Friday, July 19, 2024

The 2023 Directors Guild Of America (DGA) Winners

The Directors Guild Of America (DGA) have announced their winners representing the best in directing for 2023. Here are this year’s winners…

NARRATIVE FEATURE FILM
GRETA GERWIG – Barbie
CHRISTOPHER NOLAN – Oppenheimer
YORGOS LANTHIMOS – Poor Things
ALEXANDER PAYNE – The Holdovers
MARTIN SCORSESE – Killers of the Flower Moon

FIRST TIME NARRATIVE FEATURE FILM
CORD JEFFERSON – American Fiction
MANUELA MARTELLI – Chile ’76
NOORA NIASARI – Shayda
A.V. ROCKWELL – A Thousand And One
CELINE SONG – Past Lives

DOCUMENTARY
MOSES BWAYO & CHRISTOPHER SHARP – Bobi Wine: The People’s President
MSTYSLAV CHERNOV – 20 Days In Mariupol
MADELEINE GAVIN – Beyond Utopia
DAVIS GUGGENHEIM – Still: A Michael J. Fox Movie
D. SMITH – Kokomo City

DRAMATIC SERIES
PETER HOAR – The Last Of Us, “Long, Long Time”
BECKY MARTIN – Succession, “Rehearsal”
MARK MYLOD – Succession, “Connor’s Wedding”
ANDRIJ PAREKH – Succession, “America Decides”
ROBERT PULCINI & SHARI SPRINGER BERMAN – Succession, “Tailgate Party”

COMEDY SERIES
ERICA DUNTON – Ted Lasso, “La Locker Room Aux Folles”
BILL HADER – Barry, “Wow”
DECLAN LOWNEY – Ted Lasso, “So Long, Farewell”
CHRISTOPHER STORER – The Bear, “Fishes”
RAMY YOUSSEF – The Bear, “Honeydew”

MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND LIMITED SERIES
SHAWN LEVY – All The Light We Cannot See
TARA MIELE – Lessons In Chemistry, “Introduction To Chemistry”
MILLICENT SHELTON – Lessons In Chemistry, “Poirot”
SARAH ADINA SMITH – Lessons In Chemistry, “Her And Him”
NZINGHA STEWART – Daisy Jones & The Six, “Track 10: Rock ‘N’ Roll Suicide”

VARIETY/TALK/NEWS/SPORTS – REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAMMING
PAUL G. CASEY – Real Time With Bill Maher, “Episode 2117”
JIM HOSKINSON – The Late Show With Stephen Colbert, “Jan. 19, 2023: Rep. Adam Kinzinger; Meet Me At The Altar; Special Appearance By Harvey Guillén”
MICHAEL MANCINI & LIZ PATRICK – Saturday Night Live, “Pedro Pascal / Coldplay”
DAVID PAUL MEYER – The Daily Show With Trevor Noah, “Singer Charley Crockett Performs “Name On A Billboard” And Discusses New Album With Jordan Klepper “
PAUL PENNOLINO – Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, “Episode 1018: Dollar Stores”

VARIETY/TALK/NEWS/SPORTS – SPECIALS
JOEL GALLEN – Chris Rock: Selective Outrage
STAN LATHAN – Dave Chappelle: The Dreamer
LINDA MENDOZA – Wanda Sykes: I’m An Entertainer
PAUL MILLER – Carol Burnett: 90 Years Of Laughter + Love
GLENN WEISS – The 95th Annual Academy Awards

REALITY PROGRAMS
NIHARIKA DESAI – Rainn Wilson And The Geography Of Bliss, “Happiness Is A Bottle Of Cod Liver Oil”
KEN FUCHS – The Golden Bachelor, “Premiere”
JOSEPH GUIDRY & ALEXANDRA LIPSITZ – Project Greenlight: A New Generation, “PGL Vs. Gray Matter Problem”
RICH KIM – Lego Masters, “Is It Brick?”
PATRICK McMANUS – American Ninja Warrior, “Season 15 Finale”

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS
JAMES BOBIN – Percy Jackson And The Olympians, “I Accidentally Vaporize My Pre-Algebra Teacher”
DESTIN DANIEL CRETTON – American Born Chinese, “What Guy Are You”
ROB LETTERMAN – Goosebumps, “Say Cheese And Die”
AMY SCHATZ – Stand Up & Shout: Songs From A Philly High School
DINH THAI – American Born Chinese, “A Monkey On A Quest”

COMMERCIALS
MARTIN De THURAH (Epoch Films) – Fair Exchange, Levi’s 501 Jeans – Droga5, Legends Never Die, Levi’s 501 Jeans, Droga5
SEB EDWARDS (Park Pictures) – Rumble, Battle Of The Baddest – Droga5
KIM GEHRIG (Somesuch) – Run This Town, Apple Music – Apple
CRAIG GILLESPIE (MJZ) – Waiting Room, Apple Iphone – TBWA/Media Arts Lab
ANDREAS NILSSON (Biscuit Filmworks) – R.I.P. Leon, Apple Iphone – Apple, Action Mode, Apple Iphone14 – Apple, Choose Happy, Les Mills Fitness – Nice&Frank, San Francisco
Wait’ll You See This, Snapchat – Snapchat

What do you think of the winners? Please check out our predictions for Best Director here and let us know your thoughts on our Twitter account. Click here for more important upcoming dates this awards season and here for the most recent tally of awards season winners for the current year. Let us know your thoughts in the comments below or on our Twitter account.

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

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