For the DGA, an awards ceremony filled with small-budget features shot in the U.S. follows a year in which the guild led a successful lobbying effort for federal tax breaks that directly benefit just…
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Scorsese's biopic about eccentric aviation pioneer Howard Hughes cost $110 million, making it the director's highest priced undertaking, topping his $100 million budget on "Gangs of New York."
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It took Hackford 13 years to get backing for this Ray Charles biopic, which has garnered more than $70 million at the U.S. box office and six Oscar noms so far.
By the time Dustin Hoffman joined a "Finding Neverland" cast that already included Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet, Miramax had upped Forster's budget to $25 million -- lavish, compared to the $4…
Despite having settled its key contract with the studios and TV networks last year, and having successfully lobbied for federal tax breaks to curb runaway production, the Directors Guild of America…
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Stephen Mcpherson, Herb Adelman, Gilbert Cates and Stanley M. Faer are DGA honorees.
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