Awards for 1990

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials

NOMINEE

James Gartner
For First City Texas: "Going Back To Work", Pizza Hut: "Right Field" and Barnett Bank: "World Series".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

WINNER

Born on the Fourth of July: Oliver Stone, Clayton Townsend (unit production manager) (plaque), Stephen Lim (first assistant director) (plaque), Joseph P. Reidy (first assistant director) (plaque), David Sardi (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary/Actuality

WINNER

Eighth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition: Here to Make Music: Peter Rosen, Karen McLaughlin (associate director) (plaque), Timothy Wilde (stage manager) (plaque)

NOMINEES


American Masters: Gene Lasko
For episode "W. Eugene Smith: Photography Made Difficult".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials

WINNER

War and Remembrance: Dan Curtis, Ephraim 'Red' Schaffer (unit production manager) (plaque), Branko Lustig (first assistant director) (plaque), Sergio Mimica-Gezzan (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES


Hallmark Hall of Fame: Daniel Petrie
For episode "My Name Is Bill W. (#38.3)".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

WINNER

Murphy Brown: Barnet Kellman, Bob Jeffords (unit production manager) (plaque), Ned E. Davis (first assistant director) (plaque), Barbara Gelman (second assistant director) (plaque), Marge Mullen (technical coordinator) (plaque)
For episode "Brown Like Me".

NOMINEES

Cheers: James Burrows
For episode "Sisterly Love".

Designing Women: Harry Thomason
For episode "They Shoot Fat Women, Don't They?".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night

WINNER

L.A. Law: Eric Laneuville, Phillip M. Goldfarb (unit production manager) (plaque), Robert J. Doherty (first assistant director) (plaque), Ricardo Méndez Matta (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "I'm In The Nude".

NOMINEES

L.A. Law: Gabrielle Beaumont
For episode "Lie Down & Deliver".

L.A. Law: John Pasquin
For episode "To Live And Diet In L.A.".

thirtysomething: Marshall Herskovitz
For episode "Love & Sex".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Sports

WINNER

CBS Sports: 1989 U.S. Open Tennis: Robert A. Fishman, Lance Barrow (associate director) (plaque), Allan Brum (associate director) (plaque), Steven H. Scheer (associate director) (plaque), Suzanne Smith (associate director) (plaque), Colleen A. Kolibas (associate director) (plaque), Charles E. Will (associate director) (plaque), Rob Bruce-Baron (stage manager) (plaque), James Wall (stage manager) (plaque), Ronnie Fisher (stage manager) (plaque)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

WINNER

Tap Dance in America: Don Mischer, Lesley Maynard (associate director) (plaque), Henry Z. Neimark (stage manager) (plaque), Charles R. Vinson (stage manager) (plaque)

NOMINEES

Late Night with David Letterman: Hal Gurnee
For the episode in Chicago.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement Commercials

NOMINEE

Leslie Dektor (director)
For Mercedes Benz: "Interview", General Motors/Saturn: "Launch" and Bell Atlantic: "Sundays"

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Shows - Daytime

WINNERS


ABC Afterschool Specials: Lynn Hamrick, Michael D. Pariser (unit production manager/first assistant director) (plaque), Steven Pomeroy (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Testing Dirty (#19.2)".

Jacob Have I Loved: Victoria Hochberg, Richard Feury (unit production manager/first assistant director) (plaque), Chitra F. Mojtabai (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES

ABC Afterschool Specials: Joanna Lee
For episode "My Dad Can't Be Crazy... Can He? (#18.1)".

ABC Afterschool Specials: Richard Masur
For episode "Torn Between Two Fathers (#17.7)".

Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

DGA Honorary Life Member Award

WINNERS



Frank Capra Achievement Award

WINNER

Preston Sturges Award

WINNER

Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award

WINNER

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