2022 DGA Awards

The Directors Guild of America announced the winners of the awards for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Commercials and Documentary for 2021 on March 12.

There was one genre winner – director Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad took the award for Movies for Television and Limited Series.

MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND LIMITED SERIES

BARRY JENKINS
The Underground Railroad
(Amazon)

Mr. Jenkins’s Directorial Team:
Unit Production Manager: Richleigh Heagh First Assistant Director: Liz Tan
Second Assistant Director: Elaine Wood
Second Second Assistant Director: Wayne Witherspoon
Additional Second Assistant Directors: Jesse Carmona, AJ Bruno

COMEDY SERIES

LUCIA ANIELLO
Hacks, “There Is No Line”
(HBO Max)

COMMERCIALS

BRADFORD YOUNG
(Serial Pictures x Somesuch)
Super. Human., Channel 4 Paralympics – 4Creative First Assistant Director: Jez Oakley

FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR

Maggie Gyllenhaal
The Lost Daughter
(Netflix)

VARIETY/TALK/NEWS/SPORTS – REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAMMING

DON ROY KING
Saturday Night Live, ” Keegan-Michael Key; Olivia Rodrigo”
(NBC)

VARIETY/TALK/NEWS/SPORTS – SPECIALS

PAUL DUGDALE
Adele: One Night Only
(CBS)

DOCUMENTARY

STANLEY NELSON
Attica
(Showtime)

REALITY PROGRAMS

ADAM VETRI
Getaway Driver, “Electric Shock”
(Discovery Channel)

Mr. Vetri’s Directorial Team:
First Assistant Director: John Esposito Second Assistant Director: Eric Pai

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

SMRITI MUNDHRA
Through Our Eyes, “Shelter”
(HBO Max)

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