Awards for 1987

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

WINNER

Platoon: Oliver Stone, H. Gordon Boos (first assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary/Actuality

WINNER

American Masters: Perry Miller Adato, Bruce Nalepinski (first assistant director) (plaque), Peter Pastorelli (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Eugene O'Neill: A Glory of Ghosts".

NOMINEE

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials

WINNER

NOMINEES

L.A. Law: Gregory Hoblit
For episode "Pilot (#1.0)".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

WINNER

The Golden Girls: Terry Hughes, Gary Shimokawa (associate director) (plaque), Lex Passaris (associate director) (plaque), Tom Carpenter (stage manager) (plaque), Jane Greene (stage manager) (plaque), Robert Spina (production associate) (plaque), Ellen Deutsch (production associate) (plaque)
For episode "Isn't It Romantic?".

NOMINEES

Moonlighting: Paul Lynch
For episode "Symphony in Knocked Flat".

Cheers: James Burrows
For episode "Tan 'N' Wash".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night

WINNER

Moonlighting: Will Mackenzie, Richard Learman (unit production manager) (plaque), Skip Beaudine (first assistant director) (plaque), Leigh Webb (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Atomic Shakespeare".

NOMINEES

L.A. Law: Donald Petrie
For episode "The Venus Butterfly".

St. Elsewhere: Mark Tinker
For episode "Afterlife".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Sports

WINNER

1986 World Series: Harry Coyle, Joe Michaels (associate director) (plaque), Robert Van Ry (stage manager) (plaque)
For episode "New York Mets vs. Boston Red Sox".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals

WINNER

Joe Pytka
For Henry Weinhard: "Chuck Wagon", John Hancock: "Brothers" and Pepsi Cola: "Floats".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

WINNER

Liberty Weekend: Walter C. Miller, Gregory Sills (unit production manager) (plaque), Ellen Brown (associate director) (plaque), David Wader (stage manager) (plaque), Debbie Pasetta (production associate) (plaque)

NOMINEE

Outstanding Directorial Achievement Commercials

NOMINEE

Leslie Dektor (director) (Dektor Film Group (production company))
For Drug Free America: "Girl & Dealer", United Airlines: "Pep Talk" and Drug Free America: "Tricks Of The Trade"

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Shows - Daytime

WINNER

ABC Afterschool Specials: Catlin Adams, Lewis Gould (first assistant director) (plaque), Tony Adler (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Wanted: The Perfect Guy (#15.2)".

NOMINEES

CBS Schoolbreak Special: Donald Petrie
For episode "Have You Tried Talking to Patty?".

CBS Schoolbreak Special: Leslie Hill
For episode "God, the Universe & Hot Fudge Sundaes".

Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

Frank Capra Achievement Award

WINNER

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