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DGA Nominees for Outstanding TV Direction in 2012 Include 'Girls,' 'Homeland,' 'Hemingway & Gelhorn,' 'Hatfields & McCoys'

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood January 9, 2013 at 3:13PM

The Directors Guild of America announces the nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in TV and commercials for 2012. Guild president Taylor Hackford says that TV is in "one of the most creative and fruitful periods in its history, and television directors are a critical element of that success."
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Hemingway & Gellhorn
Hemingway & Gellhorn

The Directors Guild of America announces the nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in TV and commercials for 2012. Guild president Taylor Hackford says that TV is in "one of the most creative and fruitful periods in its history, and television directors are a critical element of that success." The winners will be announced February 2 at the DGA Awards dinner, hosted by Kelsey Grammar.

Select nominees are listed below. The complete list can be seen here.

MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES

GREG BERLANTI 
Political Animals, “Pilot” 
(USA Network)
PHILIP KAUFMAN
 Hemingway & Gellhorn 
(HBO)
KEVIN REYNOLDS
 Hatfields & McCoys
 (HISTORY CHANNEL)
JAY ROACH
 Game Change 
(HBO)
MICHAEL RYMER
 American Horror Story: Asylum, “Dark Cousin” 
(FX)

DRAMATIC SERIES

MICHAEL CUESTA 
Homeland, “The Choice” 
(SHOWTIME)
JENNIFER GETZINGER
 Mad Men, “A Little Kiss” 
(AMC)
LESLI LINKA GLATTER 
Homeland, “Q & A” 
(SHOWTIME)
RIAN JOHNSON
 Breaking Bad, “Fifty-One” 
(AMC)
GREG MOTTOLA
 The Newsroom, “We Just Decided To” (HBO)

COMEDY SERIES

LOUIS C.K.
Louie, “New Year’s Eve” 
(FX)
MARK CENDROWSKI
 The Big Bang Theory, “The Date Night Variable”
 (CBS)
BRYAN CRANSTON 
Modern Family, “Election Day” 
(ABC)
LENA DUNHAM 
Girls, “Pilot” 
(HBO)
BETH MCCARTHY-MILLER
 30 Rock, “Live from Studio 6H” 
(NBC)

This article is related to: Television, TV, Girls, Homeland, Hemingway & Gellhorn, Awards, Directors


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.