Sunday, March 3, 2024

The 2022 Directors Guild Of America (DGA) Winners

The Directors Guild Of America (DGA) have announced their winners representing the best in directing for 2022. Here are this year’s winners…

NARRATIVE FEATURE FILM
Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert – Everything Everywhere All At Once
Todd Field – Tár
Joseph Kosinski – Top Gun: Maverick
Martin McDonagh – The Banshees of Inisherin
Steven Spielberg – The Fabelmans

FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM
Alice Diop – Saint Omer
Audrey Diwan – Happening
John Patton Ford – Emily The Criminal
Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic – Murina
Charlotte Wells – Aftersun

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DOCUMENTARY
Sara Dosa – Fire of Love
Matthew Heineman – Retrograde
Laura Poitras – All the Beauty and the Bloodshed
David Rohde – Navalny
Shaunak Sen – All That Breathes

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN DRAMATIC SERIES
Jason Bateman – Ozark, “A Hard Way to Go”
Vince Gilligan – Better Call Saul, “Waterworks”
Sam Levinson – Euphoria, “Stand Still Like the Hummingbird”
Aoife McCardle – Severance, “Hide and Seek”
Ben Stiller – Severance, “The We We Are”

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN COMEDY SERIES
Tim Burton – Wednesday, “Wednesday’s Child is Full of Woe”
Bill Hader – Barry, “710N”
Amy Sherman-Palladino – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, “How Do You Get to Carnegie Hall?”
Christopher Storer – The Bear, “Review”
Mike White – The White Lotus, “BYG”

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND LIMITED SERIES
Eric Appel – Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
Deborah Chow – Obi-Wan Kenobi
Jeremy Podeswa – Station Eleven, “Unbroken Circle”
Helen Shaver – Station Eleven, “Who’s There?”
Tom Verica – Inventing Anna, “The Devil Wore Anna”

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN VARIETY/TALK/NEWS/SPORTS – SPECIALS
Ian Berger – The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Presents: Jordan Klepper Fingers the Globe Hungary for Democracy
Hamish Hamilton – Super Bowl LVI Halftime Show 2022
James Merryman – Norman Lear: 100 Years of Music and Laughter
Marcus Raboy – Mark Twain Prize 2022: Celebrating Jon Stewart
Glenn Weiss – The 75th Annual Tony Awards

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN VARIETY/TALK/NEWS/SPORTS – REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAMMING
Paul G. Casey – Real Time With Bill Maher, “Episode #2010”
Jim Hoskinson – The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, “Episode #1333”
David Paul Meyer – The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, “Brandi Carlile Discusses Her New Deluxe Album and Performs “You and Me on the Rock”
Liz Patrick – Saturday Night Live, “Host and Musical Guest Jack Harlow”
Paul Pennolino – Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, “Afghanistan”

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN REALITY PROGRAMS
Joseph H. Guidry – The Big Brunch, “Carb Loading Brunch”
Carrie Havel – The Go Big Show, “Only One Can Win”
Rich Kim – Lego Masters, “Jurassbrick World”
Michael Shea – FBoy Island, “Do You Like Cats?”
Ben Simms – Running Wild with Bear Grylls, “Florence Pugh in the Volcanic Rainforests of Costa Rica”

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS
Tim Federle – Better Nate Than Ever
Bonnie Hunt – Amber Brown, “I, Amber Brown”
Dean Israelite – Are You Afraid of the Dark?, “The Tale of Room 13”
Michael Lembeck – Snow Day The Musical
Anne Renton – Best Foot Forward, “Halloween”

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

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