DGA Sets Host and Presenters for 57th Annual DGA Awards Dinner

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January 26, 2005

LOS ANGELES, CA - Carl Reiner will return as host for the 57th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards, DGA President Michael Apted and Awards Chairperson Howard Storm announced today. This year will mark the nineteenth time Reiner has hosted the DGA Awards, which will take place on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

Apted and Storm also announced the slate of presenters for the DGA Awards, including Academy Award® nominees: Cate Blanchett (The Aviator), Leonardo DiCaprio (The Aviator), Thomas Haden Church (Sideways), Jamie Foxx (Ray and Collateral), Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby), Virginia Madsen (Sideways), Catalina Sandino Moreno (Maria Full of Grace) and Hilary Swank (Million Dollar Baby).

Following is the list of confirmed presenters as of January 26, in alphabetical order:

All five nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film will also be in attendance:

The winner will be announced at the 57th Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

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