DGA Awards Nominees for TV and Commercials

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January 11, 2011

 

LOS ANGELES – Directors Guild of America President Taylor Hackford today announced the DGA’s nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television and Commercials for the year 2010.

“Whether it’s a 30-second commercial or a multi-part miniseries, television directors are crucial to the success of any television project,” said Hackford. “As the DGA celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, we salute the critical role of the director in TV and are proud to honor the tremendous range of excellence found in the projects nominated today. Congratulations to all of the nominees.”

The winners will be announced at the 63rd Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 29, 2011 at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles.


MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series for 2010 are (in alphabetical order):

 

MICK JACKSON
Temple Grandin - (HBO) 

Mr. Jackson’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Scott Ferguson
  • First Assistant Director: Philip Hardage
  • Second Assistant Director: Shawn Pipkin
  • Second Second Assistant Directors: Kayse Goodell, Richard E. Chapla Jr., Robbie Friedmann
  • Additional Second Second Assistant Director: Glen Moorman

This is Mr. Jackson’s fourth DGA Award nomination. He is a three-time winner of the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series with Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995), Tuesdays With Morrie (1999), and Live From Baghdad (2002).

 

BARRY LEVINSON
You Don't Know Jack  - (HBO) 

Mr. Levinson’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Scott Ferguson
  • First Assistant Director: Timothy Bird
  • Second Assistant Director: Deanna Leslie Kelly
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Matthew Mason
  • Second Assistant Director/Location Manager: James D. Lee

This is Mr. Levinson’s fifth DGA Award nomination. He won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature film in 1988 for Rain Man, and was previously nominated in that category in 1990 for Avalon and in 1991 for Bugsy. He was also nominated in the Dramatic Series category in 1993 for his Homicide: Life on the Street episode “Gone for Goode.”

 

DAVID NUTTER
The Pacific , “Basilone” - (HBO)

  Mr. Nutter’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Cherylanne Martin
  • First Assistant Director: Toby Pease
  • Second Assistant Director: Paula Case

This is Mr. Nutter's fourth DGA Award nomination. He is also nominated this year in the Comedy Series category for his Entourage episode "Lose Yourself." He was previously nominated in the Dramatic Series Night category for his The Sopranos episode "Join the Club" in 2006 and in the Comedy Series category in 2007 for his Entourage episode "The Resurrection."

 

JEREMY PODESWA
The Pacific , “Home”  - (HBO) 

Mr. Podeswa’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Cherylanne Martin
  • First Assistant Director: Sean Cameron Guest
  • Second Assistant Director: Paula Case

This is Mr. Podeswa’s first DGA Award nomination. 

TIM VAN PATTEN
The Pacific, “Okinawa” - (HBO)

Mr. Van Patten’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Cherylanne Martin
  • First Assistant Director: Sean Cameron Guest

This is Mr. Van Patten's seventh DGA Award nomination. He won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series in 2004 for his Sex and the City episode "An American Girl in Paris: Part Deux," and in 2003 for his Sex and the City episode "Boy Interrupted." He is a four-time nominee in the Dramatic Series category for his work on The Sopranos with “Whoever Did This" in 2002, "Long Term Parking" in 2004, “Members Only" in 2006 and "Sopranos Home Movies" in 2007.

 

DRAMATIC SERIES

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series for 2010 are (in alphabetical order): 

 

JACK BENDER
Lost, “The End, Part 1 & 2” - (ABC)

Mr. Bender’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Mary Courtney
  • First Assistant Directors: Richard Peter Schroer, Noga Isackson
  • Second Assistant Directors: Joyce McCarthy, Wainani Young Tomich
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Norman Kali  

This is Mr. Bender's fourth DGA Award Nomination and all in this category. He was previously nominated for his work on the series Lost with "Through the Looking Glass" in 2007, "The Constant" in 2008, and for "The Incident, Parts 1 & 2" in 2009. 

