to a Wide Open Race

We are in the beginning moments of the final stretch of the Oscar season.  The final voting process begins on Friday at 8:00 am PT.  As soon as voting opens, the Directors Guild of America will bestow their trophy on the winners Friday evening.  Then, on Sunday evening, BAFTA becomes the last televised stop while […]

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

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 interesting where the group at large makes their choices.  The last time that the DGA weighed in without Oscar seeing it first, we got Kathryn Bigelow and Ben Affleck […]

Jane Lynch Returning to Host 67th Annual DGA Awards

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 year in a row. “She’s back, we’ve got her, and we couldn’t be more pleased,” said DGA President Paris Barclay.  “Last year, Jane gave us a taste […]

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

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 been.  The race for the Oscars continues.  Lots of news to go over including the closing of the Sundance Film Festival where Terence attended and saw films like “Boyhood” […]

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

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 Best Directorial Achievement in a Feature Film.  Cuarón, who won Best Director at the Golden Globe and Critics Choice Awards, continues to be the hands on favorite to win his […]

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

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 strong hold for Steve McQueen or David O. Russell. Read the Press Release: LOS ANGELES – The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards […]

DGA Nominees for Documentary Feature Revealed

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 the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for 2013. “The five documentary filmmakers nominated today have made powerful films exploring humanity in all its complications,” said Barclay.  “From intricate family […]

Directors Guild of America Announces TV, Commercials Nominees for 2013

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 Mini-Series for 2013 are (in alphabetical order): STEPHEN FREARS Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight (HBO) Mr. Frears’s Directorial Team: Unit Production Managers: Scott Ferguson, Erica Kay First Assistant Director: Michael Steele Second Assistant […]

Directors of Guild of America Nominations

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 – The Wolf of Wall Street Check out the full list below and if you missed an awards announcement, please check on our Precursor Station for all the awards listed. READ THE PRESS […]

Directors Guild of America Predictions

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 Scorsese Alternates JOEL COEN & ETHAN COEN PAUL GREENGRASS INCLUDE YOURS IN THE COMMENTS!!!

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

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 2014 Diversity Award.  The Award is being given for their commitment to diversity hiring, their long record of providing jobs and opportunities to women and minorities in DGA-covered categories, […]

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