or


[01/10/05 - 12:00 AM]
Dga Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television for the Year 2004

[via press release from DGA]

DGA Announces Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television for the Year 2004 (January 10, 2005)

LOS ANGELES, CA: Directors Guild of America President Michael Apted and Awards Committee Chairperson Howard Storm today announced the DGA's nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television for the year 2004. The winners will be announced at the 57th Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 29, 2005 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

"This year marks the 40th anniversary of the first movie created expressly for television. The work of the five nominated directors exemplifies the power and strength of the art form for the past forty years - where controversial social issues and compelling personal stories are writ large for the small screen," said DGA President Michael Apted. "I congratulate these outstanding directors for their contributions to the continuing excellence of the tradition of movies for television."

And the nominees are (in alphabetical order):

ROBERT ALTMAN

Tanner on Tanner, Parts 1-4

(Sundance Channel)

Mr. Altman's Directorial Team:

Unit Production Manager: Derrick Tseng

First Assistant Director: Allan Nicholls

Second Assistant Director: Linda Perkins

This is Altman's fourth DGA nomination. His previous nominations include: The Player in 1992; Nashville in 1975; and M*A*S*H in 1970. In 2003 he won the DGA Honors Filmmaker award for outstanding contributions to filmmaking, and in 1994 he won the Guild's highest honor, the DGA Lifetime Achievement Award.

STEPHEN HOPKINS

The Life and Death of Peter Sellers

(HBO)

Mr. Hopkins' Directorial Team:

First Assistant Director: Cliff Lanning

This is Hopkins' second nomination. He was also nominated in 2001 for the pilot episode of 24.

LLOYD KRAMER

Mitch Albom's The Five People You Meet in Heaven

(ABC)

Mr. Kramer's Directorial Team:

First Assistant Director: Jim Brebner

This is Kramer's second nomination. He was nominated in 1988 for the documentary No One Dies Alone.

CHRISTOPHER REEVE

The Brooke Ellison Story

(A&E)

Mr. Reeve's Directorial Team:

Unit Production Manager: Boris Malden

First Assistant Director: Stephen Davis

Second Assistant Director: Noreen Cheleden

This was Reeve's only DGA Award nomination.

JOE SARGENT

Something the Lord Made

(HBO)

Mr. Sargent's Directorial Team:

Unit Production Manager: Karyn McCarthy

First Assistant Director: Michele Ziegler

Second Assistant Director: Joseph Incaprera

Second Second Assistant Director: Xanthus Valan

This is Sargent's seventh DGA nomination. He won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television in 1973 for The Marcus Nelson Murders. That year he also won the DGA Television Award for Most Outstanding TV Director 1973. Sargent's previous nominations include: For Love or Country: The Arturo Sandoval Story in 2000; A Lesson Before Dying in 1999; Miss Evers' Boys in 1997; World War II: When Lions Roared in 1994; and Miss Rose White in 1992.





  [january 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· BROOKE ELLISON STORY, THE (A AND E)
· FIVE PEOPLE YOU MEET IN HEAVEN, THE (ABC)
· LIFE AND DEATH OF PETER SELLERS, THE (HBO)
· SOMETHING THE LORD MADE (HBO)
· TANNER ON TANNER (SUNDANCE)





[09/27/22 - 10:01 AM]
Disney Branded Television Teams with Imagine Kids+Family for Disney Original Movie "The Slumber Party"
"The Slumber Party" depicts the hilarious aftermath of a sleepover birthday party hypnotism gone wrong as best friends Megan and Paige, along with soon-to-be step-sister Veronica, wake up with absolutely no memory of the night before.

[09/27/22 - 10:00 AM]
ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" Kicks Off Premiere Week as No. 1 Late-Night Talk Show Among Adults 18-49
Monday's telecast of "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" was the week's No. 1 late-night telecast among Adults 18-49 (653,000).