 

ALLEN COULTER
Boardwalk Empire, “Paris Green” - (HBO) 

Mr. Coulter’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Joseph Iberti
  • First Assistant Director: Michele Ziegler
  • Second Assistant Director: Xanthus Valan
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Tim Blockburger
  • Second Assistant Director/Location Manager: April Taylor
  • DGA Trainee: Jessica Pollini  

This is Mr. Coulter’s fifth DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in the Dramatic Series category in 1999 for his The Sopranos episode "College" and in 2000 for his The Sopranos episode "The Night in White Satin Armor." He was also previously nominated in the Comedy Series category for his Sex and the City episode "Cockadoodle-do" and in 2001 for his Sex and the City episode "Defining Moments."

 

FRANK DARABONT
The Walking Dead, “Days Gone Bye” (Pilot) - (AMC) 

Mr. Darabont’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager:  Steph Accetta
  • First Assistant Director: K.C. Colwell
  • Second Assistant Director: Karen Davis
  • Second Second Assistant Director: John Bonaccorse  

This is Mr. Darabont’s third DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in the Feature Film category for The Green Mile in 1999 and for The Shawshank Redemption in 1994.

 

JENNIFER GETZINGER
Mad Men, “The Suitcase” - (AMC) 

Ms. Getzinger’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager:  Dwayne Shattuck
  • First Assistant Director: Nina Jack
  • Second Assistant Director: Karen Radzikowski
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Rachel Caproni  

This is Ms. Getzinger’s second DGA Award nomination. She was previously nominated in this same category in 2009 for her Mad Men episode “The Gypsy and the Hobo.” 

 

MARTIN SCORSESE
Boardwalk Empire, “Boardwalk Empire” - (HBO) 

Mr. Scorsese’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Harvey Waldman
  • First Assistant Director: Chris Surgent
  • Second Assistant Director: Takahide Kawakami
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Patrick McDonald
  • Additional Second Assistant Director: Sal Sutera
  • Second Assistant Director/Location Managers: April Taylor, Regina Heyman
  • DGA Trainee: Jamiyl Ihsaan Campbell  

This is Mr. Scorsese's eighth DGA Award nomination. He won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature film in 2006 for The Departed, and was previously nominated in that category for Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980), Goodfellas (1990), The Age of Innocence (1993), Gangs of New York (2002), and The Aviator (2004). In 1999 Scorsese was presented with the Filmmaker Award at the inaugural DGA Honors Gala and he won the DGA's highest artistic honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award (for distinguished achievement in film direction) in 2003. 

 

COMEDY SERIES 

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series for 2010 are (in alphabetical order):

STEVE LEVITAN
Modern Family , “Hawaii” - (ABC) 

Mr. Levitan’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Sally Young
  • First Assistant Director: Alisa Statman
  • Second Assistant Director: Helena Lamb
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Matthew Heffernan 

This is Mr. Levitan’s first DGA Award nomination. 

 

BETH McCARTHY MILLER
30 Rock , “Live Show” - (NBC) 

Ms. McCarthy Miller’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Diana Schmidt
  • Associate Directors: Stefani Cohen, Bob Caminiti
  • Stage Managers: Gena Rositano, Chris Kelly, Eddie Valk
  • First Assistant Director: James E. Sheridan
  • Second Assistant Director: Jennifer Truelove 

This is Ms. McCarthy Miller's seventh DGA Award nomination. She was previously nominated in this same category in 2007 for her 30 Rock episode "Somebody to Love" and in 2008 for 30 Rock - "The Reunion Episode #304". In 2002, she won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Musical/Variety for America: A Tribute to Heroes (co-directed with Joe Gallen). She was twice nominated in that category in 2003 for her Saturday Night Live episode “Christopher Walken & The Foo Fighters,” and in 1999 for the 25th Anniversary episode of Saturday Night Live. McCarthy-Miller won her second DGA Award in 2000 for her direction of her “Val Kilmer/U2” episode of Saturday Night Live

 

RYAN MURPHY
Glee, “The Power of Madonna” - (FOX) 

Mr. Murphy’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Kenneth Silverstein
  • First Assistant Director: Leo Bauer
  • Second Assistant Director: Amy B. Hughes
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Michael Crotty
  • Additional Second Second Assistant Director: Kathryn Tucker
  • DGA Trainee: Mark Ballou 

This is Mr. Murphy's second DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in the Comedy Series category in 2009 for his “Pilot” episode of Glee.

