Awards for 2003

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials

WINNER

Baker Smith
For Canal +: "Black Bands"/"Visigoths", Fox Sports: "Lightning"/"Wind" and Mini BMW Cooper: "Clown".

NOMINEES

Dante Ariola
For Sony Playstation 2: "Signs", Buddy Lee: "Cheese" and Bank of America: "Butcher".

Leslie Dektor
For American Express: "Crazy Love", America's Second Harvest: "Rent or Food" and Verizon: "Lady Liberty".

Craig Gillespie
For Citibank: "Treadmill", Holiday Inn Express: "Snake Bite", Chevy: "Cops", SBC: "Coffee Machine" and EDS: "Suki".

Noam Murro
For Saturn: "Sheet Metal", eBay: "Do It eBay" and E Trade: "Pick"/"Pitch".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

WINNER

Chicago: Rob Marshall, Joyce Kozy King (production manager) (plaque), Myron Hoffert (first assistant director) (plaque), Grant Lucibello (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials

WINNER

Port Charles: Scott McKinsey, Jeff Rabin (associate director) (plaque), Jo Ann Smith (associate director) (plaque), Michele Azenzer (stage manager) (plaque), Jay Zabriskie (stage manager) (plaque), Craig McManus (stage manager) (plaque), Susan Diamant-Neigher (stage manager) (plaque), Lisa Winther-Huston (stage manager) (plaque), Lisa Kaseff (production associate) (plaque), Lisabeth Markman (production associate) (plaque), Marika Kushel (production associate) (plaque)
For episode #1433.

NOMINEES


One Life to Live: Larry Carpenter
For episode #8655.

One Life to Live: Jill Mitwell
For episode #8691.

One Life to Live: Frank Valentini
For episode #8656.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

WINNER

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

WINNER

Curb Your Enthusiasm: Bryan Gordon, Dale Stern (associate director) (plaque), Tim Gibbons (associate director) (plaque), Jonathan Harris (stage manager) (plaque)
For episode "Special Section".

NOMINEES

Curb Your Enthusiasm: Larry Charles
For episode "The Nanny From Hell".

Curb Your Enthusiasm: David Steinberg
For episode "Mary, Joseph & Larry".

Sex and the City: Michael Patrick King
For episode "Plus One Is the Loneliest Number".

Will & Grace: James Burrows
For episode "Marry Me a Little".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night

WINNER

The Sopranos: John Patterson, Scott Hornbacher (unit production manager) (plaque), Michael DeCasper (first assistant director) (plaque), Kristin Bernstein (second assistant director (plaque)), John Silvestri (second second assistant director) (plaque), Mikki Ziska (additional second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "Whitecaps".

NOMINEES

Six Feet Under: Daniel Attias
For episode "Back To the Garden".

The Sopranos: Timothy Van Patten
For episode "Whoever Did This".

The West Wing: Paris Barclay
For episode "Debate Camp".

The West Wing: Alex Graves
For episode "Posse Comitatus".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs

WINNER

NOMINEES

Even Stevens: Gregory Hobson
For episode "Band On The Roof".



Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

WINNER

Great Performances: Dance in America: Matthew Diamond, Rae Kraus (associate director) (plaque), Ken Diego (associate director) (plaque), Henry Z. Neimark (stage manager) (plaque)
For episode "From Broadway: Fosse".

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television

WINNER

Live from Baghdad: Mick Jackson, Charles Skouras III (unit production manager) (plaque), Mary Ellen Woods (first assistant director) (plaque), Kristen Ploucha (second assistant director) (plaque), Sally Sue Beisel (second second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER

DGA Honorary Life Member Award

WINNER

Frank Capra Achievement Award

WINNER

Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award

WINNER

Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award

WINNER

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