Commercial directors have a tough job these days. They used to have a full 30 seconds to tell their stories, but that's changing.
There can be no more interwoven relationship in filmmaking than that between a director and editor. Many have maintained career-long collaborations with those they feel to be their creative soul mates.
The origin of the one director to a film policy.
This year will mark the 40th birthday of the Movie of the Week (MOW) and, not surprisingly, the event will prompt something of a midlife crisis.
Few television shows enter the public awareness as brazenly as HBO's The Sopranos. Directors Timothy M. Van Patten, Henry Bronchtein and John Patterson discuss their experiences on the show.
A Conversation with Asian-American Documentarians
Moderated by producer and AAC committee co-chair, Wenda Fong.
More than 30 DGA director and UPM members who work in feature film met in the Atrium at the DGA in Los Angeles on April 17 to discuss the collaboration between UPMs and directors.
March 29th was the opening-night gala of the City of Lights/City of Angels, which kicked off a week of French films at the Guild in late March.
Latino Committee Special Event
DGA Special Projects and the DGA Latino Committee hosted a special event screening of Fernando Meirelles' City of God on March 24 at the DGA in LA.
On March 20, DGA Special Projects presented a seminar on AVID technology targeted to meet the needs of all DGA members working on multi-camera and single-camera shows.
On Saturday, March 6, DGA Special Projects presented "The Digital Intermediate Revolution – Never Die Alone: An Indie Case Study
On March 27 the AD/UPM/TC Mentor Committee presented the seminar, "Meet the ADs and UPMs of the 2003 DGA Award-winning & Nominated Projects."
The DGA sponsored a panel entitled "Innovative Models of Independent Film Distribution" in conjunction with the American Film Market.
On February 24, 2004, the DGA's African-American Steering Committee, WGA's Committee of Black Writers and SAG's Employment Opportunities Committee presented "A Celebration of Soul Food – The Series."
DGA Magazine
May 2004