 

DAVID NUTTER
Entourage, “Lose Yourself” - (HBO) 

Mr. Nutter’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Wayne Carmona
  • First Assistant Director: Gary Goldman
  • Second Assistant Director: John LaBrucherie
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Aaron C. Fitzgerald 

This is Mr. Nutter's fourth DGA Award nomination. He is also nominated this year in the Movies for Television and Mini-Series category for his “Basilone” segment of The Pacific. He was previously nominated in the Dramatic Series category for his The Sopranos episode "Join the Club" in 2006 and in the Comedy Series category in 2007 for his Entourage episode "The Resurrection.”  

 

MICHAEL SPILLER
Modern Family, “Halloween” - (ABC) 

Mr Spiller’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Sally Young
  • First Assistant Director: Alisa Statman
  • Second Assistant Director: Helena Lamb
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Matthew Heffernan 

This is Mr. Spiller’s first DGA Award nomination. 



MUSICAL VARIETY

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety for 2010 are (in alphabetical order):


DON ROY KING
Saturday Night Live with Betty White - (NBC) 

Mr. King's Directorial Team:

  • Associate Directors: Bob Caminiti, Stefani Cohen, Michael Poole
  • Stage Managers: Gena Rositano, Chris Kelly

This is Mr. King's fourth DGA Award Nomination. He was previously nominated in this category for the Justin Timberlake episode of Saturday Night Live in 2009, for the Alec Baldwin episode of Saturday Night Live in 2006, and again for Saturday Night Live in 2008.

 

LINDA MENDOZA
Paul McCartney: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song in Performance at The White House  - (PBS) 

Ms. Mendoza’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Directors: Dora Mendoza, Kelly Hernacki
  • Stage Managers: Arthur Lewis, Lou Moore, Loretta Jones McClurkin

This is Ms. Mendoza’s first DGA Award Nomination.

JOHN C. MOFFITT
Bill Maher "...But I'm Not Wrong" - (HBO) 

Mr. Moffitt’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Director: Sandra Restrepo Considine
  • Stage Manager: Andrea Naier

This is Mr. Moffitt’s first DGA Award Nomination.

 

CHUCK O'NEIL
Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear  - (Comedy Central) 

Mr. O'Neil's Directorial Team:

  • Associate Director: Paul A.J. Pennolino
  • Stage Managers:  Mark McKenna, Craig Spinney

This is Mr. O'Neil's seventh DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2008, all for The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.

 

GLENN WEISS
64th Annual Tony Awards  - (CBS)  

Mr. Weiss' Directorial Team:

  • Associate Directors:  Gregg Gelfand, Robin Abrams, Ricky Kirshner
  • Stage Managers:  Garry Hood,  Peter Epstein, Andrew Feigin, Lynn Finkel, Doug Fogel, Jeffry Gitter, Dean Gordon,  Phyllis Digilio Kent, Arthur Lewis, Joey Meade, Tony Mirante, Cyndi Owgang, Jeff Pearl, Elise Reaves, Lauren Class Schneider

This is Mr. Weiss' seventh DGA Award nomination. He won the Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety in 2007 for The 61st Annual Tony Awards; and was previously nominated in this category in 2008, 2006, 2005, 2002 and 2001 all for the 62nd, 60th, 59th, 56th and 55th Annual Tony Awards.


REALITY PROGRAMS 

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs for 2010 are (in alphabetical order):

 

HISHAM ABED
The Hills, “Episode #601” - (MTV)

This is Mr. Abed’s first DGA Award Nomination.

