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Glenn Weiss, Who Proposed During 2018 Emmys, Finally Gets Married — With Help From Nancy Pelosi

Glenn Weiss, the director and producer who memorably proposed to his then-girlfriend Jan Friedlander Svendsen onstage at the 2018 Emmys, is finally a married man. Four and half years after the two got engaged on live TV, when Weiss won an Emmy for directing that year’s Oscars, the couple eloped in San Francisco and got […]

Judd Apatow Mocks Tom Cruise’s Height, Scientology Relationship in DGA Awards Monologue

Judd Apatow let loose on Tom Cruise during his DGA Awards monologue on Saturday night, roasting the superstar on everything from his height to his commitment to Scientology. Apatow, hosting the award show for the fourth time, started off the bit by teasing that the “visual effects in [Top Gun:] Maverick were so top-notch I […]

DGA Awards: Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan Take Top Honor for ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’ 

The Directors Guild of America revealed its winners for the 2023 DGA Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles Saturday night, with Daniel Scheinert and Daniel Kwan taking home the top prize for Everything Everywhere All at Once. To kick off the ceremony, Lesli Linka Glatter, the DGA’s president, offered welcome remarks before […]

‘Murina’ Director Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic on Facing Fears as an Artist: “I Needed to Make a Movie Underwater”

Antoneta Alamat Kusijanović’s Murina has garnered her a DGA nomination for first-time feature — an honor she also won at the 2021 Cannes Film Festival. That’s in large part because of her willingness to face her greatest fears in the name of her art. “I’m terrified of the water,” she says. “I needed to make […]

A Closer Look at the SAG, PGA and DGA Awards Nominations

SAG Awards Noms: Embracing Ensembles Two films dominated the SAG Award nominations, both earning nods for the cast as an acting collective and individual nods for their performers. In an awards season where certain nominees seem to be Everything Everywhere All at Once, the announcement of this year’s SAG contenders didn’t offer too many surprises, and […]

Judd Apatow to Return as Host of 2023 DGA Awards

Judd Apatow will return to host the 2023 DGA Awards, which take place on Feb. 18 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Directors Guild of America Awards Chair Beth McCarthy-Miller announced on Thursday. This will be Apatow’s fourth time hosting the annual awards show — he has previously hosted in 2018, 2020 and […]

DGA Awards 2023: Steven Spielberg, Daniels Among All-Male Theatrical Feature Nominees

The Directors Guild of America has announced its nominees in the categories of theatrical feature-film and first-time director. Six male directors make up the nominees for theatrical feature film: Todd Field for Tár, Joseph Kosinski for Top Gun: Maverick, Daniels (Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert) for Everything Everywhere All at Once, Martin McDonagh for The […]

‘Severance,’ ‘Station Eleven’ Lead DGA Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement

The Directors Guild of America has announced its nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary in 2022. Nominees were announced in the categories dramatic series, comedy series, movies made for television and limited series, variety/talk/new/sports – regularly scheduled programming, variety/talk/news/sports – specials, reality programs, children’s programs, commercials and documentary. Apple TV+’s Severance […]

Robert A. Fishman to Receive DGA Lifetime Achievement Award

The Directors Guild of America announced on Tuesday that Robert A. Fishman will receive one of the guild’s top honors at the 75th Annual DGA Awards. The televised sports director will receive the lifetime achievement award for distinguished achievement in television direction at the guild’s Feb. 18 awards ceremony. “The DGA is thrilled to recognize […]

Directors Guild Announces 2023 Date for Annual DGA Awards

The Directors Guild of America announced on Thursday that the 75th annual DGA Awards will take place on Feb. 18, 2023, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, California. Nominees for the theatrical feature film and first-time feature film categories will be announced on Jan. 11, 2023, while nominees for the television, commercial and […]

DGA Awards: Jane Campion and ‘The Power of the Dog’ Take Top Honor

The 2022 Directors Guild Awards were presented at the Beverly Hilton on Saturday night, with Jane Campion taking the top prize for The Power of the Dog. At a ceremony hosted by Judd Apatow, Campion prevailed in the theatrical feature film category over Paul Thomas Anderson (Licorice Pizza), Kenneth Branagh (Belfast), Steven Spielberg (West Side Story) […]

Judd Apatow to Return as Host for 2022 DGA Awards

Judd Apatow will return to host the 2022 DGA Awards, Directors Guild of America president Lesli Linka Glatter announced on Thursday. Additionally, it was announced that Beth McCarthy-Miller has been appointed as awards chair for the event which will take place on March 12 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. “What makes the […]