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DGA Nominations: Taika Waititi Is In for ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ Olivia Wilde Snubbed In First Time Director

Taika Waititi (left) and Roman Griffin Davis in "Jojo Rabbit." (Czech Anglo Productions)

DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA AWARDS 2020: Here is the full list of film nominations for the 72nd DGA Awards:

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THEATRICAL FEATURE FILM FOR 2019

BONG JOON HO
Parasite
(Neon)

Mr. Bong’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Park Min Chul
  • First Assistant Director: Kim Seong Sik

SAM MENDES
1917
(Universal Pictures)

Mr. Mendes’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Managers: Callum McDougall, Hannah Godwin
  • First Assistant Director: Michael Lerman
  • Second Assistant Director: Joey Coughlin

MARTIN SCORSESE
The Irishman
(Netflix)

Mr. Scorsese’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Managers: John A. Machione, Carla Raij
  • First Assistant Director: David Webb
  • Second Assistant Director: Jeremy Marks
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Trevor Tavares
  • Additional Second Assistant Director: Ryan Robert Howard
  • Location Manager: Kip Myers

QUENTIN TARANTINO

Once Upon A Time In… Hollywood
(Columbia Pictures)

Mr. Tarantino’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Managers: Georgia Kacandes, Nathan Kelly
  • First Assistant Director: William Paul Clark
  • Second Assistant Director: Christopher T. Sadler
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Brendan “Bear” Lee
  • Additional Second Assistant Directors: Debbie Chung, Katie Pruitt

TAIKA WAITITI
Jojo Rabbit
(Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Mr. Waititi’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Managers: Václav Mottl, Pavel Voráček
  • First Assistant Director: Mark Taylor
  • Second Assistant Director: Martina Götthansová
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Martina Frimelová

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT OF A FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR FOR 2019

MATI DIOP
Atlantics
(Netflix)

Ms. Diop’s Directorial Team:

  • First Assistant Director: Vincent Prades

ALMA HAR’EL
Honey Boy
(Amazon Studios)

Ms. Har’el’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: David Grace
  • First Assistant Director: Sean Vawter
  • Second Assistant Director: Colin Flaherty
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Sarah Balboa

MELINA MATSOUKAS
Queen & Slim
(Universal Pictures)

Ms. Matsoukas’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Managers: Pamela Hirsch, Max Berryhill (Los Angeles Unit)
  • First Assistant Directors: HH Cooper, Joe Suarez (Los Angeles Unit)
  • Second Assistant Directors: James Roque, Johnny Recher (Los Angeles Unit)
  • Second Second Assistant Directors: Sumner Boissiere, Tami Kumin (Ohio Unit)

TYLER NILSON & MICHAEL SCHWARTZ
The Peanut Butter Falcon
(Roadside Attractions)

Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Manu Gargi
  • First Assistant Director: James Grayford
  • Second Assistant Director: Dee Jones
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Michael McKay

JOE TALBOT
The Last Black Man in San Francisco
(A24 Films)

Mr. Talbot’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Natalie Teter
  • First Assistant Director: Hilton J. Day
  • Second Assistant Director: Dominic Martin
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Jeremiah Kelleher
  • Additional Second Second Assistant Director: Alex Gilbert

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Clayton Davis is the esteemed Editor and Owner of AwardsCircuit.com. Born in Bronx, NY to a Puerto Rican mother and Black father, he’s been criticizing film and television for over a decade. Clayton is a member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association where he votes and attends the kick off to the awards season, the Critics Choice Awards. He also founded the Latino Entertainment Journalists Association, the first Latino-based critics’ organization in the United States. He’s also an active member of the African-American Film Critics Association, New York Film Critics Online, International Press Academy, Black Reel Awards, and the Broadcast Television Journalists Association. Clayton has been quoted and appeared in various outlets that include The New York Times, CNN.com, Variety, Deadline, Los Angeles Times, FOX 5, Bloomberg Television, AOL, Huffington Post, Bloomberg Radio, The Wrap, Slash Film, and the Hollywood Reporter.

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