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DGA Awards: Theatrical Requirement Reinstated for Top Prize

In a sign that the pandemic is moving into the rearview mirror, at least in the eyes of Hollywood, the Directors Guild of America will no longer consider movies for the top DGA Award unless they…

DGA Denounces Georgia’s “Voter Suppression Law” in Letter to Governor Brian Kemp

"We urge you to reconsider your support for this misguided law and to make every effort to unwind its restrictions before it takes full effect on July 1st," wrote the directors guild's leaders.

Hollywood Coalition Calls on Senate Leaders to Act on “Critical Issue” of Pandemic Insurance

Film, television and sports groups including SAG-AFTRA, the DGA and Producers Guild additionally asked Senators for "direct intervention" in the form of temporary federal funds on Friday.

Michael Franklin, Former WGA West and DGA Executive Director, Dies at 96

Michael Franklin, who represented directors and writers as executive director of the DGA and WGA West, died Monday in Los Angeles. He was 96.

Directors Guild Expedites Payout of $9M in Foreign Levies to Members

In another union effort to bring financial relief to the entertainment community amid COVID-19, the Directors Guild of America on Friday announced that it had expedited the payout of $9 million in…

Hollywood Unions Aim to Negotiate “Uniform Terms” With Employers as Industry Plots Restart

In a remark that previewed how industry labor leaders are hoping to get Hollywood back to work safely, IATSE international president Matthew Loeb on Wednesday said that an industry safety commission…

Directors Guild Ratifies Three-Year AMPTP Agreement

The Directors Guild ratified a three-year AMPTP agreement, which includes increased SVOD residuals and pension plan funding.

Directors Guild Foundation to Offer Financial Aid During Production Shutdown

Directors Guild Fund Launches Relief Fund During Production Shutdown

Hollywood Unions Applaud Congressional Coronavirus Relief Package

The Directors Guild of America, the Writers Guild of America, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE, AFL-CIO (DPE) and affiliated arts, entertainment and media unions all applauded Congress for passing its coronavirus…

DGA: Major Studios “Commit” Two Weeks Pay for Below-the-Line Members

The Directors Guild of America says major studios have "committed" two weeks pay for below-the-line members and that the guild is urging pay from additional employers.

Meryl Streep Backing Rachel Feldman’s Fair Pay Drama ‘Lilly’ (Exclusive)

Meryl Streep has jumped aboard Rachel Feldman's long-gestating Lilly Ledbetter fair pay movie, 'Lilly.'

DGA Awards: Sam Mendes and ‘1917’ Win Best Feature Film

The 72nd annual Directors Guild of America Awards were handed out Saturday night, and '1917's Sam Mendes took home the top honor.