75th Annual DGA Awards


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75th Annual DGA Award Nominees 

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Outstanding Directorial Achievement in
Theatrical Feature Film

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film for 2022 are (in alphabetical order):

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TODD FIELD

TÁR

(Focus Features)

Mr. Field's Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Nigel Wooll
  • First Assistant Director: Sebastian Fahr‑Brix

This is Mr. Field’s first DGA Award nomination.


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JOSEPH KOSINSKI

Top Gun: Maverick

(Paramount Pictures)

Mr. Kosinski's Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Managers: LeeAnn Stonebreaker, Tommy Harper
  • First Assistant Director: Scott Robertson
  • Second Assistant Directors: Andrew Stahl, Robert E. Kay
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Spencer Taylor

This is Mr. Kosinski’s first DGA Award nomination.


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DANIEL KWAN
& DANIEL SCHEINERT

Everything Everywhere All at Once

(A24)

 

Daniels’ Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Allison Rose Carter
  • First Assistant Director: Rodney Smith
  • Second Assistant Director: John Nasraway
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Ken C. Wu

This is Mr. Kwan’s first DGA Award nomination.

This is Mr. Scheinert’s first DGA Award nomination.


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MARTIN McDONAGH

The Banshees of Inisherin

(Searchlight Pictures)

Mr. McDonagh's Directorial Team:

  • First Assistant Director: Peter Kohn

This is Mr. McDonagh’s second DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2017 for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.


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STEVEN SPIELBERG

The Fabelmans

(Universal Pictures)

Mr. Spielberg's Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Carla Raij
  • First Assistant Director: Josh McLaglen
  • Second Assistant Director: Heather Wagner‑Wang
  • Second Second Assistant Director: David Stickler

This is Mr. Spielberg’s 13th DGA Award nomination. He won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film in 1998 for Saving Private Ryan, in 1993 for Schindler’s List and in 1985 for The Color Purple. He was also nominated in this category in 2021 for West Side Story, in 2012 for Lincoln, in 2005 for Munich, in 1997 for Amistad, in 1987 for Empire of the Sun, in 1982 for E.T.: The Extra Terrestrial, in 1981 for Raiders of the Lost Ark, in 1977 for Close Encounters of the Third Kind, and in 1975 for Jaws. Mr. Spielberg was honored with the DGA’s Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000.


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Outstanding Directorial Achievement in
First-Time Feature Film

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director for 2022 are (in alphabetical order):

Alice Diop

ALICE DIOP

Saint Omer

(SUPER)

This is Ms. Diop's first DGA Award nomination.


Audrey Diwan

AUDREY DIWAN

Happening

(IFC Films)

This is Ms. Diwan's first DGA Award nomination.


John Patton Ford

JOHN PATTON FORD

Emily the Criminal

(Roadside Attractions/Vertical)

This is Mr. Ford's first DGA Award nomination.


Antonete Alamat Kusijanovic

ANTONETA ALAMAT KUSIJANOVIC

Murina

(Kino Lorber)

This is Ms. Kusijanovic's first DGA Award nomination.


Charlotte Wells

CHARLOTTE WELLS

Aftersun

(A24)

This is Ms. Wells’s first DGA Award nomination.


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Outstanding Directorial Achievement in
Dramatic Series

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series for 2022 are (in alphabetical order):

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JASON BATEMAN

Ozark, “A Hard Way To Go”

(Netflix)

Mr. Bateman’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Managers: Dana Scott, Patrick Markey
  • First Assistant Director: Townson Wells
  • Second Assistant Director: Jill Somers
  • Assistant Unit Production Manager: Jason Graham
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Sarah Gorczyk
  • Additional Second Assistant Director: Evan Marsh

This is Mr. Bateman’s third DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2018 for Ozark, “Reparations” and in 2020 for Ozark, “Wartime.”


