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‘Birdman’ Tops 67th Annual DGA Awards

Alejandro G. Iñárritu wins the DGA’s Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for ‘Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).’

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2014 were announced Saturday night during the 67th Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Alejandro G. Iñárritu won the DGA’s Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance).

Actor Jane Lynch hosted the ceremony before an audience of more than 1,600 guests. Presenters included: DGA President Paris Barclay; Chadwick Boseman; Pierce Brosnan; Glen Charles; Les Charles; Bradley Cooper; Alfonso Cuarón; Julie Delpy; Jodie Foster; Taraji P. Henson; January Jones; Michael Mann; Lea Michele; Don Mischer; Bill Murray; Katey Sagal; Steven Spielberg; Barbra Streisand; and DGA First Vice President Betty Thomas.

The winners of the 2014 DGA Awards for Outstanding Directorial Achievement are:

FEATURE FILM

Alejandro González Iñárritu
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)
(Fox Searchlight Pictures)

DOCUMENTARY

Laura Poitras
Citizenfour
RADiUS
Praxis Films
Participant Media
HBO Documentary Films
Bertha Foundation | BRITDOC Circle | Channel 4
Norddeutscher Rundfunk NDR
Bayerischer Rundfunk BR
Deutscher Filmförderfonds

DRAMATIC SERIES

Lesli Linka Glatter
Homeland, “From A to B and Back Again”
(Showtime)

COMEDY SERIES

Jill Soloway
Transparent, “Best New Girl”
(Amazon Prime)

MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI SERIES

Lisa Cholodenko
Olive Kitteridge
(HBO)

VARIETY/TALK/NEWS/SPORTS – SPECIALS

Glenn Weiss
The 68th Annual Tony Awards
(CBS)

VARIETY/TALK/NEWS/SPORTS – REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAMMING

Dave Diomedi
The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, “Episode #1?
(NBC)

REALITY PROGRAMS

Anthony B. Sacco
The Chair, “The Test”
(Starz)

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

Jonathan Judge
100 Things To Do Before High School, “Pilot”
(Nickelodeon)

COMMERCIALS

Nicolai Fuglsig (MJZ)
“Sapeurs” Guinness
“Waiting” FEMA

Source: Directors Guild of America

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.

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