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The Directors Guild of America has announced the nominees for outstanding directorial achievement in 1996 for daytime serials, commercials and children’s programming.

The winners will be announced on March 8 at the 49th annual DGA Awards banquet at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, and at the Sheraton in New York.

The DGA also announced that Larry Kamm, a 12-time Emmy winning director for ABC Sports, would receive the lifetime career achievement award in the sports directing category, and that Max A. Schindler, a 40-year news director who helmed NBC’s “Meet the Press” from 1965-85, would receive the career achievement award in news.


Bruce S. Barry, “Guiding Light” (Episode #12451); Matt Lagel, John O’Connel, Karen Wilkens, associate directors; Locke Wallace, Ann Vettel, Adam Reist, stage managers; Rosemary Mooy, Ilene Frankel, production associates (CBS).

Kathryn Foster & Mike Denney, “The Young and the Restless” (Episode #5875); Robbin Phillips, Sally McDonald, Betty Rothenberg, Dan Brumett, associate directors; Don Jacob, Randall Hill, stage managers; Don Philip Smith, Nora Wade, production associates (CBS).

Scott McKinsey “General Hospital” (Episode #7285); Ron Cates, associate director; Craig McManus, Douglas Hayden, Dick Amos, stage managers; Chris Mullen, Brooke Eaton, production associates (ABC).

Jill Mitwell “One Life to Live” (Episode #7825); Danielle Faraldo, Suzanne Flynn, Jay Millard, associate directors; Ray Hoesten, Alan Needleman, stage managers; Maude Brickner, Jennifer Pepperman, production associates (ABC).

Michael Stitch “The Bold and the Beautiful” (Episode #2393); Catherine Sedwick, associate producer; Laura Yale, Joseph Lumer, stage managers, Cynthia J. Popp, Jennifer Hodill, production associates (CBS).


James Gartner , “Crowd Control” (Apple Computer); “Amazing Grace” (AT&T).

David Kellogg, “Training Camp” (Little Caesars); “Gas Pump” (American Express); “Pie Plate” (Kodak).

Peter Nydrie, “Savion’s Challenge” (Coca-Cola); “Waiting for the Bus” (Harley Davidson); “Dolphins” (National Car Rental); “Birds” (Harley Davidson); “Tell You Something” (MAXFLI); “Gods” (Reebok).

Tarsem, “Good vs. Evil” (Nike); “Poolboy” (Levi’s); “Red” (Coca-Cola).

Kinka Usher, “Dream Garage” (Nissan); “Dog & Cat” (Polaroid); “Architect” (Polaroid); “Toys-G.I. Joe” (Nissan); “Parking Meter” (Nissan).


Arthur Albert, “Talk Ain’t Cheap”; Hal Olofsson, associate director, Kevin Rubottom, stage manager (MTM Entertainment).

Michael Kennedy, “Robin of Locksley”; (Showtime).

Stuart Margolin, “Salt Water Moose”; (Showtime).

Brian Robbins, “Sports Theater: 4 Points”; (Nickelodeon).

Kristoffer Tabori, “Educating Mom,” ABC Afterschool Special, Leslie Waldman, UPM; Jay Smith, first assistant director; (ABC).

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