Saturday, December 9, 2023

The 2019 Directors Guild Of America (DGA) Nominations

By Matt Neglia

The Directors Guild Of America (DGA) have announced their nominations representing the best in Directing for 2018. The winners will be announced February 2nd 2019.

Click below to see the nominations.

Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born
Alfonso Cuaron – Roma
Peter Farrelly – Green Book
Spike Lee – BlacKkKlansman
Adam McKay – Vice

And for first time Director’s…

Bo Burnham – Eighth Grade
Bradley Cooper – A Star Is Born
Carlos Lopez Estrada – Blindspotting
​Matthew Heinemann – A Private War
​Boots Riley – Sorry To Bother You

The full list of nominations including television can be found here. So what do you think? The Oscar’s Directing lineup has matched with the DGA Nominees very rarely (Last time was 2009). So do we think this is a good thing or a bad thing? Check out our predictions for Best Director here. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below or on our Twitter account.

You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

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Matt Neglia
Matt Neglia
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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