Awards for 1983

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

WINNER

M*A*S*H: Alan Alda, David Hawks (unit production manager/first assistant director) (plaque), Cathy Kinsock (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Where There's a Will, There's a War".

NOMINEES

Cheers: James Burrows
For episode "Sam at Eleven".

Taxi: Noam Pitlik
For episode "Jim's Inheritance".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials

WINNER

Joe Pytka
For Budweiser Light: "Baseball"/"Basketball" and Henry Weinhard: "Future/Gallup".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night

WINNER

Hill Street Blues: David Anspaugh, Cal Naylor (unit production manager) (plaque), Rick Wallace (first assistant director) (plaque), Dale White (second assistant director) (plaque), Jack Philbrick (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Personal Foul".

NOMINEE

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

WINNER

Gandhi: Richard Attenborough, David Tomblin (assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary/Actuality

WINNER

Great Performances: Perry Miller Adato
For episode "Carl Sandburg: Echoes and Silences".

NOMINEES


Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

WINNER

Shirley MacLaine... Illusions: Don Mischer, Jan Cornell (associate director) (plaque), Peter Barth (stage manager) (plaque)

NOMINEES

SCTV Network: Jim Drake
For episode with Bill Murray.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials

WINNER

Inside the Third Reich: Marvin J. Chomsky, John C. Chulay (first assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES


Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

DGA Honorary Life Member Award

WINNERS


Frank Capra Achievement Award

WINNERS


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