Photo Coverage: 62nd Annual Directors Guild of America Awards

Article Pixel

The winners of the 2009 Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards and the recipients of the Guild's 2010 Career Achievement Awards were announced last night during the 62nd Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Kathryn Bigelow won the DGA's Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for The Hurt Locker.
Following the welcome by DGA President Taylor Hackford to an audience of more than 1,600 guests, director/actor Carl Reiner hosted the ceremony.

Presenters included (in show order): Jon Cryer (Two and a Half Men), Julie Bowen (Modern Family), Jeremy Renner (The Hurt Locker), Lea Michele and Matthew Morrison (Glee), DGA Board Member Jesus Trevino, Cheryl Hines (Curb Your Enthusiasm), Zoe Saldana and Sam Worthington (Avatar), Jodie Foster (The Beaver), DGA Board Member Donald Petrie, Carey Mulligan (An Education), Gabourey Sidibe (Precious: Based on the Novel 'Push' by Sapphire), President and CEO of Disney Robert Iger, Christina Hendricks (Mad Men), Anna Kendrick and Jason Bateman (Up In The Air), Christoph Waltz (Inglourious Basterds), DGA Secretary/Treasurer Gil Cates, Robert Zemeckis (A Christmas Carol), Christopher Nolan (The Dark Knight), Brad Pitt (Inglourious Basterds), Jane Alexander (Terminator Salvation), DGA President Taylor Hackford, and 2008 DGA Feature Film Award winner Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire).

The DGA's Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film has traditionally served as a near-perfect barometer for the Academy Award for Best Director. Only six times since the DGA Award's inception in 1948 has the winner not gone on to receive the Academy Award for Best Director. (see list at the end of this release)

The winners of the 2009 Directors Guild of America Awards for Outstanding Directorial Achievement, and the recipients of the Guild's 2010 Career Achievement Awards are:

Movies:

Outstanding Direction of a Feature Film: Kathryn Bigelow, The Hurt Locker
Outstanding Direction of a Feature Documentary: Louie Psihoyos, The Cove

Television:

Outstanding Direction of a Dramatic Series: Lesli Linka Glatter, Mad Men, "Guy Walks Into An     Advertising Agency"
Outstanding Direction of a Comedy Series: Jason Winer, Modern Family, "Pilot"
Outstanding Direction of a Musical Variety Program: Don Mischner, "We Are One: The Obama   Inaugural Celebration"
Outstanding Direction of a Reality Program: Craig Borders, Build It Bigger Season 3: "Hong Kong   Bridge"
Outstanding Direction of a Daytime Serial: Christopher Goutman, As The World Turns, "Once   Upon A Time"
Outstanding Direction of a Movie for Television: Michael Sucsy, Grey Gardens
Outstanding Direction in Commercials: Tom Kuntz - Eyebrows, Cadbury; Tailor, Skittles; Scents   For Gents, Old Spice; Tips, Career Builder

Photo Credit: Retna Ltd.


Jane Alexaner


Gil Cates


Genevieve Robert and Ivan Reitman


Leslie and Robert Zemeckis


Laz Alonso


Christoph Waltz


Don Mischer


Lee Daniels and Gabourey Sidibe


Anna Kendrick


Anna Kendrick, Jason Reitman, and Jason Bateman


Lea Michelle


Zoe Saldana, James Cameron, and Sam Worthington


Katheryn Bigelow and Danny Boyle


Zoe Saldana, James Cameron, and Sam Worthington


Kathryn Bigelow


Kathryn Bigelow and Jeremy Renner


Cher and Norman Jewison


Cher


Quentin Tarantino


Quentin Tarantino and Brad Pitt


Brad Pitt


Paris Barclay


Louie Psihoyos


Ron Rifkin


Roger Goodman


Bertram van Munster


Michael Sucsy


Zach Merck


Lesli Linka Glatter


Tyrese Gibson


Beau Bridges


Tyrese Gibson


Ilusion Wilson Millan and Cesar Millan


Danny Boyle


Julie Bowen


Taylor Hackford


Kathryn Bigelow


Michelle Lee and Jason Reitman


Jeremy Renner


Jeremy Renner


Cory Monteith


Matthew Morrison


Feed Savage and Jennifer Lynn Stone


Gabourey Sidibe


Carey Mulligan


Carey Mulligan


James Caan


Carl Reiner


James Cameron and Suzy Amos


Sam Worthington


Natalie Mark and Sam Worthington


Keifer Sutherland


Jessalyn Gilsig


Cheryl Hines


Jodi Foster


Christina Henricks


Lea Michelle


Lea Michelle


Zoe Saldana


Zoe Saldana



Related Articles View More TV Stories

From This Author Movies News Desk