43rd Directors Guild of America Awards

The 43rd Directors Guild of America Awards, honoring the outstanding directorial achievements in film and television in 1990, were presented on March 16, 1991 at the Beverly Hilton and the Crowne Plaza New York.[1][2] The ceremony in Beverly Hills was hosted by Alan Alda[3] and the ceremony in New York was hosted by Paul Sorvino.[4] The feature film nominees were announced on January 30, 1991[5][6] and nominees in eight television categories were announced on February 4, 1991.[7]

43rd Directors Guild of America Awards
DateMarch 16, 1991 (1991-03-16)
LocationThe Beverly Hilton, Los Angeles, California
Crowne Plaza, New York City
CountryUnited States
Presented byDirectors Guild of America
Hosted byAlan Alda (Los Angeles)
Paul Sorvino (New York)
Highlights
Best Director Feature Film:Dances with WolvesKevin Costner
Websitehttps://www.dga.org/Awards/History/1990s/1990.aspx?value=1990 Edit this on Wikidata

Winners and nomineesEdit

FilmEdit

Feature Film

Kevin CostnerDances with Wolves

TelevisionEdit

Drama Series

Michael ZinbergQuantum Leap for "The Leap Home (Part 2)"

Comedy Series

James BurrowsCheers for "Woody Interruptus"

Miniseries or TV Film

Roger YoungMurder in Mississippi

Musical Variety

Jeff Margolis – The 62nd Annual Academy Awards

Daytime Drama

Lynn Hamrick – ABC Afterschool Special for "Testing Dirty"

Documentary/Actuality

Elena Mannes – Amazing Grace

Sports

Robert Fishman – 1990 American League Championship Series for "Game 4"

CommercialsEdit

Commercials

Peter Smillie – Jeep Wrangler's "Driving Lesson", United Parcel Service's "Ian Alistair Mackenzie", National Council on Alcoholism's "Little Girl",
and FMC Corporation's "Perfectionist"

Frank Capra Achievement AwardEdit

Preston Sturgess AwardEdit

Robert B. Aldrich Service AwardEdit

Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement AwardEdit

  • Chester O'Brien
  • Mortimer O'Brien

Honorary Life MemberEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fox, David (March 18, 1991). "Directors Award Makes Costner Oscar Favorite". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  2. ^ "Directors Guild honors Kevin Costner for first effort". UPI. March 17, 1991. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  3. ^ "43rd Annual DGA Awards: Los Angeles Awards Ceremony Pictures". Director Guild of America. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  4. ^ "43rd Annual DGA Awards: New York Awards Ceremony Pictures". Director Guild of America. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  5. ^ Fox, David (January 31, 1991). "Coppola, Costner, Scorsese in DGA Showdown". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  6. ^ "Costner leads nominees for film directors award". UPI. January 30, 1991. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  7. ^ Scott, Vernon (February 8, 1991). "Directors nominate for TV honors". UPI. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  8. ^ "43rd Annual Directors Guild Awards". Directors Guild of America Awards. Retrieved June 27, 2021.

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