Awards for 1996

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

WINNER

Mad About You: Gordon Hunt, Bruce Chevillat (unit production manager) (plaque), Hilary Leach (first assistant director) (plaque), Brian Fong (second assistant director) (plaque), Dana De Vally Piazza (technical coordinator) (plaque)
For episode "The Alan Brady Show".

NOMINEES

Seinfeld: Andy Ackerman
For episode "The Gum".

Friends: James Burrows
For episode "The One with the Birth".

The Larry Sanders Show: Todd Holland
For episode "Arthur After Hours".

Frasier: David Lee
For episode "Daphne's Room".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night

WINNER

ER: Christopher Chulack, Mike Salamunovich (unit production manager) (plaque), Babu Subramaniam 'T.R.' (first assistant director) (plaque), Michael Pendell (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Hell and High Water".

NOMINEES

ER: Félix Enríquez Alcalá
For episode "Do One, Reach One, Kill One".

ER: Mimi Leder
For episode "Love's Labour Lost".

Murder One: Charles Haid
For the pilot episode.

The X-Files: Chris Carter
For episode "The List".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

WINNER

Apollo 13: Ron Howard, Carl Clifford (unit production manager) (plaque), Aldric La'auli Porter (first assistant director) (plaque), Jane Paul (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals

NOMINEE

Joe Pytka
For Pepsi: "Diner", "Set Piece" and "Stranded".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Serials - Daytime

WINNER

General Hospital: William Ludel, Alan Pultz, Carol Scott (associate director) (plaque), Ron Cates (associate director) (plaque), Christine R. Magarian (associate director) (plaque), Richard Amos (stage manager) (plaque), Craig McManus (stage manager) (plaque), Doug Hayden (stage manager) (plaque), Kathleen Rene Ladd (stage manager) (plaque), Brooke Caton (production associate) (plaque), Chris Muller (production associate) (plaque), Lisa Kaseff (production associate) (plaque)
For episode #8248.

NOMINEES

Guiding Light: Bruce S. Barry
For episode #12063.

General Hospital: Joseph Behar
For episode #8183.


Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

WINNER

Some Enchanted Evening: Celebrating Oscar Hammerstein II: Matthew Diamond, Judi Elterman (associate director) (plaque), Josh Berger (stage manager) (plaque), Dean A. Gordon (stage manager) (plaque), Rose Riggins (stage manager) (plaque)

NOMINEES

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno: Ellen Brown
For episode from Las Vegas.

Late Show with David Letterman: Hal Gurnee
For episode from London.


Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

WINNER

NOMINEES



Indianapolis: Ship of Doom: Bill Van Daalen

American Masters: Helen Whitney
For episode "Richard Avedon: Darkness and Light".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials

WINNER

Indictment: The McMartin Trial: Mick Jackson, Diana Pokorny (unit production manager) (plaque), Aaron Barsky (first assistant director) (plaque), Barbara M. Ravis (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

Sports

WINNER

Tony Verna

News

WINNER

DGA Honorary Life Member Award

WINNER

Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award

WINNER

Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award

WINNER

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