DGA Awards Lifetime Achievement in Television Directing
Lifetime Achievement Award in Television Direction inaugural recipients James Burrows and Robert Butler.

DGA membership overwhelmingly ratifies new BA, FLTTA and Commercials contracts. National Board votes to create first-ever DGA Lifetime Achievement Award in Television Direction, inaugural recipients are James Burrows and Robert Butler. DGA helps lead successful effort to pass California Film and Television Job Retention and Promotion Act, which expands, improves and extends California production incentive program for five years and more than triples its funding. Guild launches official DGA Facebook page.

The Man Who Would Be King

King Vidor helped bring directors together to form the Guild and became its first president during the early, perilous years. His legacy as a great filmmaker and fighter for directors' rights continues today.

Director's Cut - 75th Anniversary Video Compilation

Director’s Cut commemorates 75 years of directing history through the compilation of hundreds of clips illustrating the entire range of our members’ work. The focus is on images of directors working—not just the work itself—underscoring to audiences that these lasting images are the result of a director’s vision.

Explore the DGA Visual History Program

In-depth peer-to-peer interviews of veteran Guild members sharing the journey of their artistic and professional careers.