54th annual DGA awards

54th annual DGA awards

Best Director - Documentary
 Laurie Collyer - Nyorican Dream
 Mark Lewis - The Natural History of the Chicken
 David de Vries - The True Story of the Bridge on the River Kwai
 Michael Mierendorf - Broken Child
 Charles Braverman - High School Boot Camp

Best Director - Motion Picture
 Ridley Scott - Gladiator
 Cameron Crowe - Almost Famous
 Steven Soderbergh - Erin Brockovich
 Steven Soderbergh - Traffic
 Ang Lee - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

Best Director - Television Children's Program

 William Dear - Santa Who?
 Greg Beeman - Miracle in Lane 2
 Sean McNamara - Easy Way
 Kevin Hooks - The Color of Friendship
 Paul Hoen - Take My Sister...Please

Best Director - Television Comedy Series
 Todd Holland - Pilot - Malcolm in the Middle
 Pamela Fryman - And the Dish Ran Away with the Spoon - Frasier
 Bill D'Elia - The Last Virgin - Ally McBeal
 Allen Coulter - Cockadoodle-do - Sex in the City
 James Burrows - Love in the Eighties - Will & Grace

Best Director - Television Daytime Serial

 Conal O'Brien - Episode 7969 - All My Children
 Casey Childs - Episode 7919 - All My Children
 Bruce Barry - Episode 13562 - Guiding Light
 Jill Mitwell - Episode 8205 - One Life to Live
 Jo Ann Sedwick - Episode 13511 - Guiding Light

Best Director - Television Drama Series

 Henry Bronchtein - From Where to Eternity - The Sopranos
 Paris Barclay - The Portland Trip - The West Wing
 John Patterson - Funhouse - The Sopranos
 Thomas Schlamme - Noel - The West Wing
 Allen Coulter - The Knight in White Satin Armor - The Sopranos

Best Director - Television Movie
 Stephen Frears, Martin Pansetta Jr. - Fail Safe
 Martha Coolidge - If These Walls Could Talk II
 Kirk Browning - Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman
 Jeff Bleckner - The Beach Boys: An American Family
 Joseph Sargent - For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story

Best Director - Television Musical or Variety
 Louis Horvitz - The 72nd Annual Academy Awards
 Ellen Brown - Show 1938 - The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
 Jerry Foley - #1527 - Late Show with David Letterman
 Roger Goodman - ABC 2000
 Beth McCarthy Miller - Saturday Night Live with Val Kilmer and U2

Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award

 Robert Van Ry

Honorary Life Member
 Jack Valenti

President's Award
 Robert Wise

Robert Aldrich Award
 Tom Donovan
 Robet Butler