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VINCE GILLIGAN

Better Call Saul, “Waterworks”

(AMC)

Mr. Gilligan’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Managers: Richard E. “Slab” Chapla Jr., James Powers
  • First Assistant Director: Angie Meyer
  • Second Assistant Director: Louis A. Lanni
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Magin Gomez
  • Additional Second Assistant Director: Nathan E. Davis

This is Mr. Gilligan’s fifth DGA Award nomination. He previously won in this category in 2013 for Breaking Bad, “Felina.” He was also nominated in 2011 for Breaking Bad, “Face Off,” in 2020 for Better Call Saul, “Bagman” and in the Movies for Television and Limited Series category in 2019 for El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie.


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SAM LEVINSON

Euphoria, “Stand Still Like the Hummingbird”

(HBO)

Mr. Levinson’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Will Greenfield
  • First Assistant Directors: Valerie Johnson, Sally Brunski
  • Second Assistant Directors: Cindy King, Colin Duffy
  • Second Second Assistant Director: James Chestnut
  • Additional Second Assistant Director: Aaron Rose Leone
This is Mr. Levinson’s first DGA Award nomination.

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AOIFE McARDLE

Severance, “Hide and Seek”

(Apple TV+)

Ms. McArdle’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Kristyn Macready
  • First Assistant Directors: Ellen Parnett, Kit Bland
  • Second Assistant Directors: Sahar Shmolevitz, Melinda Ziyadat
  • Second Second Assistant Directors: Kelsi Russell, Jack A. Birdsall
  • Additional Second Assistant Directors: Skylar Loraquette, Alexander Hirschl
  • Location Managers: Ryan Smith, Grace Kwon

This is Ms. McArdle’s first DGA Award nomination.


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BEN STILLER

Severance, “The We We Are”

(Apple TV+)

Mr. Stiller’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Kristyn Macready
  • First Assistant Director: Marco Londoner
  • Second Assistant Director: Matt Lake
  • Second Second Assistant Directors: Kelsi Russell, Justin Bischoff, Jack A. Birdsall
  • Location Managers: Ryan Smith, Grace Kwon

This is Mr. Stiller’s second DGA Award nomination. He previously won in the Movies for Television and Limited Series category in 2018 for Escape at Dannemora.

 

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Outstanding Directorial Achievement in
Comedy Series

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series for 2022 are (in alphabetical order): 

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TIM BURTON

Wednesday, “Wednesday’s Child is Full of Woe”

(Netflix)

This is Mr. Burton's first DGA Award nomination.


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BILL HADER

Barry, “710N”

(HBO)

Mr. Hader’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Aida Rodgers
  • First Assistant Director: Gavin Kleintop
  • Second Assistant Director: Erin Stern Linares
  • Second Second Assistant Directors: Yarden Levo, Chalis Romero

This is Mr. Hader’s third DGA Award nomination. He previously won in this category in 2018 for Barry, “Chapter One: Make Your Mark” and again in 2019 for Barry, “Ronny/Lily.”


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AMY SHERMAN‑PALLADINO

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?”

(Amazon)

Ms. Sherman‑Palladino’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Managers: Dhana Rivera Gilbert, Meghan K. Wicker
  • First Assistant Director: Julie A. Bloom
  • Second Assistant Director: Lisa McPherson
  • Second Second Assistant Directors: Lincoln Major, Peter Nix
  • Additional Second Assistant Directors: Cameron Boone, Conor Griff
  • Assistant Unit Production Managers: Nick Thomason, Luca Waldman
  • Location Managers: Amanda Burbank, Jose Guerrero

This is Ms. Sherman-Palladino’s fourth DGA Award nomination. She was previously nominated in this category in 2017 for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “Pilot,” in 2018 for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “All Alone” and in 2019 for The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “It’s Comedy or Cabbage.”


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CHRISTOPHER STORER

The Bear, “Review”

(FX)

Mr. Storer’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Carrie Holt de Lama
  • First Assistant Director: Duccio Fabbri
  • Second Assistant Director: Dan Gutierrez
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Nicole McGovern
  • Location Manager: Maria C. Roxas

This is Mr. Storer’s first DGA Award nomination.


