Awards for 1978

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

WINNER

All in the Family: Paul Bogart, Marlene Laird (associate director) (plaque), Ted Ray (stage manager) (plaque)
For episode "Edith's 50th Birtday".

NOMINEES

M*A*S*H: Alan Alda, Burt Metcalfe
For episode "Comrades in Arms", parts 1 and 2.

Soap: Jay Sandrich
For episode "007 Air 8".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Actuality

WINNER

Day With President Carter, A: Ray Lockhart, Judith Garfield (associate director) (plaque)

NOMINEES


Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night

WINNER

Roots: John Erman, Herb Willis (unit production manager) (plaque), Mack Bing (first assistant director) (plaque), Michael Kusley (second assistant director) (plaque)
For show #2, second hour.

NOMINEES

Family: E.W. Swackhamer
For episode "Acts of Love", parts 1 + 2.

James at 16: Joseph Hardy
For episode "Friends".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

WINNER

Annie Hall: Woody Allen, Robert Greenhut (unit production manager) (plaque), Fred T. Gallo (first assistant director) (plaque), Frederic B. Blankfein (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

WINNER

Neil Diamond: I'm Glad You're Here with Me Tonight: Art Fisher, David Grossman (associate director) (plaque), Bob Graner (stage manager) (plaque)

NOMINEES


Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

WINNER

Georgia O'Keeffe: Perry Miller Adato

NOMINEE

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Specials/Movies for TV/Actuality

WINNER

Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years: Daniel Petrie, Daniel Teets (unit production manager) (plaque), Wolfgang Glattes (first assistant director) (plaque), Jack Frost Sanders (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES

Roots: David Greene
For part I.

DGA Honorary Life Member Award

WINNER

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