Nobody can talk about films like Martin Scorsese. From the movies of his youth and his mentors to his own films, he brings a lifetime of experience to the conversation.
After a soaring career on the British stage, Sam Mendes made his film debut with American Beauty
. But he's still more excited about great acting than he is about a spectacular shot.
The DGA Awards' 60th Anniversary
Since the DGA Awards started in 1948, the show has evolved with the times, but the familial nature and collegial spirit have remained unchanged. Here's how it all happened.
Directing the Oscars
Director Louis J. Horvitz and his team have been working on the Oscars for more than a decade, and it's still a challenge balancing all the crazy things that can happen.
Ron Howard revisits the launch sequence from Apollo 13
and explains how he made it look so real.
Sure, going to the Academy Awards is fun, but you have to dress the part, and forget about the traffic
Indie icon John Sayles strays from the socially conscious contemporary cinema he's known for and guides us through the moors of 11th-century Scotland in Roman Polanski's The Tragedy of Macbeth
Computer to Television
Eventually we will be able to connect our computer to our TV, but not just yet.
Directing Local News
Local news directors at stations around the country swap war stories and share their experiences dealing with the unexpected.
DGA Awards' 60th Anniversary
Each year the DGA honors the greatest achievement in films. To mark the 60th anniversary of the Awards, we present a gallery of directors working on their winning pictures.
Legends of the Guild
Our celebration of the Guild's 70th anniversary continues with an early pioneer of television and lifelong advocate for directors' rights.
From her youth in Texas, her training as an architect, and her experience as a production designer, Catherine Hardwicke has really learned the value of persistence.