The DGA has always worn its politics on its sleeve. The following milestones are just a few examples. 1936 Screen Directors Guild is founded, and King Vidor, in whose home helmers had met and…
What: The 54th Annual Directors Guild of America Awards When: Saturday, March 9 Where: Century Plaza Hotel, Los Angeles Highlights: Carl Reiner, marking his 16th turn at the dais, will host…
For directors specializing in made-for-TV movies, respect has been a long time coming. As the broadcast networks eliminate most of their TV movie slots and cable continues to pick up the made-for-TV…
Like contemporaries Sidney Lumet and John Frankenheimer, Delbert Mann represents the increasingly rare breed of directors who hail from television's Golden Age. "Marty," written by Paddy Chayefsky…
Like its 12,400 members, the Directors Guild of America has spent the past year working mostly behind the scenes in Hollywood.
It's an interesting premise for an Oscar campaign: make sure your film is seen by as few voters as possible.
Take one look at the Federal Election Commission's partial list of politicians that the Directors Guild of America's political action committee gave money to in the past two years and you'll see why…
Tobey Maguire has been tapped as an Oscar presenter, and Enya is set for a frosh performance at the 74th Academy Awards on March 24.
Although it gets off to a decent start, this "Time Machine" breaks down when it gets to the distant future, which in this case isn't a good place to be stranded. Often called the first genuine…
An appealing film thanks to its irresistible teenage heroine, "I, Taraneh, Am Fifteen" delivers the message that there's a new generation of strong-minded femmes out there who aren't afraid of…