Awards for 1995

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials

WINNER

Michael Bay
For California Milk: Aaron Burr; Vending Machine; Baby and Cat / Miller Lite: Big Lawyer Round-Up / Nike: Deion Sanders

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

WINNER

Forrest Gump: Robert Zemeckis, Charles Newirth (unit production manager) (plaque), Bruce Moriarty (first assistant director) (plaque), Cherylanne Martin (second assistant director) (plaque), Dana J. Kuznetzkoff (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary/Actuality

WINNER

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Serials - Daytime

WINNER

The Bold and the Beautiful: Michael Stich, Nancy Eckels (associate director) (plaque), Catherine Sedwick (associate director) (plaque), Laura Yale (stage manager) (plaque), Joseph H. Lumer (stage manager) (plaque), Cynthia J. Popp (production associate) (plaque)
For episode #1884.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials

WINNER

ER: Rod Holcomb, Dennis Murphy (unit production manager) (plaque), Babu Subramaniam 'T.R.' (first assistant director) (plaque), Joyce Mayeda-Jones (second assistant director) (plaque)
For the pilot episode.

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

WINNER

Frasier: David Lee, Bill Carroll (unit production manager) (plaque), Brian James Ellis (first assistant director) (plaque), Katy Garretson (second assistant director) (plaque), Rick Beren (technical coordinator) (plaque)
For episode "The Matchmaker".

NOMINEES

Seinfeld: Andy Ackerman
For episode "The Race".

Frasier: Rick Beren
For episode "The Unkindest Cut Of All".

Seinfeld: Tom Cherones
For episode "The Opposite".

The Larry Sanders Show: Todd Holland
For episode "The Mr. Sharon Stone Show".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night

WINNER

ER: Charles Haid, Mike Salamunovich (unit production manager) (plaque), Babu Subramaniam 'T.R.' (first assistant director) (plaque), Michael Pendell (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Into That Good Night".

NOMINEES

ER: Félix Enríquez Alcalá
For episode "The Gift".

NYPD Blue: Gregory Hoblit
For episode "Simon Says".

ER: Mimi Leder
For episode "Blizzard".

Chicago Hope: Michael Pressman
For the pilot episode.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals

NOMINEE

Joe Pytka
For Nike: "Season's Song", "The Wall" and Pepsi: "Summer of Love".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Shows - Daytime

WINNER

Lifestories: Families in Crisis: Jesús Salvador Treviño, Stephen Wertimer (first assistant director) (plaque), Michael DeCasper (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Power: The Eddie Matos Story (1994)".
For episode "Power: The Eddie Matos Story".

NOMINEES

CBS Schoolbreak Special: David J. Eagle
For episode "The Writing on the Wall".

CBS Schoolbreak Special: Bradley Wigor
For episode "Love in the Dark Ages (#11.3)".

Lifestories: Families in Crisis: Iris Dugow
For episode "Confronting Brandon: The Intervention of an Addict".

Lifestories: Families in Crisis: David Burton Morris
For episode "A Body to Die for: The Aaron Henry Story".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

WINNERS


Barbra: The Concert: Dwight Hemion, Allan Kartun (associate director) (plaque), Garry Hood (stage manager) (plaque), Dency Nelson (stage manager) (plaque), Doug Smith (stage manager) (plaque)

NOMINEES

Natalie Cole's Untraditional Traditional Christmas: Patricia Birch


Late Show with David Letterman: Hal Gurnee
For episode 13 May 1994.

Best Female Student Filmmaker

WINNER

William: Krista Whetstone
East Coast winner

Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

Sports

WINNER

DGA Honorary Life Member Award

WINNER

Sheldon Leonard
For his long-time services to the DGA as a treasurer.

Frank Capra Achievement Award

WINNER

Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award

WINNER

Larry Carl

Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award

WINNER

Max A. Schindler (DGA vice president)

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