Ben Affleck and Rian Johnson Win DGA Awards

Ben Affleck in Argo

Ben Affleck in 'Argo' - Photo © Warner Bros Pictures

The 65th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards took place on February 2, 2013 and once again it was Ben Affleck’s Argo that snagged the feature film award. Affleck’s definitely not earning an Oscar for helming Argo, but with the amount of awards he’s piling up, his trophy shelf is going to look full even without that particular award.
 
The ceremony announcing the winners was hosted by Kelsey Grammer and included Cedric the Entertainer, Bryan Cranston, Dave Grohl, Taylor Hackford, Anne Hathaway, Hugh Jackman, Steven Soderbergh, Eric Stonestreet, and Sam Waterston as presenters.
 
2013 Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary
MALIK BENDJELLOUL – Searching For Sugar Man (Sony Pictures Classics)
 
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series
RIAN JOHNSON – Breaking Bad, “Fifty-One” (AMC)
 
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies For Television and Mini-Series
JAY ROACH – Game Change (HBO)
 
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series
LENA DUNHAM – Girls, “Pilot” (HBO)
 
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs
BRIAN SMITH – Master Chef, “Episode #305” (FOX)
 
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety
GLENN WEISS – 66th Annual Tony Awards (CBS)
 
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials
JILL MITWELL – One Life To Live, “Between Heaven and Hell” (ABC)
 
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children’s Programs
PAUL HOEN – Let it Shine (Disney Channel)
 
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials
Alejandro G Iarritu
 
Source: DGA
 
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