The Directors Guild of America unveiled its TV, commercials and documentary nominees on March 8 and its film nominees on March 9. The complete lists of nominees are at the links.
No genre production directors made the finalists in the film category. They did better on the TV side.
Jon Favreau is a finalist in the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series category for
The Mandalorian, “Chapter 9: The Marshal”.
Matt Shakman, WandaVision director, is up for the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Limited Series award.
Dean Israelite is nominated for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children’s Programs category for Nickelodeon’s series The Astronauts episode “Countdown”
This year’s winners will be announced during an April 10 virtual event.