 

EYTAN KELLER
The Next Iron Chef , “Episode #301”  - (Food Network) 

Mr. Keller’s Directorial Team:

  • Segment Director: Stephen Kroopnick
  • Stage Managers: Tom Borgnine, Seth Mellman 

This is Mr. Keller’s second DGA Award Nomination. He was previously nominated in this same category in 2009 for episode “201” of The Next Iron Chef.

 

BRYAN O’DONNELL
Private Chefs of Beverly Hills, "Challah Back"  - (Food Network) 

This is Mr. O’Donnell’s first DGA Award Nomination.

 

BRIAN SMITH
Master Chef, “Episode #103” - (FOX) 

Mr. Smith’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Director: Anna Moulaison

This is Mr. Smith’s first DGA Award Nomination.

 

BERTRAM VAN MUNSTER
The Amazing Race, “I Think We’re Fighting the Germans, Right?”  - (CBS) 

Mr. van Munster’s Directorial Team:

  • Segment Director:  Evan Weinstein
  • Associate Director: Dan Coffie

This is Mr. van Munster’s sixth DGA Award Nomination and all for his direction of The Amazing Race. He won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs in 2007 for The Amazing Race “Episode #1110,” and was previously nominated in 2005 for “Episode #805,” in 2006 for “Episode #102,” in 2008 for “Episode #1303,” and in 2009 for the episode "Don't Let A Cheese Hit Me."


DAYTIME SERIALS

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials for 2010 are (in alphabetical order): 

LARRY CARPENTER
One Life to Live, “Starr X’d Lovers, The Musical, Part Two”  - (ABC) 

Mr. Carpenter’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Directors: Teresa Anne Cicala, Tracy Casper Lang, Paul S. Glass, Mary Ryan, Jen Pepperman, Barry Gingold
  • Stage Managers: Alan Needleman, Keith Greer, Brendan Higgins
  • Production Associates: Kevin Brush, Nathalie Rodriguez

This is Mr. Carpenter's seventh DGA Award nomination and all for his direction of One Life to Live. He won the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials Award for One Life to Live - "Episode #9947" in 2007, for "Episode #8849" in 2003, and for “So You Think You Can Be Shane Morasco's Father” in 2008. He was previously nominated for that series for "Episode #9686" in 2006, "Episode #9385" in 2005 and "Episode #8655" in 2002. 

 

SALLY McDONALD
The Young and the Restless,Ebenezer Newman - (CBS) 

Ms. McDonald’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Directors: Marc Beruti, Chris Mullen, Robbin Phillips
  • Stage Managers: Herbert Weaver Jr., Tom McDermott
  • Production Associates: Vanessa Noland, Erica Meyer, Nancy Ortenberg

This is Ms. McDonald’s fourth DGA Award nomination and all for her direction of The Young and the Restless. She was previously nominated in this category for her The Young and the Restless “Episode # 6437” in 1998, “Episode # 7784” in 2003, and the episode “Six Minutes and Counting” in 2009. 

 

JILL MITWELL
One Life to Live,
“Starr X’d Lovers, The Musical, Part Three”  - (ABC) 

Ms. Mitwell’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Directors: Tracy Casper Lang, Paul S. Glass, Danielle Faraldo, Mary Ryan, Dawn Kiernan, Jen Pepperman
  • Stage Managers: Alan Needleman, Keith Greer, Brendan Higgins
  • Production Associates: Nathalie Rodriguez, Kevin Brush

This is Ms. Mitwell's eighth DGA Award nomination and all for her direction of One Life to Live. She won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials for One Life to Live "Episode #9779" in 2006, "Episode #8295" in 2000 and "Episode #6356" in 1993. She was nominated for One Life to Live "Episode #8691" in 2002, "Episode #8012" in 1999, "Episode #7761" in 1998, and "Episode #7285" in 1996.

