DGA Announces 2000 Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries

DGA Awards

February 1, 2001

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 2000. The winners will be announced at the 53rd Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, March 10, 2001 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentaries for 2000 are (in alphabetical order):

CHUCK BRAVERMAN
High School Boot Camp
Braverman Productions, Inc. (Discovery Channel)

This is Chuck Braverman's second DGA Award Nomination. His first nomination was for David Hartman, Birth & Babies in 1974.

LAURIE COLLYER
Nuyorican Dream
Big Mouth Productions, Inc. (Cinemax)

This is Laurie Collyer's first DGA Award Nomination.

DAVID deVRIES
The True Story of the Bridge on the River Kwai
Greystone Communications (The History Channel)
First Assistant Director: Craig Haffner

This is David deVries' first DGA Award Nomination.

MARK T. LEWIS
The Natural History of the Chicken
Radio Pictures, Inc. (PBS)

This is Mark Lewis' first DGA Award nomination.

MICHAEL MIERENDORF
Broken Child
Mierendorf Productions (HBO)

This is Michael Mierendorf's first DGA Award nomination.

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Director of Media Relations
(310) 289-5334
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