The latest information about the Directors Guild of America.
DGA President Paris Barclay announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2016: Damien Chazelle (La La Land), Garth Davis (Lion), Barry Jenkins (Moonlight), Kenneth Lonergan (Manchester by the Sea), and Denis Villeneuve (Arrival). The five nominees for the First-Time Feature Film Director Award were also announced.
DGA President Paris Barclay announced the nominees in nine categories honoring outstanding directorial achievement in television, commercials and documentary for 2016.
DGA President Paris Barclay announced that National Executive Director Jay D. Roth will be the recipient of the DGA Presidents Award at the 69th Annual DGA Awards.
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.
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UPM Marie Cantin will become the 31st recipient of the Frank Capra Achievement Award, which is given to an Assistant Director or Unit Production Manager in recognition of their career and service to the industry and the DGA.
The Awards honor, encourage, and bring attention to exceptional women and minority student directors from around the country.
The DGA membership voted to ratify the new three-year collective bargaining agreements between the DGA and ABC, CBS and NBC.
Directors John McNaughton and Thomas Wekony Jr. were recently elected to serve as Co-Chairs of the Chicago Coordinating Committee. Click through for full election results.
Take advantage of the DGA Availability Lists to inform prospective employers of AD/UPM and AD/SM/PA members on the DGACA Qualification List, who are available for hire.
The DGA Asian American Committee has completed the elections to fill their Co-Chair posts.
The SFCC has elected members to serve as officers of the Committee and the Executive Committee.
Via www.dga.org, the Guild has made it easy and convenient to report your earnings and pay your dues online. Members, please click through for more information.
The Directors Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers have set a tentative date to enter into contract negotiations for early December 2016.
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Get information on temporary upgrade rates for ADs and UPMs.
The DGA is pleased to offer our members a new compilation of discounts by third party vendors.