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MIKE WHITE

The White Lotus, "Arrivederci"

(HBO)

Mr. White’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Mark Kamine
  • First Assistant Director: Justin Ritson
  • Second Assistant Director: Joe Landry
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Bobby Teten

This is Mr. White’s second DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2021 for The White Lotus, “Mysterious Monkeys.”

 

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Outstanding Directorial Achievement in
Movies for Television and Limited Series

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Limited Series for 2022 are (in alphabetical order):

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ERIC APPEL

Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

(Roku Channel)

Mr. Appel’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Jason C. Brown
  • First Assistant Director: Emily Neumann
  • Second Assistant Director: Julie Cummings
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Oscar Flores

This is Appel’s first DGA Award nomination.


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DEBORAH CHOW

Obi‑Wan Kenobi

(Disney+)

Ms. Chow’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Managers: Thomas Hayslip, Susan McNamara
  • First Assistant Director: Katterli Frauenfelder
  • Second Assistant Director: Jeff Hubbard
  • Second Second Assistant Directors: Isaac Mejia, Franny Stafford
  • Additional Second Assistant Director: Alaina Neumann

This is Ms. Chow’s first DGA Award nomination. 


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JEREMY PODESWA

Station Eleven, “Unbroken Circle”

(HBO Max)

Mr. Podeswa’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: David Nicksay
  • First Assistant Directors: Andrew Shea, Derek Peterson, Jennifer Wilkinson

This is Mr. Podeswa’s third DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2010 for The Pacific, “Home.” He was also nominated in 2017 in the Dramatic Series category for Game of Thrones, “The Dragon and the Wolf.”


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HELEN SHAVER

Station Eleven, “Who’s There?”

(HBO Max)

Ms. Shaver’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: David Nicksay
  • First Assistant Director: Jennifer Wilkinson
  • Second Assistant Director: Anna Vogt

This is Ms. Shaver’s first DGA Award nomination.


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TOM VERICA

Inventing Anna, “The Devil Wore Anna”

(Netflix)

Mr. Verica’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Managers: Brette Billow, Mary Kane (LA Unit)
  • First Assistant Directors: Dylan Hopkins, Marisia Moreno, Carol Vitkay (LA Unit)
  • Second Assistant Directors: Adam Bernard, Maggie Callis, Cara McCastlain Fisher (LA Unit)
  • Second Second Assistant Directors: Pam Giangreco, Heidi Hinzman (LA Unit)
  • Location Manager: Kristin Dombroski

This is Mr. Verica’s first DGA Award nomination.

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Outstanding Directorial Achievement in
Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Regularly Scheduled Programming

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Regularly Scheduled Programming for 2022 are (in alphabetical order):

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PAUL G. CASEY

Real Time with Bill Maher, “Episode #2010”

(HBO)

Mr. Casey’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Director: Stacy Talbot
  • Stage Managers: Brian Anderson, Patrick Whitney

This is Mr. Casey’s ninth DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015 and 2014 for Real Time with Bill Maher, “Episode 1935: Fareed Zakaria, Chris Christie, Eric Adams,” “Episode 1835,” “Episode 1730,” “Show #1633,” “Show #1527,” Show #1437,” “Show #1334” and “Show #1226.”


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JIM HOSKINSON

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, “Episode #1333”

(CBS)

Mr. Hoskinson’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Directors: Yvonne De Mare, Karen Yaeger
  • Stage Managers: Mark McKenna, Jeff Leib, Craig Spinney

This is Mr. Hoskinson’s eleventh DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert episodes in 2021 for “Episode 1105,” in 2020 for “#1025 Live Show Following Capitol Insurrection,” 2019 for “A. Ocasio-Cortez; Incubus,” in 2018 for “Episode #480,” in 2017 for “Joe Biden/Elton John,” in 2016 for “Episode #0179” and in 2015, 2013 and 2007 for The Colbert Report episodes, “11040,” “10004” and “3052.” He was also nominated in 2020 in the Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Specials category for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, “Stephen Colbert’s Election Night 2020: Democracy’s Last Stand: Building Back America Great Again Better 2020.”


