Awards for 1991

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials

NOMINEE

James Gartner
For AT&T: "Why Not", Pizza Hut: "The Big Moment" and "Driveway".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

WINNER

Dances with Wolves: Kevin Costner, Derek Kavanagh (unit production manager) (plaque), Doug Metzger (first assistant director) (plaque), Stephen P. Dunn (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary/Actuality

WINNER

Amazing Graze: Elena Mannes

NOMINEE

American Masters: Susan Steinberg
For episode "Edward R. Murrow: This Reporter", part 1.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials

WINNER

Murder in Mississippi: Roger Young, Richard H. Prince (unit production manager) (plaque), Craig Huston (first assistant director) (plaque), Frank Davis (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES


Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

WINNER

Cheers: James Burrows, Linda McMurray (unit production manager) (plaque), Brian James Ellis (first assistant director) (plaque), Steven Pomeroy (second assistant director) (plaque), Rick Beren (technical coordinator) (plaque)
For episode "Woody Interruptus".

NOMINEES

Murphy Brown: Barnet Kellman
For episode "Bob & Murphy & Ted & Avery".

The Wonder Years: Peter Baldwin
For episode "The Ties That Bind Thanksgiving".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night

WINNER

Quantum Leap: Michael Zinberg, Ronald R. Grow (unit production manager) (plaque), Ryan Gordon (first assistant director) (plaque), Robert Brooks Mendel (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Vietnam".

NOMINEES

thirtysomething: Scott Winant
For episode "The Go-Between".

Twin Peaks: Lesli Linka Glatter
For episode "Episode 32006".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Sports

WINNER

CBS Sports: American League Championship Series: Game 4: Robert A. Fishman, Steven H. Scheer (associate director) (plaque)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals

NOMINEE

Joe Pytka
For Diet Pepsi: "Opera", Federal Express: "New Technology" and Nike: "Bo & Bo".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

WINNER

The 62nd Annual Academy Awards: Jeff Margolis, Terri McCoy (associate director) (plaque), Allan Kartun (associate director) (plaque), Marilyn Seabury (associate director) (plaque), Liz Plonka (associate director) (plaque), David Wader (stage manager) (plaque), Dency Nelson (stage manager) (plaque)

NOMINEES

Late Night with David Letterman: Hal Gurnee
For the 8th anniversary show.

In Living Color: Paul Miller
For the pilot episode.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement Commercials

NOMINEE

Leslie Dektor (director)
Bell Atlantic: "Joanne", General Motors/Saturn: "Petersburg" and T.C.I.: "Taxi Driver"

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Shows - Daytime

NOMINEES

CBS Schoolbreak Special: Mario Van Peebles
For episode "Malcolm Takes a Shot".

CBS Schoolbreak Special: Joanna Lee
For episode "The Fourth Man".

DGA Honorary Life Member Award

WINNER

Frank Capra Achievement Award

WINNER

Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award

WINNERS

Chester O'Brien

Preston Sturges Award

WINNER

Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award

WINNERS


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