Kathryn Bigelow Wins DGA Award
Last night at the Directors Guild Awards a director was selected as the winner of this year’s “Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film.
The nominees were Kathryn Bigelow, James Cameron, Lee Daniels, Quentin Tarantino and Jason Reitman.
KATHRYN BIGELOW WINS BEST DIRECTOR FOR THE HURT LOCKER
“This is the most incredible moment of my life,” Kathryn said.
The other DGA winners were:
TAKING CHANCE – BEST TV MOVIE
MAD MEN – WINS FOR BEST DRAMATIC TELEVISION SERIES
MODERN FAMILY BY JASON MINER – WINS FOR BEST COMEDY SERIES
THE COVE BY LOUIE PSIHOYOS – WINS FOR BEST DOCUMENTARY
OBAMA INAUGURATION – WINS FOR BEST MUSICAL VARIETY
BUILD IT BIGGER – WINS FOR BEST REALITY TV
The DGA award almost always predicts the Oscar winner for best director.
The DGA Web site boasts that its winner has gone on to win the Academy Award for directing all but six times since 1948, and normally, the film that wins the Oscar for best director goes on to win for best picture.