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Arthur Hiller Dies: Oscar-Nominated 'Love Story' Director & Former Academy President Was 92

Arthur Hiller, the Oscar-nominated director of Love Story and a former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the DGA, died today in Los Angeles of natural causes. 810 more words

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DGA: Gains For First-Time Female & Minority TV Directors Slow But Steady

The number of female first-time episodic TV directors has nearly tripled since 2009, and the number of minority first-time helmers has nearly doubled, according to the latest report from the DGA. 610 more words

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List: DGA Best Directed Movie of Each Year

In celebration of the Directors Guild of America’s 80th anniversary, I am posting the winner of their annual award honoring the best directed film of the year. 921 more words

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DGA Sets 2017 Awards Schedule

The 69th annual DGA Awards are set for February 4 at the Beverly Hilton, and now we know the key dates leading up to the trophy show. 235 more words

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Hollywood Has Collected More Than $860M In Foreign Levies

EXCLUSIVE: Hollywood’s guilds and production companies have shared more than $860 million in foreign levies over the last 24 years – a windfall created by European copyright laws that compensate the “authors” of films and TV shows for the home taping, rental and cable retransmission of their work, though recent annual reports show the numbers have been declining in recent years. 716 more words

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List: Best Directed Movies 1936-2015

After publishing a copy of the DGA’s list of the 80 best directed movies last week (see that post here) with my reaction to the list and ratings for each, here is a list of my personal choices based on the same criteria (full-length, non-documentary films that had their initial American theatrical releases between 1936 and 2015; the years listed with each movie reflect that American theatrical release). 408 more words

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List: DGA Best Directed Movies

This past spring, the Directors’ Guild of America celebrated their 80th anniversary by releasing a list of their choices for the 80 best-directed films of the last 80 years. 571 more words

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