DGA Announces 1999 Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries

DGA Awards

February 23, 2000

Directors Guild of America President Jack Shea and Awards Chairperson Howard Storm today announced the DGA’s nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for 1999. The winners will be announced at the 52nd Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, March 11, 2000 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for 1999 are (in alphabetical order):

BARRY W. BLAUSTEIN
Beyond the Mat

This is Blaustein’s first DGA Award nomination.

MARC LEVIN
Thug Life in DC

This is Levin’s first DGA Award nomination.

ERROL MORRIS
Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred Leuchter, Jr.

This is Morris’ first DGA Award nomination.

NANETTE BURSTEIN & BRETT MORGEN
On the Ropes

This is Morgen & Burstein’s first DGA Award nomination.

GARY WEIMBERG
The Double Life of Ernesto Gomez Gomez

This is Weimberg’s first DGA Award nomination.