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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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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...

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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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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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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...

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,...

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...

Directors Guild of America Predictions – Is ‘Argo’ on Top?

The Directors Guild of America will be announcing their winners later today.  The big question is Ben Affleck and Argo making the uphill climb to win Best Picture on...

The Unprecedented Nature of ‘Argo’

I was speaking with some of my writers recently about who and what could be winning Best Picture and the subject came up about Argo.  With Argo winning Best Picture and...

Directors Guild Nominees Reactions

Below are some of the reactions from our nominated directors from the guild earlier today. “I am proud and humbled to be receiving this nomination from my guild. It...

DGA Nominees Announced!

The nominees are: Ben Affleck – Argo Kathryn Bigelow – Zero Dark Thirty Tom Hooper – Les Miserables Ang Lee – Life of Pi Steven Spielberg –...

Directors Guild of America Predictions

The Directors Guild of America will be announcing their nominees tomorrow.  I’m including my predictions down below.  Last year, the wrench thrown in the...

Kelsey Grammer to Host the 65th Annual DGA Awards

On Saturday, February 2, 2013, the Directors Guild of America will present their 65th annual awards for achievements in feature film, television, commercials, and...

NYFF: The 50th New York Film Festival gets underway!

The next big film festival of the year has started in the Big Apple ladies and gents, and I’m proud to be covering it for The Awards Circuit alongside our fearless...

Why is Nobody Talking About Sean Penn?

Is there any question left that Sean Penn is the finest actor of his generation? Can there be any further doubt that Penn stands alongside Marlon Brando, Jack Nicholson,...

TIFF Golden Moments Part 3

As described in the superb nd telling book, The Men Who Would Be King the excellent story of Dreamworks and the inner power struggles, the studio brought American Beauty...