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Directors Guild of America Award

Directors Guild of America Award
DGAAward.png
Logo Medallion of the Directors Guild of America Award
Awarded for Film direction
Country United States
First awarded 1938
Official website dga.org

The Directors Guild of America Awards are issued annually by the Directors Guild of America. The first DGA Award was an “Honorary Life Member” award issued in 1938 to D. W. Griffith. The statues are made by New York firm, Society Awards.

Contents

CategoriesEdit

FilmEdit

TelevisionEdit

Historic AwardsEdit

  • Actuality (1977–1980)
  • Documentary / Actuality (1982–1990)
  • Documentary / News (1971–1981)
  • Documentary Television (1977–1981)
  • Drama Show Day (1983–1994)
  • Golden Jubilee Special Award (1986)
  • News
  • Outstanding Television Director (1971–1975)
  • Preston Sturges Award (1990, 1991, 1993)
  • Specials / Movies for TV / Actuality (1976–81)
  • Sports (1984–1990)
  • Television (1953–1970)

Service and AchievementEdit

Winners – Motion PictureEdit

Lifetime Achievement AwardEdit

(formerly the D. W. Griffith Lifetime Achievement Award)

Outstanding Achievement in Feature FilmEdit

  1. – Director won the Academy Award.
  2. – Director did not win the Academy Award.
  3. § – Director was not nominated for Academy Award that year.
  4. ¿ – Originally, the DGA used a non-calendar year for its award. Both films competed in the 22nd Academy Awards for 1949, and both directors were nominated for Best Director; Mankiewicz won. All the King's Men won Best Picture; Rossen's DGA was not awarded until after the Oscars. (Beginning with the 1951 award in 1952, the DGA has been always awarded before the Oscars.)

Outstanding Achievement in DocumentaryEdit

Outstanding Achievement in First-Time Feature FilmEdit

Winners – TelevisionEdit

Lifetime Achievement AwardEdit

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic SeriesEdit

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy SeriesEdit

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and MiniseriesEdit

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's ProgramsEdit

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Variety/Talk/News/Sports Series (2013–present)Edit

Note: This award is for regular programming.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Variety/Talk/News/Sports Special (2013–present)Edit

Note: This award is for special programs.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in CommercialsEdit

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs (2005–present)Edit

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials (1991–2012)Edit

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