January 14, 2013
LOS ANGELES: Directors Guild of America President Taylor Hackford today announced the DGA’s nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for the year 2012.
“Whether shining a light on sweeping injustice or bringing us along on an intimate journey, the best documentaries challenge and enlighten us, and this year’s nominees are no exception,” said Hackford. “The powerful work of these nominated directors is a true testament to the skill and significance of non-fiction storytellers. Congratulations to each of the nominees on their remarkable accomplishments.”
The winners will be announced at the 65th Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 2, 2013 in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles. The DGA Awards will be hosted by director/actor/producer Kelsey Grammer.
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in
The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2012 are (in alphabetical order):
Searching For Sugar Man
Sony Pictures Classics
Passion Pictures Production
Canfield Pictures & The Documentary Company
Red Box Films
This is Mr. Bendjelloul's first DGA Award nomination.
The Invisible War
Cuomo Cole Productions
Chain Camera Pictures
This is Mr. Dick's first DGA Award nomination.
How To Survive A Plague
Public Square Films
Ford Foundation/Justfilms Impact Partners
How to Survive a Plague, LLC
This is Mr. France's first DGA Award nomination.
The Queen of Versailles
Queen of Versailles, LLC
This is Ms. Greenfield's first DGA Award nomination.
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry
United Expression Media
Muse Film and Television
Never Sorry, LLC
This is Ms. Klayman's first DGA Award nomination.
For a complete list of nominations in other categories or to download a press credential application, please CLICK HERE to visit the Awards section of the website. The winners in all categories will be announced at the 65th Annual DGA Awards dinner and ceremony on Saturday evening, February 2, 2013 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles.