Awards for 1998

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

WINNER

Seinfeld: Andy Ackerman, Randy Carter (unit production manager/first assistant director) (plaque), Cherie Hankal (second assistant director) (plaque), John Witmer (technical coordinator) (plaque)
For episode "The Betrayal".

NOMINEES

Dharma & Greg: James Burrows
For the pilot episode.

Frasier: Pamela Fryman
For episode "Halloween - Part I".

Mad About You: Gordon Hunt
For episode "The Birth".

Ellen: Gil Junger
For the Puppy episode.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials

WINNER

Bruce Dowad
For Isuzu: "Giant", Mercedes Benz: "Don't Fence Me In" and Coca-Cola: "World Dance".

NOMINEES

Robert Allan Black
For Baked Lays Chips: "Antonio", Rite-Aid: "Firefighter" and Southwest Bell: "Rancher".

Thom Higgins
For Weyerhauser: "Love Note", Oreo: "Basketball" and Ford: "Generations".

Erich Joiner
For S & W: "Bonus", "Yacht" and "Grandma".

David Wild
For WA Lottery: "Born to be Wild", Zima: "Sticky Shoes" and Saturn: "Doc Payne".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night

WINNER

Homicide: Life on the Street: Barbara Kopple, James Finnerty (unit production manager) (plaque), Frank Ferro (first assistant manager) (plaque), Ivan J. Fonseca (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "The Documentary".

NOMINEES

The X-Files: Chris Carter
For episode "The Post-Modern Prometheus".

ER: Christopher Chulack
For episode "Fathers and Sons".

Ally McBeal: James Frawley
For the pilot episode.

Brooklyn South: Mark Tinker
For the pilot episode.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

WINNER

Titanic: James Cameron, Grant Hill (unit production manager) (plaque), Anna Roth (unit production manager) (plaque), Sharon Mann (unit production manager) (plaque), Jon Landau (unit production manager) (plaque), Josh McLaglen (first assistant director) (plaque), Batan Silva (second assistant director) (plaque), Kathleen 'Bo' Bobak (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials

WINNER

General Hospital: Scott McKinsey, Ron Cates (associate director) (plaque), Christine R. Magarian (associate director) (plaque), Dick Amos (stage manager) (plaque), Kathy Ladd (stage manager) (plaque), Craig McManus (stage manager) (plaque), Doug Hayden (stage manager) (plaque), Brooke Eaton (production associate) (plaque), Jeff Rabin (production associate) (plaque), Christopher Mullen (production associate) (plaque)
For episode #8883.

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs

WINNER

Sports Theater with Shaquille O'Neal: Brian Robbins, Brad Uecker (unit production manager) (plaque), W. Alexander Ellis (first assistant director) (plaque), Cynthia Riddle (second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "First Time".

NOMINEES

The Secret World of Alex Mack: Shawn Levy
For episode "Lies and Secrets".


Goosebumps: Ron Oliver
For episode "The Perfect School".

Kenan & Kel: Howard Storm
For episode "Haven't Got Time for the Paint".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

WINNER

The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts: Louis J. Horvitz, Jim Tanker (associate director) (plaque), Garry Hood (stage manager) (plaque), Dency Nelson (stage manager) (plaque), Doug Smith (stage manager) (plaque), Arthur Lewis (stage manager) (plaque), Edward Ray (stage manager) (plaque)

NOMINEES



Tracey Takes On...: Don Scardino
For episode "Tracy Takes On Vegas".

Tracey Takes On...: Thomas Schlamme
For episode "Tracy Takes On 1976".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

WINNER

NOMINEES

Liberty! The American Revolution: Muffie Meyer, Ellen Hovde
For episode "Blows Must Decide".



Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Specials

WINNER

Don King: Only in America: John Herzfeld, Charles Skouras III (unit production manager) (plaque), James M. Freitag (first assistant director) (plaque), Martin Jedlicka (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

Sports

WINNER

News

WINNER

Robert E. Vitarelli

Frank Capra Achievement Award

WINNER

Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award

WINNER

Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award

WINNER

President's Award

WINNER

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