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DAVID PAUL MEYER

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, “Brandi Carlile Discusses Her New Deluxe Album and Performs ‘You and Me on the Rock’”

(Comedy Central)

Mr. Meyer’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Director: Adrienne Ford
  • Stage Managers: Bennymar Almonte, Jane DiBartolo

This is Mr. Meyer’s third DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2021 for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, “Episode 26112” and in 2020 for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, “President Obama: Inspiring Future Leaders & ‘A Promised Land.’”


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LIZ PATRICK

Saturday Night Live, “Host and Musical Guest Jack Harlow”

(NBC)

Ms. Patrick’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Directors: Michael Mancini, Michael Poole, Laura Ouziel‑Mack
  • Stage Managers: Gena Rositano, Chris Kelly, Eddie Valk

This is Ms. Patrick’s first DGA Award nomination.


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PAUL PENNOLINO

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, “Afghanistan”

(HBO)

Mr. Pennolino’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Director: Elliot Mendelson
  • Stage Managers: Jeff Leib, Mark McKenna, Craig Spinney

This is Mr. Pennolino’s seventh DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2021, 2019, 2018 and 2017 for Last Week Tonight with John Oliver episodes, “Episode 830 - Season Finale” (with Christopher Werner), “SLAPP Suits” (with Christopher Werner), “Italian Elections” and “French Elections” and in 2016 for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee “Episode #1030.” He was also nominated in 2017 in the Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Specials category for Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Presents Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

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Outstanding Directorial Achievement in
Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Specials

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Specials for 2022 are (in alphabetical order):

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IAN BERGER

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: Jordan Klepper Fingers the Globe ‑ Hungary for Democracy

(Comedy Central)

This is Mr. Berger’s second DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2021 for The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents, “Jordan Klepper Fingers the Pulse - Into the Magaverse.


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HAMISH HAMILTON

Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show 2022

(NBC)

Mr. Hamilton’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Directors: Hayley Collett, Sara Niimi
  • Stage Managers: Gary Natoli, Jeffry Gitter, Karen Tasch Weiss, Donna Parker, Tammy Raab, Zachary Figures, Jackie Stathis, Johnny Pruitt, Jennifer Marquet

This is Mr. Hamilton’s third DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2014 for The 86th Annual Academy Awards and in 2015 for The 87th Annual Academy Awards.


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JAMES MERRYMAN

Norman Lear: 100 Years of Music and Laughter

(ABC)

Mr. Merryman’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Directors: Lizz Zanin, Leslie Vincent
  • Stage Managers: Ron Paul, Jackie Paul, Jackie Stathis, Alissa Levisohn Hoyo, Jason Drew

This is Mr. Merryman’s first DGA Award nomination.


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MARCUS RABOY

Mark Twain Prize 2022: Celebrating Jon Stewart

(PBS)

Mr. Raboy’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Directors: Robin Mishkin Abrams, Kelly Hernacki
  • Stage Managers: Rhoda Gilmore, Doug Fogel, Annette Powlis

This is Mr. Raboy’s second DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2017 for Steve Martin & Martin Short “An Evening You Will Forget For the Rest of Your Life.”


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GLENN WEISS

The 75th Annual Tony Awards

(CBS)

Mr. Weiss’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Directors: Ken Diego, Robin Abrams, Susan Kopensky, Ricky Kirshner
  • Stage Managers: Garry Hood, Bennymar Almonte, Phyllis Digilio, Peter Epstein, Andrew Feigin, Doug Fogel, Jeffry Gitter, Tyler Goldman, Arthur Lewis, Kevin Lishawa, Julie LoRusso, Seth Mellman, Jason Pacella, Jeffrey Pearl, Annette Powlis, Lauren Class Schneider, Eddie Valk

