Directors Guild of America Awards

Directors Guild of America Awards


Nominees Announced: Film, 1/13/2015; TV/Documentary, 1/14/2015
Winners Announced: 2/7/2015

◊ indicates winner

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Feature Film
Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
Clint Eastwood, American Sniper
Alejandro G. Inarritu, Birdman
Richard Linklater, Boyhood
Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Dramatic Series
Dan Attias, Homeland; “13 Hours in Islamabad”
Jodie Foster, House of Cards; “Chapter 22”
Cary Joji Fukunaga, True Detective; “Who Goes There”
Lesli Linka Glatter, Homeland; “From A to B and Back Again”
Alex Graves, Game of Thrones; “The Children”

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Comedy Series
Louis C.K., Louie; “Part 6”
Jodie Foster, Orange is the New Black; “Thirsty Bird”
Mike Judge, Silicon Valley; “Minimum Viable Product”
Gail Mancuso, Modern Family; “Vegas”
Jill Soloway, Transparent; “Best New Girl”

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series
Rob Ashford, Glenn Weiss, Peter Pan Live!
Lisa Cholodenko, Olive Kitteridge
Uli Edel, Houdini
Ryan Murphy, The Normal Heart
Michael Wilson, The Trip to Bountiful

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports- Regularly Scheduled Programming
Paul G. Casey, Real Time with Bill Maher; “#1226”
Dave Diomedi, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon; “Episode #1”
Jim Hoskinson, The Colbert Report; “#11040”
Don Roy King, Saturday Night Live; “Host Jim Carrey/Musical Guest Iggy Azalea”
Chuck O’Neil, The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, “Open-Carrying to the Midterms”

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports- Specials
Hamish Hamilton, The 68th Annual Academy Awards
Louis J. Horvitz, The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors
Des McAnuff, Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays
Rich Russo, Super Bowl XLVIII
Glenn Weiss, The 68th Annual Tony Awards

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs
Bertram Van Munster, Jack Cannon, Elise Doganieri, The Quest; “One True Hero”
Neil P. DeGroot, The Biggest Loser; “Episode 1613”
Steve Hryniewicz, Top Chef; “The First Thanksgiving”
Anthony B. Sacco, The Chair; “The Test”
Adam Vetri, Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge; “Welcome to the Gun Show”

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children’s Programs
Paul Hoen, How to Build a Better Boy
Jonathan Judge,  100 Things to Do Before High School; “Pilot”
Vince Marcello, American Girl: Isabelle Dances Into the Spotlight
Joey Mazzarino, Sesame Street; “4504 Numericon”
Amy Schatz, Saving My Tomorrow; “Part 1 and 2”

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials
Nicolai Fuglsig, Guinness; “Sapeurs”, FEMA; “Waiting”
Lauren Greenfield, Always; “Like a Girl Always”
Brendan Malloy, Emmett Malloy, Nike; “The Huddle”
Daniel Mercadante, Katina Hubbard, Dick’s Sporting Goods; “Sports Matter”, Facebook; “We Are Not Alone”, Facebook; Big Sister
Noam Murro, Dodge; “Ahead of their Time”, Guinness; “Empty Chair”

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
Dan Krauss, The Kill Team
John Maloof, Charlie Siskel, Finding Vivian Maier
Jesse Moss, The Overnighters
Laura Poitras, Citizenfour
Orlando von Einsiedel, Virunga



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