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BAFTA and DGA Contest Winners

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As you know, our files were all corrupted so we lost of the data on these contests. But if anyone out there entered and has a return receipt, please post your high score here in the comments. BAFTA: With 19 out of 24, Alexandru Donca wins our contest. With 18: ...

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DGA Announces Five Best Directors of the Year

Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel Clint Eastwood, American Sniper Alejandro Inarritu, Birdman Richard Linklater, Boyhood Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game Full list. WES ANDERSON The Grand Budapest Hotel (Fox Searchlight Pictures) Mr. Anderson’s Directorial Team: Unit Production Manager: Miki Emmrich First Assistant Director: Josh Robertson Second Assistant Director: Ben ...

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Predict the DGA Contest

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If you’re feeling up to it, please predict the five names you think the DGA will pick. The DGA has about 14,500 members. They have a weighted ballot of five nominees for Best Picture. The five chosen usually amount to a Best Picture nomination. Predict the DGA  

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Alfonso Cuarón wins Directors Guild Award

FILM Feature Film: Alfonso Cuarón, Gravity Documentary: Jehane Noujaim, The Square TELEVISION Movie/Miniseries: Steven Soderbergh, Behind the Candelabra Drama Series: Vince Gilligan, Breaking Bad Comedy Series: Beth McCarthy-Miller, 30 Rock, “Hogcock!/Last Lunch” Reality Program: Neil P. Degroot, 72 Hours: The Lost Coast Variety/Talk/News Special: Glenn Weiss, 67th Annual Tony Awards ...

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DGA Nomination No Guts, No Glory

Tomorrow morning around 10am the DGA will announce its five director nominees for this year. I predict five of the following: 1. Alfonso Cuaron, Gravity 2. Steve McQueen, 12 Years a Slave 3. David O. Russell, American Hustle 4. Paul Greengrass, Captain Phillips 5. Martin Scorsese, Wolf of Wall Street ...

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DGA Preview and Predictions

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The DGA five will represent the strongest Best Picture contenders of the year. Even more than Oscar’s own branch, the DGA is the best at predicting Best Picture. As you will see by the charts below, what happened last year was extremely rare.  For only two names to make both ...

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Predict the DGA Nominations!

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Before we write our DGA preview (some time this evening) – here is a quickie contest to see how well you can predict the Directors Guild nominations.  They will likely be different from the Oscar nominations, since the DGA announce on January 6 and Oscar ballots have to be turned ...

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DGA Sets Dates, Group Adds “Internet Programming”

The Directors Guild has decided to add “internet programming” to its annual awards: In recognition of the increasing level of original programming being created by our directors and their teams specifically for Internet distribution, the National Board has determined that programs made for Internet distribution in the following eight categories ...

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Report from the DGA

Steven Spielberg got a standing ovation, though Ben Affleck won the big award of the night — more if the Carpetbagger’s report at the DGA.  

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