 

OWEN RENFROE
General Hospital,Francophrenia
- (ABC) 

Mr. Renfroe’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Directors: Christine Magarian, Denise Van Cleave, Penny Pengra, Christine Cooper, Peter Fillmore, RC Cates, David MacLeod
  • Stage Managers: Craig McManus, Crystal Craft, Robert Markham
  • Production Associates: Andrea Compton, Regina Bunye, Lisa Kaseff

This is Mr. Renfroe’s third DGA Award nomination and all for his direction of General Hospital. He won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials for General Hospital “Episode # 10914” in 2005; and was nominated for his episode “Catch Me If You Can” in 2008.

 

MICHAEL STICH     
The Bold and the BeautifulA Reason to Live – Part 1
- (CBS) 

Mr. Stich’s Directorial Team:

  • Associate Directors: Clyde Kaplan, Casey Kasprzyk, Steven A. Wacker, Catherine A. Sedwick, Jennifer L. Howard
  • Stage Managers: Laura L. Yale, Lisa Winther-Huston, Barbara Roche, Don Jacob, John P. Aguirre, Douglas Hayden

This is Mr. Stich’s eighth nomination and all for his direction of The Bold and the Beautiful. He won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials for The Bold and the Beautiful “Episode # 1103” in 1991 and “Episode # 1884” in 1994; and was nominated in this category in for “Episode # 1693” in 1993, “Episode # 2393” in 1996, “Episode # 3532” in 2001, “Episode # 3948” in 2002 and “Episode # 4623” in 2005. 


 

CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children’s Programs for 2010 are (in alphabetical order): 

DOUGLAS BARR
Secrets of the Mountain -
(NBC)

This is Mr. Barr’s first DGA Award nomination.

ERIC BROSS             
The Boy Who Cried Werewolf -
(Nickelodeon)

This is Mr. Bross’ first DGA Award nomination.

STUART GILLARD
Avalon High -
(Disney Channel)

This is Mr. Gillard’s second DGA Award nomination. He previously won in this category for Going to the Mat in 2004.

MICHAEL GROSSMAN
Starstruck -
(Disney Channel)  

Mr. Grossman’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Mary Church
  • First Assistant Director: John D. Pontrelli
  • Second Assistant Director: Lance W. Lanfear
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Fred Mandel
  • Additional Second Assistant Director: Brent Geisler

This is Mr. Grossman’s first DGA Award nomination.

PAUL HOEN           
Camp Rock 2: The Final Jam
  - (Disney Channel)

This is Mr. Hoen’s fifth DGA Award nomination and all in this category. He was previously nominated in 2000 for the Even Stevens episode "Take My Sister... Please," in 2004 for Searching for David's Heart and in 2008 for Cheetah Girls: One World. He won the DGA Children's Programs Award in 2007 for Jump In.

MIKAEL SALOMON
Unnatural History: Pilot
  - (Cartoon Network)

This is Mr. Salomon’s third DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in the Movies for Television and Mini-Series category for The Company in 2007 and again in that category for The Andromeda Strain in 2008.

 

COMMERCIALS

The nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials for 2010 are (in alphabetical order):


FRANK BUDGEN
(Gorgeous Enterprises)  

World Cup, Sony Bravia - Anomaly  

RGB , Honda - Wieden & Kennedy/London 

Thunderstruck, Sony Bravia - Anomaly

This is Mr. Budgen’s second DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category in 2007.

 

CRAIG GILLESPIE
(MJZ) 

Timothy Richman , Cars.comDDB/Chicago

  • Unit Production Manager: Deborah L. Tietjen
  • First Assistant Director: Christian Van Fleet
  • Second Assistant Director: Ethan Ross

Game , Snickers - AMV BBDO

  • Unit Production Manager: Martha Davis
  • First Assistant Director: Christian Van Fleet
  • Second Assistant Director: Joe Gray 

Road Trip , Snickers - AMV BBDO

  • Unit Production Manager: Martha Davis
  • First Assistant Director: Christian Van Fleet
  • Second Assistant Director: Joe Gray 

