DGA Sets ’08 Awards Date

Jan. 26 is night for directors

The Directors Guild of America has nailed down a date for its 2008 awards show, opting for Jan. 26 at the Century Plaza Hotel.

The DGA made the announcement Wednesday, two days after SAG issued its date. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hasn’t yet set a date for next year’s Oscar ceremonies.

The 60th annual DGA Awards will take place one night before the SAG Awards.

The DGA’s feature film award has matched the Oscar in 53 of the past 59 years, including Martin Scorsese’s victory this year for “The Departed.”

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