Awards for 1986

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

WINNER

The Color Purple: Steven Spielberg, Gerald R. Molen (unit production manager) (plaque), Pat Kehoe (first assistant director) (plaque), Richard A. Wells (first assistant director) (plaque), Victoria E. Rhodes (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary/Actuality

WINNER

NOMINEE

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials

WINNER

An Early Frost: John Erman, Art Seidel (unit production manager) (plaque), Stephen McEveety (first assistant director) (plaque), Mike Schilz (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES


Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

WINNER

The Golden Girls: Jay Sandrich, Harry Waterson (unit production manager) (plaque), Gary Shimokawa (associate director) (plaque), Tom Carpenter (stage manager) (plaque), Doug Tobin (stage manager) (plaque), Laurie Gilbert (production assistant) (plaque)
For the pilot episode.

NOMINEES

Cheers: James Burrows
For episode "Birth, Death, Love and Rice".

Moonlighting: Peter Werner
For episode "The Dream Sequence Always Rings Twice".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night

WINNER

Moonlighting: Will Mackenzie, F.A. Miller (unit production manager) (plaque), Skip Beaudine (first assistant director) (plaque), Leigh Webb (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "My Fair David".

NOMINEES

Cagney & Lacey: Ray Danton
For episode "Who Says It's Fair: Part 2".

Miami Vice: Paul Michael Glaser
For episode "Smuggler's Blues".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Sports

WINNER

Tour de France: Andy J. Kindle, David Michaels, Mark Wolff (associate director) (plaque)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals

WINNER

Ed Bianchi
For Diet Pepsi: "Forward Pass", National Institute of Drug Abuse: "Gauntlet", Bounce: "Jump" and American Express: "Young Lawyers".

NOMINEE

Joe Pytka
For Henry Weinhard: "Saloon", Pepsi Cola: "Archaeology" and Special Olympics: "E.T. Special Olympics".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

WINNER

Motown Returns to the Apollo: Don Mischer, Jan Cornell (associate director) (plaque), Chuck Rallen Vinson (stage manager) (plaque), Henry Z. Neimark (stage manager) (plaque), Al Broderick (stage manager) (plaque), Electa Brown (stage manager) (plaque), Jimmy Baylor (stage manager) (plaque), Ernest Baxter Jr. (stage manager) (plaque)

NOMINEE

Outstanding Directorial Achievement Commercials

NOMINEE

Leslie Dektor (director)
For Levi's 501: "Celebration", Blue Cross: "Gallstones", Home Savings of America: "Harold Arlund" and Secure Horizons: "Harry's Neighborhood"

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Shows - Daytime

WINNER

CBS Schoolbreak Special: Michael Toshiyuki Uno
For episode "The War Between the Classes".

NOMINEES

ABC Afterschool Specials: Claude Kerven
For episode "High School Narc".

CBS Schoolbreak Special: Craig Sandy Tung
For episode "The Day the Senior Class Got Married (#2.4)".

Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

Golden Jubilee Special Award

WINNERS



Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award

WINNER

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