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DGA Releases Key Dates for 2015 Awards Season

The Directors Guild of America has released the schedule of important dates for next year's 67th Annual DGA Awards, set to be handed out in Los Angeles on February 7, 2015.
  • By Jacob Combs
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  • June 26, 2014 10:04 AM
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Attention, Student Filmmakers: Applications Now Open for the Directors Guild's Student Film Awards

Applications are now open for the Directors Guild’s 20th Annual DGA Student Film Awards.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • April 7, 2014 4:53 PM
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Five Things I Learned at DGA Symposium with Scorsese, Greengrass, Russell and McQueen (UPDATED)

Paul Greengrass, David O. Russell, Martin Scorsese and Steve McQueen explain how they shot key sequences their films at the annual pre-DGA Awards Directors' Symposium.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 6, 2014 6:15 AM
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Oscar-Nominated 'The Square' Team Talk Filming a Revolution (VIDEO)

TOH! interviews the team behind Oscar-nominated documentary "The Square," now streaming on Netflix.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 31, 2014 12:29 PM
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Oscar Talk: Nominations and Predictions

In this week's Oscar Talk Kris Tapley of In Contention and I debate and assess the state of the Oscar race post-nominations and PGA tie. DGA is Saturday.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 24, 2014 7:49 PM
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DGA Elects First African American President: TV Director Paris Barclay

As television becomes more prominent and significant in the entertainment world, so the new head of the DGA comes from that medium. TV producer and director Paris Barclay ("Sons of Anarchy," "In Treatment") was elected President of the Directors Guild of America at the Guild's National Biennial Convention on Saturday at the DGA national headquarters in Los Angeles. Replacing outgoing President Taylor Hackford, Barclay is the first African American to head the DGA. Steven Soderbergh, in seconding past-president Michael Apted's nomination stated, "This is a great moment for our Guild; Paris will be a phenomenal leader as we move into the future."
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • June 22, 2013 10:30 PM
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