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The Directors Guild of America caused a stir yesterday when Tom Hooper was among the five nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film, while Quentin Tarantino and David O. Russell missed the cut. Read More: Hooper and Lee In, Russell and Tarantino Out With Directors Guild Award Nominations Today DGA president Taylor Hackford announced the nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television and Commercials for the year 2012, ones that seem less likely to offend anyone with their inclusion of Rian Johnson for "Breaking Bad," Lena Dunham for "Girls" and Bryan Cranston for "Modern Family." “Television is in the midst of one of the most creative and fruitful periods in its history, and television directors are a critical element of that success,” said Hackford. The winners will be announced at the 65th Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, February 2, 2013 in Los Angeles, with...

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