[09/27/22 - 09:46 AM]
VH1's "Black Ink Crew New York" Is Back for Its Landmark 10th Season
As the group enters this new season ready to celebrate their wins and leave their losses behind, they will end up facing a reckoning that they never saw coming and must learn how to adjust to a post-Ceaser world.

[09/27/22 - 09:36 AM]
Apple Original Films Announces New Untitled Documentary Film Featuring the Legendary 'haenyeo' of South Korea
The film is directed by Peabody Award nominee Sue Kim, and is the first project from the Apple TV+ partnership with Malala Yousafzai's production company Extracurricular.

[09/27/22 - 09:32 AM]
ESPN "Sunday Night Baseball" on September 25 - Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees - Draws its Second-Largest Audience of Season
The game across the ESPN and ESPN2 telecasts averaged 2,203,000 viewers prior to the rain delay, peaking with 2,770,000 viewers in the 7:45-8 p.m. ET quarter hour during Aaron Judge's at bat.

[09/27/22 - 09:03 AM]
Showtime Documentary Films Announces New Documentary Series "Spector" from Directing Team of Don Argott and Sheena M. Joyce
The four-part series examines how the destinies of Phil Spector and Lana Clarkson became intertwined with the report of a fatal shooting of a woman at the eccentric French chateau style mansion in Los Angeles owned by the legendary music producer.

[09/27/22 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Official Trailer - "The Letter: Laudato Si Film"
In 2015, Pope Francis wrote Laudato Si' (The Letter); an encyclical letter about the environmental crisis to every single person in the world.

[09/27/22 - 09:00 AM]
"Fantasy Football," Starring Marsai Martin, Omari Hardwick, Kelly Rowland and Rome Flynn, to Premiere Nov. 25, Exclusively on Paramount+
In this hilarious and heartwarming father-daughter sports fantasy, everything changes when Callie A. Coleman (Marsai Martin) discovers she can magically control her father, Bobby's (Omari Hardwick) performance on the football field.

[09/27/22 - 08:59 AM]
"YOLO: Silver Destiny" Arrives Jan. 15 on Adult Swim, Next Day on HBO Max
The follow-up to "YOLO: Crystal Fantasy" sees the return of Australia's favorite party girls, Sarah (Sarah Bishop) and Rachel (Todor Manojlovic), who are still looking for fun times, new experiences, positive vibes, and hot guys in the bizarre town of Wollongong.

[09/27/22 - 08:13 AM]
This October ID Presents New Specials, Series and Seasons of Returning Fan Favorites
Over the course of the next month, ID will be the premiere destination for must-watch true crime.

[09/27/22 - 08:08 AM]
Actor and Comedian Mike Epps Improves His Indianapolis Hometown in Newly Greenlighted HGTV Series "Buying Back the Block" (wt)
The three-episode series is slated to air in summer 2023.

[09/27/22 - 08:02 AM]
"Doc Martin" Hangs Up His Stethoscope: Final Season of Acorn TV's Long-Running Series Launches October 17th
In December, Acorn TV will bid a final farewell to the series with two momentous programming events: the Doc Martin - A Celebration documentary on December 26 and the final series episode - a Christmas special - to premiere December 31.

[09/27/22 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "The Playlist" - Official Trailer - Netflix
In this fictionalized account, a Swedish tech entrepreneur and his partners set out to revolutionize the music industry with a legal streaming platform.

[09/27/22 - 06:01 AM]
"Vengeance: Killer Coworkers" Returns with Seventh Installment of HLN Original Series Vengeance on October 9
The show profiles victims who met their killers or alleged killers at work and is the second installment in the series to focus on murder among colleagues.

[09/26/22 - 10:31 PM]
Prime Video Presents ONE on Prime Video 2: Xiong vs. Lee III This Friday
ONE on Prime Video 2 will be available exclusively to Prime members in the U.S. and Canada, broadcast live from the Singapore Indoor Stadium.