This is Mr. Weiss’s 17th DGA Award nomination. He won the DGA Award in 2007, 2010-2014, 2016 for the 61st, 64th, 65th, 66th, 67th, 68th and 70th Annual Tony Awards, and in 2017 for The 89th Annual Academy Awards. He was also nominated in the Musical Variety category in 2001, 2002, 2005, 2006 and 2008 for the 55th, 56th, 59th, 60th and 62nd Annual Tony Awards and in 2019 for The 91st Annual Academy Awards and in 2021 for The 43rd Annual Kennedy Center Honors. Additionally, Mr. Weiss was nominated in 2015 for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series, together with Rob Ashford, for Peter Pan Live!

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Outstanding Directorial Achievement in
Reality Programs

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs for 2022 are (in alphabetical order):

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JOSEPH H. GUIDRY

The Big Brunch, “Carb Loading Brunch”

(HBO Max)

Mr. Guidry’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Director: Sean P. Galvin
  • Stage Managers: Rachel Shimko, J.C. Babas, Winston Churchill, Patty Sosa

This is Mr. Guidry’s third DGA Award nomination. He won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Acheivement in Reality Programs in 2020 for Full Bloom, “Petal to the Metal.” He was previously nominated in this same category in 2021 for Full Bloom, “Final Floral Face Off.”


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CARRIE HAVEL

The Go-Big Show, “Only One Can Win”

(TBS)

Ms. Havel’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Director: Dara DiGerolamo
  • Stage Managers: Rafael Orozco, Linda Carizzo, Patricia Sosa, Greg Rosa, Ike Fuchs, Theresa Moio

This is Ms. Havel’s first DGA Award nomination.


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RICH KIM

Lego Masters, “Jurass-brick World”

(FOX)

Mr. Kim’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Director: Ryan Bunnell
  • Stage Managers: Will Baker, Kevin Fletcher

This is Mr. Kim’s second DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this same category in 2020 for Lego Masters, “Mega City Block.”


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MICHAEL SHEA

FBoy Island, “Do You Like Cats?”

(HBO Max)

Mr. Shea’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Director: Tori Himes
  • Stage  Managers: J.C. Babas, Sarah Pietras

This is Mr. Shea’s first DGA Award nomination.


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BEN SIMMS

Running Wild with Bear Grylls, “Florence Pugh in the Volcanic Rainforests of Costa Rica”

(National Geographic Channel)

Mr. Simms’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Director: Sara Brown

This is Mr. Simms’s second DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this same category in 2021 for Running Wild with Bear Grylls, “Gina Carano in the Dolomites.”

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Outstanding Directorial Achievement in
Children's Programs

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children’s Programs for 2022 are (in alphabetical order):

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TIM FEDERLE

Better Nate Than Ever

(Disney+)

Mr. Federle’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Managers: Guy Efrat, Pamela Thur
  • First Assistant Director: Danielle Rigby
  • Second Assistant Director: Brad Robinson
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Billy Brennan
  • Additional Second Assistant Directors: Annie Tompkins, Jes Norris
  • Location Manager: Michael Buonanno

This is Mr. Federle’s first DGA Award nomination.


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BONNIE HUNT

Amber Brown, “I, Amber Brown”

(Apple TV+)

Ms. Hunt’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Jeff T. Miller
  • First Assistant Director: Troy Rohovit
  • Second Assistant Director: Cody Harbaugh
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Rachel Moceri

This is Ms. Hunt’s first DGA Award nomination.


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DEAN ISRAELITE

Are You Afraid of the Dark?, “The Tale of Room 13”

(Nickelodeon)

Mr. Israelite’s Directorial Team:

  • First Assistant Director: Sinan Saber
  • Second Assistant Director: Ashley Bell

This is Mr. Israelite’s third DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2019 for Are You Afraid of the Dark?, “Part One: Submitted for Your Approval” and in 2020 for The Astronauts, “Countdown.”


