Awards for 2016

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials

WINNER

Andreas Nilsson, Craig Owens (first assistant director: Comcast "Emily's Oz") (plaque), Eric Topp (second assistant director: Comcast "Emily's Oz") (plaque), Vincent Landay (unit production manager: General Electric "Time Upon a Once") (plaque)
Comcast "Emily's Oz", General Electric "Time Upon a Once", and Old Spice "Dad Song"

NOMINEES

Juan Cabral
Ikea "Monkeys" and Lurpak "Freestyle"

Miles Jay
ESPN "It Can Wait"

Tom Kuntz
Old Spice "So It Begins", Heineken "The Chase", and Clash of Clans "Revenge"

Steve Rogers
Nike Golf "Ripple" and Nike "Snow Day"

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports - Specials

WINNER

Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special: Don Roy King, Michael Mancini (associate director) (plaque), Michael Poole (associate director) (plaque), Robert Caminiti (associate director) (plaque), Dan Dome (associate director) (plaque), Gena Rositano (stage manager) (plaque), Chris Kelly (stage manager) (plaque), Joey Despenzero (stage manager) (plaque), Lynn Finkel (stage manager) (plaque), Edward 'Eddie' Valk (stage manager) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director

WINNER

Ex Machina: Alex Garland, Sara Desmond (unit production manager) (plaque), Nick Heckstall-Smith (first assistant director) (plaque), Ray Kenny (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports - Regularly Scheduled Programming

WINNER

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Dave Diomedi, Mark Jankeloff (associate director) (plaque), Maureen Smith (associate director) (plaque), Niclana Tolmasoff (stage manager) (plaque), Mike Kilkenny (stage manager) (plaque)
Episode #325: "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Clive Owen/Gabrielle Union/Neon Indian (#3.25)"

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

WINNER

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film

WINNER

The Revenant: Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Drew Locke (unit production manager) (plaque), James W. Skotchdopole (unit production manager) (plaque), Douglas Jones (unit production manager) (plaque), Scott Robertson (first assistant director) (plaque), Megan M. Shank (second assistant director) (plaque), Matt Haggerty (second assistant director) (plaque), Jeremy Marks (second assistant director) (plaque), Gabriela Vázquez (unit production manager: Argentina, California, Montana) (plaque), Adam Somner (first assistant director: Argentina, California, Montana) (plaque), Trevor Tavares (second assistant director: Argentina, California, Montana) (plaque), Jasmine Marie Alhambra (second assistant director: Argentina, California, Montana) (plaque), Brett Robinson (second second assistant director) (plaque), Kasia Trojak (second second assistant director: Argentina, California, Montana) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series

WINNER

Veep: Chris Addison, Bill Hill (unit production manager) (plaque), Dale Stern (first assistant director) (plaque), Michelle Gritzer (second assistant director) (plaque), Miles A. Perman (second second assistant director) (plaque)
Episode: "Veep: Election Night (#4.10)"

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs

WINNER

Descendants: Kenny Ortega, Rachel Leiterman (first assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series

WINNER

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs

WINNER

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series

WINNER

Bessie: Dee Rees, Ron Schmidt (unit production manager) (plaque), Michael J. Moore (first assistant director) (plaque), Basti Van Der Woude (second assistant director) (plaque), Joann Connolly (second second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Frank Capra Achievement Award

WINNER

Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award

WINNER

Lifetime Achievement Award in Television Direction

WINNER

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