2011 Directors Guild of America Awards Nominations

By Brian Gallagher — January 9th, 2012

Directors Guild of America President Taylor Hackford today announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2011.

"The directors nominated this year for the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film Award have each demonstrated an inspired command of the medium. The fact that their prodigious talents have been recognized by their peers is the highest honor a director can achieve," said Hackford. "I offer my most sincere congratulations to each of the nominees."

The winner will be named at the 64th Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 28, 2012, at the Grand Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland. The nominees are (in alphabetical order):

Woody Allen

Midnight in Paris

(Sony Pictures Classics)

Mr. Allen's Directorial Team:

David Fincher

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

(Columbia Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures)

Mr. Fincher's Directorial Team:

Michel Hazanavicius

The Artist

(The Weinstein Company)

Mr. Hazanavicius' Directorial Team:

Alexander Payne

The Descendants

(Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Mr. Payne's Directorial Team:

Martin Scorsese


(Paramount Pictures)

Mr. Scorsese's Directorial Team:

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