DGA President Paris Barclay today announced that, after 22 years as National Executive Director, Jay D. Roth has made the decision to retire from his position in the late spring of 2017, and transition to a new role as senior adviser.
Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced that the DGA National Board voted unanimously to approve and recommend for ratification a new three-year collective bargaining agreement.
The DGA and the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences held special memorial tribute honoring the late Arthur Hiller, who served as president of both organizations.
Scott becomes the 35th Director to be recognized with the Lifetime Achievement Award for Distinguished Achievement in Motion Picture Direction. The prestigious honor will be presented at the 69th Annual DGA Awards.
Director Thomas Schlamme will become the 28th recipient of the Robert B. Aldrich Service Award, which recognizes extraordinary service to the Directors Guild of America and to its membership.
In the cover story of our newly redesigned DGA Quarterly, Directors Ava DuVernay, Hiro Murai, Steven Zaillian, Christine Gernon, Peter O'Fallon and Marcos Siega sound off on forging a series template for some of the most buzzed-about shows in the Platinum Age of Television, and why sometimes rules are meant for breaking.