63rd Annual DGA Award Winners!

Check out the complete list of 2011 Director's Guild of America Award winners! Tom Hooper pulls off the upset win for ‘The King's Speech’ while Charles Ferguson wins for his doc, ‘Inside Job’.
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The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2010 were announced tonight during the 63rd Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles. Tom Hooper won the DGA's Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for The King's Speech.

Following the welcome by DGA President Taylor Hackford to an audience of more than 1,600 guests, director/actor Carl Reiner hosted the ceremony.

Here is the full list of winners below:

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2010:

  • Tom Hooper, The King's Speech (The Weinstein Co.)

    Tom Hooper's Directorial Team:

    - Production Manager: Erica Bensly

    - First Assistant Director: Martin Harrison

    - Second Assistant Director: Chris Stoaling

    This is Mr. Hooper's first DGA Feature Film Award Nomination. He was previously nominated for the DGA Award for Movies for Television/Miniseries for John Adams in 2008.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2010:

  • Charles Ferguson, Inside Job Representational Pictures, Sony Pictures Classics

    This is Ferguson's first DGA Award nomination.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series for 2010:

  • Mick Jackson, Temple Grandin (HBO)

    Mick Jackson's Directorial Team:

    Unit Production Manager: Scott Ferguson

    First Assistant Director: Philip Hardage

    Second Assistant Director: Shawn Pipkin

    Second Second Assistant Director: Kayse Goodell and Richard E. Chapla Jr.

    Additional Second Second Assistant Director: Glen Moorman

    This is Mick Jackson's fourth DGA Award nomination. He is a three-time winner of the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series with Indictment: The McMartin Trial (1995), Tuesdays With Morrie (1999), and Live From Baghdad (2002).

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series for 2010:

  • Martin Scorsese, Boardwalk Empire, Episode 1.01: Boardwalk Empire (HBO)

    Scorsese's Directorial Team:

    Unit Production Manager: Harvey Waldman

    First Assistant Director: Chris Surgent

    Second Assistant Director: Takahide Kawakami

    Second Second Assistant Director: Patrick McDonald

    Additional Second Assistant Director: Sal Sutera DGA Trainee: Jamiyl Ihsaan Campbell

    This is Martin Scorsese's eighth DGA Award nomination. He won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature film in 2006 for The Departed, and was previously nominated in that category for Taxi Driver (1976), Raging Bull (1980), Goodfellas (1990), The Age of Innocence (1993), Gangs of New York (2002), and The Aviator (2004). In 1999 Scorsese was presented with the Filmmaker Award at the inaugural DGA Honors Gala and he won the DGA's highest artistic honor, the Lifetime Achievement Award (for distinguished achievement in film direction) in 2003.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series for 2010:

  • Michael Spiller, Modern Family, Episode 2.06: Halloween(ABC)

    Spiller's Directorial Team:

    Unit Production Manager: Sally Young

    First Assistant Director: Alisa Statman

    Second Assistant Director: Helena Lamb

    Second Second Assistant Director: Matthew Heffernan

    This is Spiller's first DGA Award nomination.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety for 2010:

  • Glenn Weiss, 64th Annual Tony Awards (CBS)

    Glenn Weiss' Directorial Team:

    Associate Directors: Gregg Gelfand, Robin Abrams, Ricky Kirshner

    - Stage Managers: Garry Hood, Peter Epstein, Andrew Feigin, Lynn Finkel, Doug Fogel, Jeffry Gitter, Dean Gordon, Phyllis Digilio Kent, Arthur Lewis, Joey Meade, Tony Mirante, Cyndi Owgang, Jeff Pearl, Elyse Reaves, Lauren Class Schneider

    This is Glenn Weiss' seventh DGA Award nomination. He won the Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety in 2007 for The 61st Annual Tony Awards; and was previously nominated in this category in 2008, 2006, 2005, 2002 and 2001 all for the 62nd, 60th, 59th, 56th and 55th Annual Tony Awards.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs for 2010:

  • Eytan Keller, The Next Iron Chef, Episode #301 (Food Network)

    Eytan Keller's Directorial Team:

    - Segment Director: Stephen Kroopnick

    - Stage Managers: Tom Borgnine, {no_person|Seth Mellman

    This is Eytan Keller's second DGA Award Nomination. He was previously nominated in this same category in 2009 for Episode #201 of The Next Iron Chef.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials for 2010:

  • Larry Carpenter, One Life to Live, Episode #10,687 (ABC)

    Larry Carpenter's Directorial Team:

    Associate Directors: Tracy Casper Lang, Teresa Anne Cicala, Anthony J. Wilkinson, Jen Pepperman

    - Stage Managers: Alan Needleman, Keith Greer

    - Production Associates: Nathalie Rodriguez, Kevin Brush

    This is Larry Carpenter's seventh DGA Award nomination and all for his direction of One Life to Live. He won the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials Award for One Life to Live - "Episode #9947" in 2007, for "Episode #8849" in 2003, and for "So You Think You Can Be Shane Morasco's Father" in 2008. He was previously nominated for that series for "Episode #9686" in 2006, "Episode #9385" in 2005 and "Episode #8655" in 2002.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs for 2010:

  • Eric Bross, The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (Nickelodeon)

    This is Bross' first DGA Award nomination.

The King's Speech was released November 26th, 2010.

Inside Job was released October 8th, 2010.

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