Danny Boyle Wins! Hollywood Reporter gets scoop. (thank you Bill)
FULL LIST AFTER THE CUT.
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FEATURE FILM
(Fox Searchlight Pictures and Warner Bros. Pictures)
Mr. Boyle’s Directorial Team:
Unit Production Manager: Sanjay Kumar
First Assistant Director: Raj Acharya
Second Assistant Director: Avani Batra
Second Second Assistant Director: Sonia Nemawarkar
This is Mr. Boyle’s first DGA Feature Film Award.
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES FOR TELEVISION/MINI-SERIES
Mr. Roach’s Directorial Team:
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Unit Production Manager: Scott Ferguson
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† First Assistant Director: Michael Hausman
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† First Assistant Director/Second Assistant Director: Peter Thorell
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Second Assistant Director: Tudor Jones
¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Second Second Assistant Director: Rob Dickerson Jr.
This is Mr. Roach’s first DGA Award.
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMATIC SERIES NIGHT
The Wire – “Transitions”
Mr. Attias’ Directorial Team:
Unit Production Manager: Nina Noble
First Assistant Director: Eric Henriquez
Second Assistant Director: Xanthus Valan
Second Second Assistant Director: Tim Blockburger
This is Mr. Attias’ first DGA Award. He was previously nominated in this category for Six Feet Under – “Back to the Garden” in 2002, and for The Sopranos – “46 Long” in 1999.
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY SERIES
The Office – “Dinner Party”
Mr. Feig’s Directorial Team:
Unit Production Manager: Robert Rothbard
First Assistant Director: Kelly Cantley
Second Assistant Director: Jennie O’Keefe
Second Second Assistant Director: Jasmine Alhambra
DGA Trainee: Alicia Cho
This is Mr. Feig’s first DGA Award.
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN MUSICAL VARIETY
BRENT (BUCKY) GUNTS
Opening Ceremony Beijing 2008 Olympic Summer Games
Mr. Gunts’ Directorial Team:
Associate Directors: Carol Larson, Brian Orentreich
Stage Manager: Steve Hollander
This is Mr. Gunts’ first DGA Award.
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN REALITY PROGRAMS
America’s Next Top Model – “1002”
Mr. Croll’s Directorial Team:
Associate Director: John Downer
This is Mr. Croll’s second DGA Award. He was previously nominated in this category for Shooting Sizemore – “Episode 101” in 2007; and won the Outstanding Directorial Achievement Reality Programs Award for Three Wishes – “Episode #1, Pilot” in 2005. (The award was a tie with J. Rupert Thompson who won for Fear Factor – “Heist Fear Factor, Season 6 Premiere.”)
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DAYTIME SERIALS
One Life to Live – Episode #10,281, “So You Think You Can Be Shane Morasco’s Father?”
Mr. Carpenter’s Directorial Team:
Associate Directors: Teresa Anne Cicala, Paul Glass, Tracy Casper Lang
Stage Managers: Alan Needleman, Keith Greer, Brendan Higgins,
Production Associates: Kevin Brush, Beth Kravitz
This is Mr. Carpenter’s third DGA Award and sixth nomination. He won the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials Award for One Life to Live – “Episode #9947” in 2007 and for One Life to Live “Episode #8849” in 2003. He was previously nominated for that series’ “Episode #9686” in 2006, “Episode #9385” in 2005 and “Episode #8655” in 2002.
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS
Classical Baby (I’m Grown Up Now) “The Poetry Show”
This is Ms. Schatz’s third DGA Award. She won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children’s Programs in 2001 for ‘Twas The Night, and in 1999 for Goodnight Moon & Other Sleepy Time Tales. She was also nominated in this category for Through A Child’s Eyes: September 11, 2001 in 2002.
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMMERCIALS
Production Company: Gorgeous Enterprises
Waterslide, Barclaycard -BBH
Light Show, Guinness – Irish International BBDO
This is Mr. Thwaites’ first DGA Award.
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DOCUMENTARY
Waltz with Bashir
(Les Films D’ici, Razor Films, Sony Pictures Classics)
This is Mr. Folman’s first DGA Award.
2009 DGA SERVICE AND CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD RECIPIENTS
Film Critic/Author ROGER EBERT – DGA HONORARY LIFE MEMBER AWARD for recognition of outstanding creative achievement, or contribution to the Guild, or the profession of Directing.
DGA Second Vice-President/Director WILLIAM M. BRADY – ROBERT B. ALDRICH AWARD for extraordinary service to the DGA and to its membership.
DGA Board Member/Unit Production Manager KIM KURUMADA – FRANK CAPRA ACHIEVEMENT AWARD, given to an Assistant Director or Unit Production Manager in recognition of career achievement in the industry and service to the Directors Guild of America.
DGA Assistant Secretary-Treasurer/Associate Director SCOTT BERGER – FRANKLIN J. SCHAFFNER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD for an Associate Director or Stage Manager in recognition of career achievement in the industry and service to the Directors Guild of America
Note: Only six times since the DGA Award’s inception in 1948 has the DGA Award winner not won the Best Director Academy Award:
1968: Anthony Harvey won the DGA Award for The Lion in Winter while Carol Reed took home the Oscar¬Æ for Oliver!
1972: Francis Ford Coppola received the DGA’s nod for The Godfather while the Academy selected Bob Fosse for Cabaret.
1985: Steven Spielberg received his first DGA Award for The Color Purple while the Oscar¬Æ went to Sydney Pollack for Out of Africa.
1995: Ron Howard was chosen by the DGA for his direction of Apollo 13 while Academy voters selected Mel Gibson for Braveheart.
2000: Ang Lee was chosen by the DGA for his direction of Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon while Steven Soderbergh won the Best Director Academy Award for Traffic.
2003: Rob Marshall was chosen by the DGA for his direction of Chicago while Roman Polanski won the Best Director Academy Award for The Pianist.