Awards for 1988

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

WINNER

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary/Actuality

WINNER

The Kingdom Divided: Elena Mannes

NOMINEE

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials

WINNER

Hallmark Hall of Fame: Jud Taylor, Murray Schwartz (unit production manager) (plaque), Frederic B. Blankfein (first assistant director) (plaque), John Eyler (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Foxfire (#37.2)".

NOMINEES


Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

WINNER

Family Ties: Will Mackenzie, Tony Csiki (associate director) (plaque), Andrew McCullough (stage manager) (plaque)
For episode "My Name is Alex".

NOMINEES

The Golden Girls: Terry Hughes
For episode "Old Friends".

Cheers: James Burrows
For episode "Home Is the Sailor".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night

WINNER

Thirtysomething: Marshall Herskovitz, Stephen McEveety (unit production manager) (plaque), Peter Gries (first assistant director) (plaque), Dawn Easterling (second assistant director) (plaque)
For the pilot episode.

NOMINEES

St. Elsewhere: Mark Tinker
For episode "Weigh In, Way Out".

Cagney & Lacey: Sharron Miller
For episode "Turn, Turn, Turn", part I.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Sports

WINNER

CBS Sports: Syracuse/Indiana: Robert A. Fishman, Steve Schoer (associate director) (plaque), Eric Mann (associate director) (plaque)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals

NOMINEE

Joe Pytka
For Apple Computers: "I'm Different", John Hancock: "Fortieth Birthday" and Perrier: "Continents".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

WINNER

Julie Andrews: The Sound of Christmas: Dwight Hemion, Debbie Liebling (associate director) (plaque)

NOMINEE

Late Night with David Letterman: Hal Gurnee
For the 5th anniversary show.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement Commercials

NOMINEE

Leslie Dektor (director) (Dektor Film Group (production company))
For Security Pacific Bank: "Football", Schlage Lock: "School" and Levi's 501: "Yo Yo Do-Wop"

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Shows - Daytime

WINNER

ABC Afterschool Specials: Victoria Hochberg, Carol Polakoff (unit production manager) (plaque), Bob Dahlin (first assistant director) (plaque), Jodi Ehrlich (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Just a Regular Kid: An AIDS Story (#16.1)".

NOMINEES

ABC Afterschool Specials: Joanna Lee
For episode "The Kid Who Wouldn't Quit: The Brad Silverman Story".

ABC Weekend Specials: Nell Cox
For episode "Read Between the Lines".

Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

DGA Honorary Life Member Award

WINNER

Michael H. Franklin

Frank Capra Achievement Award

WINNER

Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award

WINNER

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