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2017 Oscars: For Your Consideration Awards Pages for Films of 2016

Want to know who’s been submitted in what category? Who’s been mysteriously left off? Here is a list of all major 2016 films in the Oscar race this year and their FYC/awards pages. Keep checking back for additions and updates throughout the season! 13TH 20TH CENTURY WOMEN A MONSTER CALLS ALLIED AMANDA KNOX AMERICAN HONEY AMERICAN PASTORAL THE ANGRY BIRDS ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Sets Its 2017 Awards Timeline

The full timeline for next year’s Directors Guild of America nominations, voting and awards has been set with Television, Documentary and Commercial nominees being announced January 11, 2017 and Feature Film and First Time Feature Film nominations announced the next day, January 12. The voting period begins immediately after the nominations announcement and the awards dinner will be held February ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) WINNERS – Iñárritu Makes History

  Alejandro G. Iñárritu made history tonight by becoming the only director in the Directors Guild’s 68 years to win back to back awards. He won last year for Birdman and won again tonight for The Revenant. We now have a completely topsy-turvy Oscar race with a different film each winning the top three guilds. The Big Short won PGA, ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Preview and Prediction

  After the wins for The Big Short at the PGA and Spotlight at SAG, all eyes are focused on the Directors Guild of America with laser intensity. The winner here could tip the balance in favor of one of those films and finally give us a solid Best Picture frontrunner (a mere three weeks before the Oscars), or keep ...

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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Winner

  Now that the Oscar nominations are out and the guilds (as well as groups like the Golden Globes and BFCA have announced) are underway, the race is starting to take shape. Or, in the case of this season, taking a left turn and changing the race entirely. This weekend, The Big Short bested BFCA winner Spotlight, Golden Globe winner ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Nominees

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) nominees are: Adam McKay, The Big Short George Miller, Mad Max: Fury Road Ridley Scott, The Martian Alejandro G. Iñárritu, The Revenant Tom McCarthy, Spotlight This is Iñárritu’s third DGA nomination. He won for Birdman last year and was nominated for 2005’s Babel. He also won for a 2012 Procter and Gamble commercial. Scott has also been ...

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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Nominee

  Anne Thompson often says (and I’m paraphrasing) that it takes support from all branches to really make a Best Picture nominee and I agree. While actors make up the majority of the voters in the Academy (1,138, to be exact), when a film has the support of the film editors, the cinematographers and the sound people to build those numbers ...

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2015-2016 Awards Tally: Who’s Won What?

  Here’s who’s won the critics and industry awards so far this season, leading up to the big one – The Oscars. After dominating the critics awards, Mad Max: Fury Road and Spotlight took a back seat to The Big Short, which won the Producers Guild of America award, the most surefire precursor to the Best Picture Oscar. But then, ...

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Directors Guild of America (DGA) Winners – Iñárritu Beats Linklater

Well, it happened; Alejandro G. Iñárritu has won the Directors Guild of America award for Best Director of 2014 for Birdman, besting perceived frontrunner Richard Linklater for Boyhood. THE WINNERS: Feature Film Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Birdman This is Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s third DGA Award nomination. He was previously nominated in this category for Babel in 2006. He won the DGA ...

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