Directors Michael Goi and Carl H. Seaton Jr Join DGA Diversity Task Force as Co-Chairs

Michael Goi and Carl Seaton

June 23, 2020

Directors Michael Goi and Carl H. Seaton Jr. have been appointed to join Todd Holland and Bethany Rooney as co-chairs of the DGA Diversity Task Force. Founded in 2003, the Diversity Task Force works with the Guild’s professional staff to meet with studio executives and encourage inclusive hiring of women and ethnically diverse DGA members.

A DGA member since 2014, Goi currently serves as a co-chair of the DGA’s Asian American Committee. His directing credits include the feature films Megan Is Missing and Voyeur; and episodes of the television series Sexy Urban Legends, Pretty Little Liars, and American Horror Story. He is also known as an acclaimed cinematographer with over 70 narrative credits and earned Emmy nominations for his cinematography work on Glee, American Horror Story and My Name Is Earl.

Seaton’s filmography includes the feature film Of Boys and Men; the movie for television Bad Dad Rehab; and episodes of FBI, Legacies, Batwoman, Chicago Fire, Snowfall, Supergirl, The Originals, Chicago PD and Dynasty. He has been a member of the DGA since 2007 and served as a co-chair of the Guild’s African American Steering Committee from 2014-2016 and from 2018-2020.