C19 Resources
DGA President Lesli Linka Glatter.

Lesli Linka Glatter elected President by acclamation after President Thomas Schlamme steps down after serving two terms. In June, the DGA and sister unions announce tentative agreement on adjustments to Covid-19 safety agreement reflecting vaccines and latest science. DGA extends National Executive Director Russell Hollander’s contract through 2026. Chloé Zhao wins DGA Theatrical Feature Film Award for Nomadland.

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.