Awards for 2007

DGA Award

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials

WINNER

Dante Ariola, Natalie G. Hill (unit production manager: First Taste/Snowball) (plaque), Gregory G. McCollum (first assistant director: First Taste/Snowball) (plaque), John Elmore (second assistant director: First Taste/Snowball) (plaque), Clark Credle (second second assistant director: Snowball) (plaque), Brady Vant Hull (unit production manager: Human) (plaque), Haze J.F. Bergeron III (first assistant director: Human) (plaque), Ryan E. Lippert (second assistant director: Human) (plaque)
For Coca Cola: "First Taste", Traveler's Insurance: "Snowball" and Johnny Walker: "Human".

NOMINEES

Bryan Buckley
For Amex: "Animal" and Burger King: "Manthem" and "More Mayo".

David Gray
For Tribeca Film Festival: "Transvestite" and "Mugger", Full Tilt Pok: "Jesus Throws" and Ebay: "Born".

Tom Kuntz
For Altoids: "Fruit Pants" and Skittles: "Trade", "Beard" and "Leak".

Joe Pytka
For Budweiser: "Clydesdales American Dream", Disney: "Preparation" and WTC Memorial: "Where Were You".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

WINNER

The Departed: Martin Scorsese, Carol Cuddy (unit production manager) (plaque), Joseph P. Reidy (first assistant director) (plaque), Amy Lauritsen (second assistant director) (plaque), John Silvestri (second second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials

WINNER

One Life to Live: Jill Mitwell, Teresa Cicala (associate director) (plaque), Paul Glass (associate director) (plaque), Richard Manfredi (stage manager) (plaque), Alan Needleman (stage manager) (plaque), Nathalie Rodriguez (production associate) (plaque)
For episode #9779.

NOMINEES

All My Children: Casey Childs
For episode #9297.

General Hospital: William Ludel
For episode #11177.

General Hospital: Scott McKinsey
For episode #11178.

Guiding Light: Brian Mertes
For episode #14905.

Guiding Light: Ellen Wheeler
For episode #14832.

One Life to Live: Larry Carpenter
For episode #9686.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

WINNER

NOMINEES




Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series'

WINNER

Ugly Betty: Richard Shepard, Margot Lulick (unit production manager) (plaque), Christopher Surgent (first assistant director) (plaque), Takahide Kawakami (second assistant director) (plaque), Patrick McDonald (second second assistant director) (plaque), Jennifer D. Wilkins (dga trainee) (plaque)
For the pilot episode.

NOMINEES

30 Rock: Adam Bernstein
For the pilot episode.

Boston Legal: Arlene Sanford
For episode "Breast in Show".

Entourage: Julian Farino
For episode "One Day in the Valley".

Grey's Anatomy: Seith Mann
For episode "Name of the Game".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series' - Night

WINNER

24: Jon Cassar, Michael Klick (unit production manager) (plaque), Nicole Burke (first assistant director) (plaque), Mark Rabinowitz (second assistant director) (plaque), Rebecca Levinson (second second assistant director) (plaque), Scott Remick (second second assistant director) (plaque)
For episode "7:00am - 8:00am".

NOMINEES

Grey's Anatomy: Peter Horton
For episode "It's the End of the World (As We Know It)".

The Sopranos: David Nutter
For episode "Join the Club".


The Sopranos: Timothy Van Patten
For episode "Members Only".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs

WINNER

High School Musical: Kenny Ortega, Don Schain (unit production manager) (plaque), Matias Alvarez (first assistant director) (plaque), Tobijah Tyler (second assistant director) (plaque)

NOMINEES

Phil of the Future: Fred Savage
For episode "Not So Great Great Great Grandpa".



Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs

WINNER

Treasure Hunters: Tony Sacco, Craig Spirko (segment director) (plaque), Javier Winnik (associate director) (plaque)
For episode #101.

NOMINEES


Fear Factor: J. Rupert Thompson
For episode "Military Fear Factor".

Pros vs. Joes: Tim Warren
For episode #101.

Texas Ranch House: Bobbie Birleffi
For episode "The Good, the Bad and the Colonel".

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical/Variety

WINNER

Tony Bennett: An American Classic: Rob Marshall, Yudi Bennett (associate director) (plaque), Barbara J. Roche (stage manager) (plaque), Lee Grant (stage manager) (plaque), Murray Siegel (stage manager) (plaque)

NOMINEES

American Idol: Bruce Gowers
For episodes #534/#535 (season 5 finale).



Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television

WINNER

NOMINEES

Sleeper Cell: Charles S. Dutton
For episode "Home (#2.5)".



Lifetime Achievement Award

News

WINNER

DGA Honorary Life Member Award

WINNER

Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award

WINNER

Robert B. Aldrich Achievement Award

WINNER

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