You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

DGA noms honor new docu crop

Six nominees announced for helmer achievement

The Directors Guild of America has announced six nominees for directorial achievement in documentaries, with every honoree a first-time selection.

Nominees are: Barry W. Blaustein for “Beyond the Mat”; Marc Levin, “Thug Life in D.C.”; Errol Morris, “Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred Leuchter Jr.”; Brett Morgen and Nannette Burstein, “On the Ropes”; and Gary Weimberg, “The Double Life of Ernesto Gomez-Gomez.”

“Ropes” was the only picture among the five to receive an Academy Award nomination in the docu feature category. Morgen and Burstein also served as producers on the project.

The 52nd annual DGA Awards Dinner will take place March 11 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.

More Film

  • Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood on Scoring 'Phantom

    There Will Be Greenwood: The Radiohead Rocker on Scoring 'Phantom Thread'

    The Directors Guild of America has announced six nominees for directorial achievement in documentaries, with every honoree a first-time selection. Nominees are: Barry W. Blaustein for “Beyond the Mat”; Marc Levin, “Thug Life in D.C.”; Errol Morris, “Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred Leuchter Jr.”; Brett Morgen and Nannette Burstein, “On the Ropes”; […]

  • NOR_D01_053017_9621_R2 – L-R: Tom Hanks (Ben

    Fox Picks Up Leading 27 Golden Globes Nominations as Disney Deal Looms

    The Directors Guild of America has announced six nominees for directorial achievement in documentaries, with every honoree a first-time selection. Nominees are: Barry W. Blaustein for “Beyond the Mat”; Marc Levin, “Thug Life in D.C.”; Errol Morris, “Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred Leuchter Jr.”; Brett Morgen and Nannette Burstein, “On the Ropes”; […]

  • Paddington 2

    International Newswire: Animation - An Indie Growth Industry?

    The Directors Guild of America has announced six nominees for directorial achievement in documentaries, with every honoree a first-time selection. Nominees are: Barry W. Blaustein for “Beyond the Mat”; Marc Levin, “Thug Life in D.C.”; Errol Morris, “Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred Leuchter Jr.”; Brett Morgen and Nannette Burstein, “On the Ropes”; […]

  • Mary J. Blige

    Mary J. Blige Joins Illustrious Group of Golden Globes Double Music-Acting Nominees

    The Directors Guild of America has announced six nominees for directorial achievement in documentaries, with every honoree a first-time selection. Nominees are: Barry W. Blaustein for “Beyond the Mat”; Marc Levin, “Thug Life in D.C.”; Errol Morris, “Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred Leuchter Jr.”; Brett Morgen and Nannette Burstein, “On the Ropes”; […]

  • All the Money in the World

    Golden Globes: 'All the Money in the World' Lands Three Nominations After Whirlwind Reshoots

    The Directors Guild of America has announced six nominees for directorial achievement in documentaries, with every honoree a first-time selection. Nominees are: Barry W. Blaustein for “Beyond the Mat”; Marc Levin, “Thug Life in D.C.”; Errol Morris, “Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred Leuchter Jr.”; Brett Morgen and Nannette Burstein, “On the Ropes”; […]

  • Diane Kruger Hong Chau

    Diane Kruger Says She Walked Out of Audition Over Director's Disrespect

    The Directors Guild of America has announced six nominees for directorial achievement in documentaries, with every honoree a first-time selection. Nominees are: Barry W. Blaustein for “Beyond the Mat”; Marc Levin, “Thug Life in D.C.”; Errol Morris, “Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred Leuchter Jr.”; Brett Morgen and Nannette Burstein, “On the Ropes”; […]

  • Golden Globes: 'Get Out' Lands Controversial

    Golden Globes: 'Get Out' Lands Best Picture Nomination Amid Comedy Dispute

    The Directors Guild of America has announced six nominees for directorial achievement in documentaries, with every honoree a first-time selection. Nominees are: Barry W. Blaustein for “Beyond the Mat”; Marc Levin, “Thug Life in D.C.”; Errol Morris, “Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred Leuchter Jr.”; Brett Morgen and Nannette Burstein, “On the Ropes”; […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content