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MICHAEL LEMBECK

Snow Day: The Musical

(Paramount+)

Mr. Lembeck’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Jules Kovisars

This is Mr. Lembeck’s fourth DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2011 for Sharpay’s Fabulous Adventure, in 2016 for A Nutcracker Christmas and in 2021 for The J Team.


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ANNE RENTON

Best Foot Forward, “Halloween”

(Apple TV+)

Ms. Renton’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Lance W. Lanfear
  • First Assistant Director: Nandi Bowe
  • Second Assistant Director: Susie Balaban
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Tim Neven

This is Ms. Renton’s first DGA Award nomination.

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Outstanding Directorial Achievement in
Commercials

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials for 2022 are (in alphabetical order):

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JUAN CABRAL

(MJZ)

For All Life’s Moments, John Lewis — adam&eveDDB

  • First Assistant Director: Ben Glickman

Share the Joy, Apple AirPods  TBWA\Media Arts Lab

This is Mr. Cabral’s second DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2015 for Monkeys (Ikea) and Freestyle (Lurpak).


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KIM GEHRIG

(Somesuch, Inc.)

Accessibility, Apple  Apple (Direct)

  • First Assistant Director: Michael Estrella
  • Second Assistant Director: Brian Steffen
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Shauna Frontera

Run Baby Run, iPhone  Apple (Direct)

  • First Assistant Director: Matias Nilsson
  • Second Assistant Director: Carl Jackson
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Michael Paulson

This is Ms. Gehrig's first DGA Award nomination.


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CRAIG GILLESPIE

(MJZ)

Hard Knocks, Apple Watch Series 7 — Apple

  • First Assistant Director: Christian Van Fleet

Problem, Jimmy John’s — Anomaly

  • First Assistant Director: Christian Van Fleet
  • Second Assistant Director: Greg Moutran
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Christopher Maltauro

Thrill Driver, Nissan — TBWA\Chiat\Day NY

  • First Assistant Director: Francois Caillaud
  • Second Assistant Director: Rob Topp
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Michael Dudley

This is Mr. Gillespie’s sixth DGA Award nomination. He previously won in this category in 2005 for Surprise Dinner (Ameriquest), Mini-Mart (Ameriquest), People of Pain (Altoids), and Fable of the Fruit Bat (Altoids); and was nominated in this category in 2001, 2002, 2009 and 2010.


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DAVID SHANE

(O Positive, LLC)

Detectives, iPhone 13 Pro —  Apple

  • First Assistant Director: Greg McCollum
  • Second Assistant Director: Heidi Vanderjagt

Smile, ITVX — Uncommon

Traffic Stop, Native — M/H

This is Mr. Shane’s second DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2018 for Daughter & Mother (Cure Alzheimer’s Fund) and An Alien Abroad (Babbel).


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IVAN ZACHARIÁŠ

(SMUGGLER)

Data Auction, iPhone — TBWA\ Media Arts Lab

This Is How We Work Now, Upwork — Alto

This is Mr. Zachariáš's first DGA Award nomination.

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Outstanding Directorial Achievement in
Documentary

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2022 are (in alphabetical order):

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SARA DOSA

Fire of Love

(National Geographic Documentary Films)

This is Ms. Dosa's first DGA Award nomination.


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MATTHEW HEINEMAN

Retrograde

(National Geographic Documentary Films)

This is Mr. Heineman’s fourth DGA Award nomination. He previously won in this category in 2015 for Cartel Land, and in 2017 for City of Ghosts. He was also nominated in the First-Time Feature Director category in 2018 for A Private War.


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LAURA POITRAS

All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

(NEON)

This is Ms. Poitras’s second DGA Award nomination. She previously won in this category in 2014 for Citizenfour.


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DANIEL ROHER

Navalny

(Warner Bros. Pictures/CNN Films/HBO Max)

This is Mr. Roher's first DGA Award nomination.


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SHAUNAK SEN

All That Breathes

(HBO/HBO Max)

This is Mr. Sen's first DGA Award nomination.

