Glenn Weiss Wins DGA Award for 67th ANNUAL TONYS; Full List Announced!
The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2013 were announced last night during the 66th Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Alfonso Cuarón won the DGA's Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for Gravity.
Among the winners was director Glenn Weiss who picked up the award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports - Specials for the 67th Annual Tony Awards.
Weiss has previously won the Emmy Award in the Outstanding Special Class Programs Category in 2011 for the 64th Annual Tony Awards, 2010 for the 63rd Annual Tony Awards, 2008 for the 61st Annual Tony Awards and 2007 for the 60th Annual Tony Awards. This year's DGA nod marks the fifth win and tenth nomination for the director who has helmed the Tony Awards broadcast since 2001. His other wins came in 2007, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
Actor Jane Lynch hosted the annual DGA ceremony before an audience of more than 1,600 guests. Presenters included (in alphabetical order): Ben Affleck, Debbie Allen, DGA Secretary-Treasurer Michael Apted, DGA President Paris Barclay, Sandra Bullock, Nick Cannon, Don Cheadle, Steve Coogan, Bradley Cooper, DGA Fifth Vice President Jon Favreau, DGA Past President Taylor Hackford, Tom Hanks, Keith Jackson, Anna Kendrick, Allison Liddi-Brown, Sarah Paulson, Rob Reiner, and Kerry Washington.
Winners of the 66th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards are as follows:
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film
Gravity (Warner Bros Pictures)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
The Square (Netflix)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series
Breaking Bad, "Felina" (AMC)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-series
Behind The Candelabra (HBO)
"The best way to describe the group of people that I work with is performance enhancers" Soderbergh said when he took the stage.
30 Rock, "Hogcock!/Last Lunch" (NBC)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs
NEIL P. DeGROOT
72 Hours, "The Lost Coast" (TNT)
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports - Specials
The 67th Annual Tony Awards (CBS)