Directors Guild of America Award
Current: 74th Directors Guild of America Awards
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Logo Medallion of the Directors Guild of America Award
Awarded forFilm direction
CountryUnited States
First awarded1938
Websitedga.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.

Categories

Competitive categories

Special awards

Discontinued categories

Winners – Motion Picture

Lifetime Achievement Award

Main article: Directors Guild of America Lifetime Achievement Award – Feature Film

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

Outstanding Achievement in Feature Film

Main article: Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Feature Film

  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. ** - Film also won the Academy Award for Best Picture.
  5. ¿ – 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 Documentary

Main article: Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Documentaries

Outstanding Achievement in First-Time Feature Film

Main article: Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – First-Time Feature Film

Winners – Television

Lifetime Achievement Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series

Main article: Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Comedy Series

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series

Main article: Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Drama Series

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs

Main article: Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Children's Programs

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials (1991–2012)

Main article: Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Daytime Serials

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs (2005–present)

Main article: Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Reality Programs

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Miniseries

Main article: Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Miniseries or TV Film

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

Note: This award is for regular programming.

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

Note: This award is for special programs.

See also

  1. ^ "2011 DGA Honors Recipients Announced". dga.org. August 12, 2011.