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ROBERT FISHMAN

Lifetime Achievement Award
in Television

This award, which is given to a Director in recognition of distinguished achievement in television direction, is the Guild's highest honor and the recipient is selected by the present and past presidents of the Guild.


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MARK HANSSON

Frank Capra Achievement Award

This award is 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.

 


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VALDEZ FLAGG

Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award

This award is given to an Associate Director or Stage Manager in recognition of career achievement in the industry and service to the Directors Guild of America.

 


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Complete DGA Awards Schedule:

The 75th Annual DGA Awards will take place on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Theatrical Feature Film and First-Time Feature Film nominees will be announced on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 and Television, Commercial, and Documentary nominees will be announced on Tuesday, January 10, 2023.

DGA members will be able to vote online between December 5, 2022 – January 10, 2023 for Theatrical Feature Film Nominations; between December 9, 2022 – January 6, 2023 for Television Nominations in five categories; and between January 11, 2023 – February 17, 2023 for the Theatrical Feature Film Award. All voting will continue to take place online. The complete schedule of key dates is included below.


THEATRICAL FEATURE FILM AWARD


Online voting for Theatrical Feature Film Nominations opens

Mon., Dec. 5, 2022

Deadline to vote online for Theatrical Feature Film Nominations

Tue., Jan. 10, 2023

Announce Five Theatrical Feature Film Nominees

Wed., Jan. 11, 2023

Online voting for Theatrical Feature Film Award opens

Wed., Jan. 11, 2023

Membership Screenings of Five Nominated Theatrical Feature Films

Jan. 16-20, 2023

Deadline to vote online for Theatrical Feature Film Award

Fri., Feb. 17, 2023


TELEVISION AWARDS


Entry Forms for TV & Commercials available online

Thu., Sep. 8, 2022

Deadline for Submitting Television and Commercials entries

Mon., Nov. 14, 2022

Online voting for Television Nominations opens

Fri., Dec. 9, 2022

Deadline to vote online for Television Nominations

Fri., Jan. 6, 2023

Announce All Television and Commercials Nominees

Tue., Jan. 10, 2023


FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR AWARD


Entry Form for First-Time Feature Film Director available online

Thu., Sep. 8, 2022

Deadline for Submitting First-Time Feature Film Entries  Mon., Oct. 17, 2022

Announce First-Time Feature Film Director Nominees

Wed., Jan. 11, 2023


DOCUMENTARY AWARD


Entry Form for Documentary available online

Thu., Sep. 8, 2022

Deadline for Submitting Documentary entries  Mon., Oct. 17, 2022

Announce Documentary Nominees

Tue., Jan. 10, 2023


75th ANNUAL DGA AWARDS


Dinner Reservation Forms Available

Thurs., Jan. 12, 2023

Deadline for returning all Dinner Reservation Forms

Mon., Feb. 6, 2023

DGA Awards Ceremony
The Beverly Hilton Hotel

Saturday, February 18, 2023


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Online Voting

Theatrical Feature Film Final Voting is now open, cast your vote for the best directing of the year now!

Contact
For general information:

DGA Awards Office
310-289-2038
Awards@dga.org

For press inquiries:

DGA Communications Department
(310) 289-5333
press@dga.org

For DGA Awards news and updates:

Please send your name, title, organization, phone number and email address to:

Awards@dga.org

Publicist Credentials Application

Click above to apply for Publicist Credentials for the 75th Annual DGA Awards. The deadline to return the application is Friday, February 3, 2023.

75th Annual DGA Awards Screeners FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions about the DGA Awards screeners program.

74th Annual DGA Awards Winners

Jane Campion wins DGA Theatrical Feature Film Award for The Power of the Dog. Ten additional category winners announced.

Studio Screenings

Listed below are pre-nomination Awards screenings open to DGA members. Please adhere to the guidelines set forth by each company. Your attendance at these screenings is subject to the RSVP instructions contained in the screening notice.