Awards for 1984

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

WINNER

Cheers: James Burrows, Penny Adams (unit production manager) (plaque), Thomas Lofaro (first assistant director) (plaque), Brian James Ellis (second assistant director) (plaque), Gil Clasen (technical coordinator) (plaque)
For episode "Showdown - Part II".

NOMINEES

Buffalo Bill: Jim Drake
For episode "Woody Quits".

Taxi: Noam Pitlik
For episode "Louie and the Blind Girl".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night

WINNER

Hill Street Blues: Jeff Bleckner, Sascha Schneider (unit production manager) (plaque), Herb Adelman (first assistant director) (plaque), Conrad Irving (second assistant director) (plaque), Jack Philbrick (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Life in the Minors".

NOMINEES

Hill Street Blues: Christian I. Nyby II
For episode "Here's Adventure, Here's Romance".

Hill Street Blues: Corey Allen
For episode "Goodbye, Mr. Scripps".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

WINNER

Terms of Endearment: James L. Brooks, Austen Jewell (unit production manager) (plaque), Albert M. Shapiro (first assistant director) (plaque), Marty P. Ewing (second assistant director) (plaque), Ira Marvin (unit production supervisor: New York) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary/Actuality

WINNER

Willie Loman Comes To China: Harry Moses

NOMINEE

The Body Human: Charles A. Bangert, Alfred R. Kelman
For episode "The Living Code".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals

NOMINEES

Leslie Dektor (director) (Dektor Film Group (production company))
For Levi's 501: "Blues", John Player: "Own the Night", and Nutrasweet: "Wait"

Joe Pytka
For Budweiser Light: "Boxer", "Paris" and "Rodeo".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Shows - Daytime

WINNER

ABC Afterschool Specials: Sharron Miller, Paul Deason (unit production manager/first assistant director) (plaque), Leslie Waldman (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "The Woman Who Willed a Miracle (#11.5)".

NOMINEE

ABC Afterschool Specials: Mark Cullingham
For episode "It's No Crush, I'm in Love".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

WINNER

NOMINEE

Live from Lincoln Center: Emile Ardolino
For episode "New York City Ballet: A Tribute to George Balanchine".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials

WINNER

Special Bulletin: Edward Zwick, John W. Rogers (unit production manager) (plaque), Anthony Brand (associate director) (plaque), Irwin Marcus (stage manager) (plaque)

NOMINEES


Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award

WINNER

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