MUMBAI: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen have won DGA’s Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for No Country for Old Men. The winners of the 2007 Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards and the recipients of the Guild’s 2008 Career Achievement Awards were announced Saturday night during the 60th Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the
The DGA’s Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film has traditionally served as a near-perfect barometer for the Academy Award for Best Director. Only six times since the DGA Award’s inception in 1949 has the winner not gone on to receive the Academy Award for Best Director.
Following the welcome from DGA President Michael Apted to an audience of more than 1,500 guests, actor-director-comedian Carl Reiner hosted the awards ceremony for the twenty-first time.
The 61st Annual DGA Awards will be held on Saturday, January 31, 2009.