MTNs Commercials 2019

Meet the Nominees: Commercials

January 31, 2019 71st Annual DGA Awards

On January 31, DGA members attended the 2019 edition of the Meet the Nominees: Commercials event in the Guild’s Los Angeles theater complex.

DGA Director of Commercial Contracts Fabiana Ochoa welcomed everyone to the evening, which began with a screening of the nominated commercials. Then the 2018 nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials: Steve Ayson (Getting Ready, Dollar Shave Club, The Dance, Speight’s), Fredrik Bond (Harmony, Virgin TV; Take Them All On, BT Sport; The Big Win,, Spike Jonze (Welcome Home, Apple Homepod) and David Shane (An Alien Abroad, Babbel; Daughter & Mother, Cure Alzheimer’s Fund) spoke about the making of their ads in a conversation moderated by Director Elma Garcia.

The event was followed by a reception where the nominees mingled with DGA members and guests. Nominee Martin de Thurah (Final Breath, Audi RS 5 Coupe; Mama Said Knock You Out, Chase; Space Station, Macy’s) was unable to attend the event.


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