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From Boston University to Army Paratrooper to The Academy Awards: Q & A with Henry Hughes

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.05.2016 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

He's fought in a war. He's been nominated for an Academy Award. He met his wife when he was 13. He's mentored by the director of Star Wars. Director H...

Peak Inequality: Investigating the Lack of Diversity Among TV Directors

Variety | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.10.2015 | Entertainment

One. Zero. One. Zero. One. That is the number of women of color who directed episodes of television in the 2014-2015 TV season at AMC, FX, HBO, Netfli...

I Don't Take Any Sugar

Joe Wallenstein | Posted 04.11.2015 | Entertainment
Joe Wallenstein

I sat up a little straighter, waiting to receive the inspirational words that would propel my career forward. He pointed to a brass coffee urn situated on the food table. "I don't take any sugar."

Directors Guild Still Wants 'The Interview' To Be Released

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 12.19.2014 | Entertainment

The Directors Guild of America agrees with President Barack Obama and the rest of the chorus criticizing Sony Pictures' decision to cancel the release...

Martin Scorsese Gets Huge Boost From Directors Guild Awards

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The Directors Guild of America announced the five finalists for its top film award of the year on Tuesday afternoon. The DGA's nominations are often a...

DGA Elects First Black, Openly Gay President

Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment

Just a few days before the Supreme Court made strides in the fight for gay rights, the entertainment industry offered up another milestone in its lead...

Ben Affleck Has More Sweet Words For Jennifer Garner

Posted 02.04.2013 | Celebrity

In the unlikely event you needed further proof that Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are the most precious celebrity couple alive, Affleck made sure to...

Bryan Cranston's Latest Honor ... For 'Modern Family'?

EW | Posted 01.09.2013 | TV

Today, the Directors Guild of America announced its nominees for TV and commercials. Some of the shows involved are predictable ("Homeland," "Mad Men,...

Best Director Race Clears Up

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.10.2013 | Entertainment

The DGA Awards nominations have been announced, and Ben Affleck ("Argo"), Kathryn Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty"), Tom Hooper ("Les Miserables"), Ang Lee...

We're Leading The 'Energy Star' Nation

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 04.18.2012 | Los Angeles

Last week, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its annual list of cities with the highest number of Energy Star buildings. Los Ang...

Hollywood's Female Trouble: Part 2, The Directors

Xaque Gruber | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

Even with Bigelow's Oscar win in 2009, why are the statistics for female directors (in both film and television) less than golden?

What Do Directors Think When People Make a Torrent for Their Movie?

Quora | Posted 02.22.2012 | Entertainment
Quora

The Motion Picture Association of America has never written me a paycheck for anything. They're not backing my picture. These are not nice guys. They are not in this business to help filmmakers at all.

What Is the Future of Hispanic Filmmaking?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 10.10.2011 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

The current ranks of Latino filmmakers are thin, and that influences what kinds of stories get told in American cinema. More important, it has an impact on how Hispanic culture is portrayed -- if it is portrayed at all.

Spielberg Honored as Game-Changer by Directors Guild

Pamela Ezell | Posted 08.13.2011 | Entertainment
Pamela Ezell

Steven Spielberg sat down at the Director's Guild Saturday to talk about his career as a part of the DGA's celebration of its 75th anniversary saluting "game-changers" who have advanced the art and craft of directing.

DGA Board Approves Tentative Deal

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

The deal, which provides for 2% annual pay increases and a one-time 1.5% boost in pension and health, will soon go to the membership for ratification,...

Brad & Angelina's Directors Guild Date Night (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

What split? Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie were together at Saturday's Directors Guild Awards. Although they skipped the red carpet and weren't snapp...

Directors Guild Offers Talks, Complicating Writers' Strike

New York Times | MICHAEL CIEPLY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Movie and television directors said Thursday that they were prepared to begin bargaining toward a new contract with production companies after the New...