Universal Pictures' drama is based on a non-fiction book by Erik Larson.
Michel Hazanavicius takes home the top prize for The Artist, while Patty Jenkins wins for The Killing pilot episode.
Actress Berenice Bejo is also participating in this event to help promote the Golden Globe winner for Best Picture Musical or Comedy.
Woody Allen, David Fincher, Michel Hazanavicius, Alexander Payne, and Martin Scorsese are all vying for the award.
Director Michel Hazanavicius, stars Jean Dujardin, Berenice Bejo, James Cromwell, Missi Pyle, and producer Thomas Langmann are participating in the event.