Another Language , Career Builders - Career Builders

  • Unit Production Manager: Deborah L. Tietjen
  • First Assistant Director: Christian Van Fleet
  • Second Assistant Director: Brian Garman 

Casual Friday , Career Builders - Career Builders

  • Unit Production Manager: Deborah L. Tietjen
  • First Assistant Director: Christian Van Fleet
  • Second Assistant Director: Brian Garman

This is Mr. Gillespie's fifth DGA Award nomination. He previously won the DGA Commercial Award for Surprise Dinner (Ameriquest), Mini-Mart (Ameriquest), People of Pain (Altoids), and Fable of the Fruit Bat (Altoids) in 2005; and was nominated in this category in 2001, 2002 and in 2009.

TIM GODSALL
(Biscuit Filmworks)  

Opulence , DirecTVGrey/NY

  • First Assistant Director: Craig Owens
  • Second Assistant Director: Eric Topp 

Bull , Hyundai - Innocean Worldwide Americas

  • First Assistant Directors: Craig Owens, Tim Lovekin
  • Second Assistant Directors: Mark Robinson, Tim Lovekin, Jeremy Oswald
  • Second Second Assistant Directors: John Bonaccorse, Robb Topp 

Eastbound & Mom , HBOBBDO/NY

  • First Assistant Director: Craig Owens
  • Second Assistant Director: Eric Topp

This is Mr. Godsall’s first DGA Award nomination.

 

TOM KUNTZ
(MJZ)  

The Man Your Man Could Smell Like , Old Spice - Wieden & Kennedy/Portland

  • First Assistant Director: Todd Thompson
  • Second Assistant Directors: Jason Swanson, Billy Alarcon 

Questions , Old Spice - Wieden & Kennedy/Portland

  • First Assistant Director: Thomas Smith
  • Second Assistant Director: Kate Greenberg 

Did You Know , Old Spice - Wieden & Kennedy/Portland

  • First Assistant Director: Todd Thompson
  • Second Assistant Directors: Jason Swanson, Billy Alarcon 

Boat , Old Spice - Wieden & Kennedy/Portland

  • First Assistant Director: Thomas Smith
  • Second Assistant Director: Kate Greenberg

This is Mr. Kuntz’s fourth DGA Award nomination. He previously won the DGA Commercial Award for Eyebrows (Cadbury), Tips (Career Builder), Scents for Gents (Old Spice) and Tailor (Skittles) in 2009; and was previously nominated in this category in 2006 and in 2008.

 

STACY WALL
(Imperial Woodpecker) 

Rise , Nike - Wieden & Kennedy/Portland

  • First Assistant Director: Bac DeLorme
  • Second Assistant Director: Steve Del Prete
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Kenny Hanson 

Really?, Microsoft - Crispin Porter & Bogusky/Boulder

  • First Assistant Directors: Miles Johnstone, Doug Halbert
  • Second Assistant Director: Michael Brawer

  Slim Chin & D Rose , Adidas180LA

  • First Assistant Director: Dave Dean
  • Second Assistant Director: Carl Jackson

Handshake , Nike - Wieden & Kennedy/Portland

  • First Assistant Directors: Miles Johnstone, Scott Metcalfe
  • Second Assistant Director: Michael Brawer

This is Mr. Wall’s first DGA Award nomination.


The DGA will launch a year-long celebration of the DGA’s 75th Anniversary at the DGA Awards on January 29, 2011.  Past DGA Award winners Kathryn Bigelow, James Cameron, Francis Ford Coppola, Clint Eastwood, John Rich, Martin Scorsese and Steven Spielberg, the evening’s co-chairs, will join the program in special presentations to highlight game-changing moments in DGA history.  Past-president Michael Apted is serving as chair of the year-long anniversary celebration, whose theme is “Game Changers.”  Throughout 2011, the DGA will hold events honoring directors whose impact on film and television forever “changed the game” and influenced generations of filmmakers that followed. 


 

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