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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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Best of the Week: Sundance Exclusives, Rotterdam and Santa Barbara Film Fests Roll Out and More

The top stories of the week from TOH!
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  • February 1, 2014 1:53 PM
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Alfonso Cuaron Wins Best Director at DGA Awards (FULL WINNERS LIST)

Historically speaking, whoever wins the 2014 Directors Guild of America Award for Best Director becomes the likely winner at the Academy Awards. This year, "Gravity" director Alfonso Cuaron won the feature film prize at the DGAs and should start getting ready to say hello to Oscar. A live-blog of the winners below, plus the full list after the jump.
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • January 26, 2014 1:58 AM
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Reading the Oscar Tea Leaves via Guilds; Art Director & Costume Guild Votes

To get the most accurate lay of the land as PriceWaterhouseCoopers starts to tabulate filed Oscar ballots and nominations approach January 16, it helps to look at what the guilds are doing.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 9, 2014 4:08 PM
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Directors Guild Nominations 2014 Reveal the Five Oscar Frontrunners

The Directors Guild of America's five nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Feature Film for 2013 make clear the top five contenders for the Oscar. Along with the SAG, PGA and WGA nominations, the DGA is usually a strong bellwether for where things are going.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 7, 2014 1:20 PM
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Directors Guild Unveils 66th Annual DGA Awards Schedule

The Directors Guild of America has announced its awards schedule for the 66th Annual DGA Awards, to be held on January 25, 2014. Check it out below.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • July 29, 2013 2:45 PM
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Notes from the DGA Women's Summit: Navigating the Hollywood Boys' Club

The Directors Guild of America's Women's Steering Committee hosted last month a full day of panels and conversations that sought to bolster support for female voices in cinema (a presence, yet again, lacking at this year's Cannes Film Festival).
  • By Ryan Lattanzio
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  • April 25, 2013 3:46 PM
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