Paris Barclay and Jay D. Roth
DGA President Paris Barclay and
National Executive Director Jay D. Roth.

DGA membership surpasses 16,000. President Paris Barclay re-elected for second term. Contract of longtime National Executive Director Jay D. Roth is extended through 2017. DGA issues inaugural study of first-time episodic television directors revealing that women and minority directors face significant hiring disadvantage at entry level.

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.