Awards for 2017

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials

WINNER

Derek Cianfrance, Rick Lange (first assistant director: Nike Golf "Chase") (plaque), Ethan Ross (second assistant director: Nike Golf "Chase") (plaque), Craig Sackett (second assistant director: Nike Golf "Chase") (plaque), Cue Chatley (second assistant director: Nike Golf "Chase") (plaque), Greg Moutran (second second assistant director: Nike Golf "Chase") (plaque), Steve Killebrew (second second assistant director: Nike Golf "Chase") (plaque), Mariela Comitini (first assistant director: Powerade "Doubts", Powerade "Expectations") (plaque), Brad Robinson (second assistant director: Powerade "Doubts", Powerade "Expectations") (plaque), David Backus (first assistant director: Squarespace "Manifesto") (plaque), Joshua Voegelin (second assistant director: Squarespace "Manifesto") (plaque)

NOMINEES

Lance Acord
Apple "Frankie's Holiday" - MAL, and Kohl's "Movie Night" - Anomaly

Dante Ariola
SunTrust "Hold Your Breath" - Strawberry Frog, Lyft "Riding Is the New Driving" - Made Movement, and Beats "Tell Me When to Go"

Fredrik Bond
Apple "Dive", Philips "Everyday Hero" - Ogilvy & Mather, and LG "World of Play" - Energy BBDO

Ag Rojas
S7 Airlines "The Best Planet" - Wieden + Kennedy Amsterdam, and Samsung "The Snail" - Leo Burnett USA

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports - Specials

WINNER

The 70th Annual Tony Awards: Glenn Weiss, Ken Diego (associate director) (plaque), Robin Abrams (associate director) (plaque), Ricky Kirshner (associate director) (plaque), Garry Hood (stage manager) (plaque), Peter Epstein (stage manager) (plaque), Joey Despenzero (stage manager) (plaque), Phyllis Digilio (stage manager) (plaque), Andrew Feigin (stage manager) (plaque), Doug Fogel (stage manager) (plaque), Jeffrey Gitter (stage manager) (plaque), Arthur Lewis (stage manager) (plaque), Jeffrey M. Markowitz (stage manager) (plaque), Cyndi Owgang (stage manager) (plaque), Jeff Pearl (stage manager) (plaque), Alfonso Pena (stage manager) (plaque), Annette Powlis (stage manager) (plaque), Elise Reaves (stage manager) (plaque), Lauren Schneider (stage manager) (plaque), Jim Semmelman (stage manager) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Full Frontal with Samantha Bee: Paul S. Myers
Episode: "A Very Special Full Frontal Special"

Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director

WINNER

Lion: Garth Davis, Rajeev Mehra (production manager: India) (plaque), Rakesh Singh (production manager: India) (plaque), Chris Webb (first assistant director) (plaque), Ananya Rane (first assistant director: India) (plaque), Mark J. Ingram (second assistant director: Australia) (plaque), Sunny Tiku (second assistant director: India) (plaque), Krishan Pratap Singh (second assistant director: India) (plaque), Shaunak Kapur (second assistant director: India) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports - Regularly Scheduled Programming

WINNER

Saturday Night Live: Don Roy King, Michael Mancini (associate director) (plaque), Michael Poole (associate director) (plaque), Robert Caminiti (associate director) (plaque), Gena Rositano (stage manager) (plaque), Chris Kelly (stage manager) (plaque)
Episode: "Saturday Night Live: Dave Chappelle/A Tribe Called Quest (#42.6)"

NOMINEES

Real Time with Bill Maher: Paul Casey
Episode: "Show #1437"

CBS News Sunday Morning: Nora Gerard
Episode: "Charles Osgood Farewell Broadcast"


Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

WINNER

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film

WINNER

La La Land: Damien Chazelle, Michael Beugg (unit production manager) (plaque), Peter Kohn (first assistant director) (plaque), Paula Case (second assistant director) (plaque), Bart Lipton (assistant unit production manager) (plaque), Brett Robinson (second second assistant director) (plaque), Dodi Lee Rubenstein (additional second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series

WINNER

Veep: Becky Martin, David Hyman (unit production manager) (plaque), Dale Stern (first assistant director) (plaque), Michelle Gritzer (second assistant director) (plaque), Chris Riddle (second second assistant director) (plaque), Gary Cotti (additional second assistant director) (plaque)
Episode: "Veep: Inauguration (#5.10)"

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs

WINNER

An American Girl Story - Melody 1963: Love Has to Win: Tina Mabry, Richard G. King (unit production manager) (plaque), Otto Michael Penzato (first assistant director) (plaque), David Berke (second assistant director) (plaque), Christopher H. Cook (second second assistant director) (plaque), Candice Lee (additional second assistant director) (plaque), Matthew Wilson Ross (additional second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series

WINNER

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs

WINNER

American Grit: J. Rupert Thompson, David Charles (associate director) (plaque), Daniel Curran (stage manager) (plaque), Kevin Fletcher (stage manager) (plaque)
Episode: "American Grit: Over the Falls (#1.10)"

NOMINEES

Shark Tank: Ken Fuchs
Episode: "801"



Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series

WINNER

The Night Of: Steven Zaillian, Greer Yeaton (unit production manager) (plaque), Michael E. Steele (first assistant director) (plaque), Ginger Gonzalez (second assistant director) (plaque), Rachel Iovine (second second assistant director) (plaque), Shane Haden (location manager) (plaque)
Episode: "The Night Of: The Beach (#1.1)"

NOMINEES




Lifetime Achievement Award

Feature Film

WINNER

Frank Capra Achievement Award

WINNER

Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award

WINNER

President's Award

WINNER

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