DGA Announces Presenters for 70th Annual DGA Awards

70th DGA Awards

January 31, 2018

Los Angeles – The DGA today announced the presenters for the 70th Annual DGA Awards.  The ceremony will take place on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, and will be hosted by Judd Apatow.

Confirmed presenters to date for the DGA Awards include (in alphabetical order):

  • Kevin Bacon
  • Damien Chazelle*
  • Betty Gabriel
  • Sally Hawkins
  • Marcus Henderson
  • Allison Janney
  • Richard Jenkins
  • Catherine Keener
  • Don Mischer*
  • Sam Rockwell
  • Saoirse Ronan
  • Jay D. Roth*
  • Thomas Schlamme*
  • Amy Schumer
  • Frankie Shaw
  • John Singleton
  • Emma Thomas
  • Bradley Whitford

* Previous DGA Award winner

The nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film are:

  • Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water)
  • Greta Gerwig (Lady Bird)
  • Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri)
  • Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk)
  • Jordan Peele (Get Out)

All five feature film nominees are scheduled to attend.

Honorary Life Member Award:

Also at this year’s DGA Awards celebration, renowned director and Past President Michael Apted will be the recipient of the DGA Honorary Life Member Award in recognition of leadership in the industry, contribution to the Guild and the profession of directing, and outstanding career achievement.

Special Service Awards:

  • Dwight Williams will receive the 2018 Frank Capra Achievement Award in recognition of career achievement in the industry and service to the Guild.
  • Jim Tanker will receive the 2018 Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award in recognition of career achievement in the industry and service to the Directors Guild of America.

For a complete list of nominations in all categories, click here to visit the Awards section.  The winners will be announced at the sold-out 70th Annual DGA Awards celebration on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton.

BMW is the Exclusive Automotive Sponsor of the 70th Annual DGA Awards.

Contact
Lily Bedrossian -
Director of Media Relations
(310) 289-5334
lbedrossian@dga.org