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2013 Directors Guild Awards Winners Announced

3 February 2013 4:23 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2012 were announced tonight during the 65th Annual DGA Awards Dinner at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles. Ben Affleck won the DGA's Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for Argo.

Other winners of the night include Rian Johnson for the Breaking Bad episode "Fifty-One", and Jay Roach for the TV movie Game Change.

Director/producer/actor Kelsey Grammer hosted the ceremony before an audience of more than 1,600 guests. Here is the full list of winners:

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film

Ben Affleck, Argo (Warner Bros. Pictures)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials

Alejandro Gonz&#225lez I&#241&#225rritu, (Anonymous Content)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series

Rian Johnson, Breaking Bad, "Fifty-One" (AMC)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs

Brian Smith, Masterchef, "Episode #305" (Fox)

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies For Television and Mini-Series

Jay Roach, »

- MovieWeb

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Ben Affleck wins Directors Guild Award for 'Argo'

3 February 2013 8:59 AM, PST | Pop2it | See recent Pop2it news »

The Directors Guild Awards has been an extremely reliable predictor of the Oscar winner for best director over the years. It won't be this year, though.

Ben Affleck, who isn't nominated for a directing Oscar for "Argo," won the DGA Award for feature films Saturday night (Feb. 2). He beat out fellow nominees Kathryn Bigelow ("Zero Dark Thirty"), Tom Hooper ("Les Miserables"), Ang Lee ("Life of Pi") and Steven Spielberg ("Lincoln").

Affleck's Oscar snub is looking ever more curious as he's now won the DGA Award, a Golden Globe and a Critics' Choice Award for his direction of "Argo."

Related: Oscar snubs and surprises

All the DGA Award winners:

Feature film: Ben Affleck, "Argo"

Documentary: Malik Bendjelloul, "Searching for Sugar Man"

TV movie/miniseries: Jay Roach, "Game Change"

Drama series: Rian Johnson, "Breaking Bad" - "Fifty-One"

Comedy series: Lena Dunham, "Girls" - "Pilot"

Musical variety: Glenn Weiss, "66th Annual Tony Awards"

Reality programs: Brian Smith, »

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