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Directors Guild of America

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...

Great News For 'Gravity'

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 03.28.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alfonso Cuaron was awarded the top film honor from the Directors Guild of America for "Gravity" on Saturday night, giving the los...

Tonight We'll Know Who Will Probably Win Best Director

AP | JESSICA HERNDON | Posted 03.27.2014 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the tightest three-way Oscar race in years, the 66th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards could give "Gravity," ''Americ...

'12 Years A Slave' Director Scores Another Major Feat

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Steve McQueen has gained his first directors guild nomination for his grimly historic saga "12 Years a Slave," substantiating the...

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...

Acclaimed Documentary Maker Dies

AP | Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment

BERKELEY, Calif. — Les Blank, an acclaimed documentary maker who focused his camera on cultural corners ranging from blues music, to garlic love...

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...

'Argo' Wins Big

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 04.05.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Ben Affleck has won the top film honor from the Directors Guild of America for his CIA thriller "Argo," further sealing its status as b...

The Best Picture Favorite?

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — "Girls" star Lena Dunham has won the TV comedy directing prize from the Directors Guild of America, while the musical portrait "Se...

The Year's Best Documentaries

AP | Posted 03.17.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The AIDS chronicle "How to Survive a Plague" and the military rape study "The Invisible War" are among nominees for the documentar...

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...

'Cuckoos Nest' Director Gets Big Honor

AP | Posted 11.28.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Two-time Academy Award winner Milos Forman is receiving the lifetime-achievement award from his peers at the Directors Guild of America...

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.

'The Artist,' Hazanavicius Win At Directors Guild Awards 2012

AP | By DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- The Directors Guild of America Awards are the latest Hollywood film honors to go silent. Hollywood's top filmmakers group presented it...

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.

'The King's Speech' Shocks 'The Social Network'

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Tom Hooper pulled off an upset win Saturday for the top film honor at the Directors Guild of America Awards for his British monarchy t...

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,...

Kathryn Bigelow Wins Big At Directors Guild With 'Hurt Locker'

AP | SANDY COHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Kathryn Bigelow and "The Hurt Locker" became official awards-season front-runners Saturday after Bigelow won the top prize from th...

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 Nominations: James Cameron Up Against Ex Wife, Tarantino & More

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The science-fiction blockbuster "Avatar" has earned James Cameron his latest nomination for the top honor from the Directors Guild...