Tag Archives: Directors Guild

DGA makes history and gives their top prize again to Alejandro G. Iñárritu for “The Revenant”

Yes, the Directors Guild of America made history over the weekend at their annual awards ceremony. They decided to award Alejandro G. Iñárritu again this year, making him the first filmmaker to win back to back honors from DGA. His win for The Revenant obviously shakes up the Oscar race[...]

DGA nominees announced

Finally, I get a precursor right. After what has seemed like an impossible to predict awards season, I actually went five for five with my Directors Guild of America (or DGA) nominees, which were announced earlier today. The nominees were, of course, Alejandro G. Iñárritu for The Revenant, Tom McCarthy[...]

This Week In Movies: ‘Hereafter,’ ‘Paranormal Activity 2’

By Pete Hammond Hollywoodnews.com: Halloween must be around the corner. It was clearly a supernatural week at the movies led by Paranormal Activity 2 (more on that below) and highlighted by the national release of Clint Eastwood’s masterful new drama, Hereafter, a multi-story formatted film in which three unrelated[...]

International Cinematographers Guild announces Emerging Cinematographers Awards honorees

HollywoodNews.com: The International Cinematographers Guild has announced the honorees for its 14th annual Emerging Cinematographers Awards. The eight short subjects and two honorable mentioned films from Guild members will be shown at a special screening at the Directors Guild of America Theater in Los Angeles on September 26. A reception[...]

USA Network acquires syndication rights to ‘Modern Family’

HollywoodNews.com: USA Network has reached an agreement with Twentieth Television, acquiring the exclusive syndication rights to the critically acclaimed ratings hit “Modern Family.” The announcement was made today by Jane Blaney, USA’s executive vice president, programming, acquisitions and scheduling and Steve MacDonald, EVP, General Sales Manager, Basic Cable of[...]

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[...]