34th Directors Guild of America Awards

The 34th Directors Guild of America Awards, honoring the outstanding directorial achievements in film and television in 1981, were presented on March 13, 1982 at the Beverly Hilton and the Plaza Hotel.[1][2] The television nominees were announced on February 9, 1982.[3][4]

34th Directors Guild of America Awards
DateMarch 13, 1982 (1982-03-13)
LocationThe Beverly Hilton, Los Angeles, California
Plaza Hotel, New York City
CountryUnited States
Presented byDirectors Guild of America
Best Director Feature Film:RedsWarren Beatty
Websitehttps://www.dga.org/Awards/History/1980s/1981.aspx?value=1981 Edit this on Wikidata

Winners and nomineesEdit


Feature Film

Warren BeattyReds


Drama Series

Robert ButlerHill Street Blues for "Hill Street Station"

Comedy Series

Alan AldaM*A*S*H for "The Life You Save"

Musical Variety

Emile ArdolinoGreat Performances: Dance in America for "The Spellbound Child"

  • Bill Davis and Tony CharmoliLily: Sold Out
  • Clark Jones – Sinatra: The Man and His Music

Robert GuenetteGreat Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark

  • David Heeley – Starring Katharine Hepburn
  • Harry Moses – Jean Seberg

Stan Harris – Command Performance at Ford's Theatre: The Stars Meet The President

  • Clark Jones – 35th Tony Awards
  • Doug Wilson – 1981 U.S. Figure Skating Championships
Specials/Movies for TV/Actuality

Herbert WiseSkokie



Richard Levine – Pepsi's "First Love" and "Papa", and Kodak's "Summer Colt"

D.W. Griffith AwardEdit

Frank Capra Achievement AwardEdit


  1. ^ Fraser, Gerald (March 15, 1982). "Beatty Wins Directors Guild Award For His Work On 'Reds'". The New York Times. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  2. ^ Hanauer, Joan (March 19, 1982). "Embattled Beatty". UPI. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  3. ^ "'Hill Street Blues' leads Directors Guild nominations". UPI. February 9, 1982. Retrieved April 28, 2018.
  4. ^ Harmetz, Aljean (February 2, 1982). "Directors Win Antitrust Suit Brought By HBO". The New York Times. Retrieved 28 April 2018.

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