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Alfonso Cuaron Improves His Oscar Chances Even Further With Dga Award Win

By Joe Wilde | 26th January 2014

Alfonso Cuaron with his shiny and impressive awardAlfonso Cuaron looks like a firm favourite to take home the Academy Award for Best Director when the Oscars roll around this March. The Gravity director was given...

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Labor Dispute Halts Soap-opera Production

6th June 2013

The trials and tribulations of the producers of All My Children and One Life to Live, the two soap operas that have been revived online, have the makings of a soap opera in their own...

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Oscars Build-up At Fever Pitch As Ben Affleck Storms The Directors Guild Of America Awards (Pictures)

By Contributor | 4th February 2013

Ben Affleck and Lena Dunham were the big winners at the Directors Guild of America Awards last night (February 3, 2013)Ben Affleck continued his winter dominance of awards season at the Directors Guild of America...

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Mel Gibson Shares Pension With Ex-wife

6th September 2012

Mel Gibson's ex-wife Robyn received a huge chunk of his pension in their divorce.While it was previously revealed that Mel gave Robyn half of his estimated $850 million Fortune when they divorced in 2011 after...

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Dga Says Tv Producers Pledge Diversity But Don't Practice It

15th September 2011

The Directors Guild of America has accused television networks and producers of paying lip service to the idea of racial and gender diversity in the hiring of directors but by and large failing to do...

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Guilds In A Lather Over Soap Cancellations

15th April 2011

The Directors Guild of America (DGA), the Writers Guild of America (WGA), and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) reacted with shock and dismay Thursday to ABC's announcement that it will be...

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Brad Pitt Gives Kids Early Easter Treats

5th April 2011

Brad Pitt treated his children to some Easter treats at a film screening this weekend.On Sunday (03.04.11) the actor took Maddox, nine, Pax, seven, Zahara, six, and four-year-old Shiloh to see animated movie 'Hop' at...

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Director Phillips Blasts Warners Over "Unrated" Hangover

14th March 2011

Director Todd Phillips has accused Warner Bros. of disregarding its creative rights agreement with the Directors Guild of America when it added seven minutes to the DVD of The Hangover without his consent. "That's something...

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Leonardo Dicaprio Has 'A Ton' Of Gay Kiss Scenes In J. Edgar

3rd February 2011

Armie Hammer isn't nervous about kissing Leonardo DiCaprio in new movie 'J. Edgar'.The actor will play Clyde Tolson - an associate and rumoured gay lover of Leonardo's character, FBI director John Edgar Hoover - in...

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James Cameron Wins Award For 3-D Achievement

1st February 2011

James Cameron has won the first Harold Lloyd award for achievement in 3-D. The 'Avatar' director has been given the prize - named after an early advocate of 3-D technology from the 1920s - by...

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Directors Approve Contract With Producers

19th January 2011

Contract talks between the Directors Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers -- usually the least contentious of all the labor negotiations in Hollywood -- proved to be no exception...

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Wga Rules Out Awards For Some Top Films

29th December 2010

The Writers Guild of America (WGA) is being stricter than other industry unions that hand out annual awards by insisting that scripts submitted for its annual awards presentations be produced under WGA jurisdiction. Daily Variety...

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Dga Blasts Iran's Sentencing Of Top Director

23rd December 2010

In a curiously delayed response, the Directors Guild of America on Wednesday denounced the arrest, conviction and sentencing of award-winning Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi and his colleague, Mohammad Rasoulof. The two were sentenced in Iran...

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Petitions Protest Sentence Meted Out To Iranian Filmmaker

22nd December 2010

Filmmakers in Europe have voiced their support of award-winning Iranian director Jafar Panahi after he was sentenced to six years in prison and barred from making films for 20 years after his conviction of making...

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Directors Guild President Calls Google "An Enabler Of Piracy"

9th December 2010

Taylor Hackford, the president of the Directors Guild of America, has called Google an enabler of video piracy that allows users to discover in an instant where they can download copyrighted movies illegally. "Google is...

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Moore Up For Best Documentary Film-maker Award

20th January 2005

MICHAEL MOORE's controversial movie FAHRENHEIT 9/11 has been nominated for the DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA's (DGA) documentary film-maker award. Fahrenheit 9/11, which slates US President GEORGE W BUSH's government, is one of five nominees...

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Danner Brands De Niro Her 'Second Best Husband'

30th September 2004

GWYNETH PALTROW's mother BLYTHE DANNER has paid ROBERT DE NIRO the ultimate compliment, by dubbing him "the second best husband" she's ever had. The veteran actress, whose real-life husband BRUCE PALTROW died in 2002,...

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Frasier's Final 'Goodnight Seattle'

24th March 2004

The cast and crew of FRASIER marked the end of filming the long-running comedy series last night (23MAR04) by sharing a huge pizza buffet with their studio audience. KELSEY GRAMMER's lovable radio psychiatrist DR...

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Shield Star's Director Card Thrill

17th March 2004

THE SHIELD star MICHAEL CHIKLIS signed up pals CLINT EASTWOOD and DAVID MAMET as two of the signatories for his DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA card. The TV tough guy had to have three DGA...

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Sex And Six Top Tv Nominations

14th January 2004

HBO comedies SEX AND THE CITY and SIX FEET UNDER are leading the nominations in the DIRECTORS GUILD OF AMERICA awards. SARAH JESSICA PARKER's show is up for three categories in the comedy group,...

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