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Awards

Directors Guild of America, USA

2016 Winner
Lifetime Achievement Award
Television Direction
2007 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials

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

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

2004 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials
For Gatorade: "23 vs. 39", IBM: "Prodigy" and Nextel: "Shakespeare".
2002 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials
For NYC Miracle: "The Deli"/"Skating", Disney: "Pillow Talk" and The Ad Council: "Ketchup Soup".
1996 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals
For Pepsi: "Diner", "Set Piece" and "Stranded".
1995 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals
For Nike: "Season's Song", "The Wall" and Pepsi: "Summer of Love".
1994 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals
For Nike: "Barkley of Seville", "Kenya" and Pepsi: "Playground".
1993 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals
For Hallmark: "Old Friend" and Nike: "Hare Jordan".
1992 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals
For Hallmark: "Dance Card" and Nike: "The Bo Show".
1991 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals
For Diet Pepsi: "Opera", Federal Express: "New Technology" and Nike: "Bo & Bo".
1988 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals
For Apple Computers: "I'm Different", John Hancock: "Fortieth Birthday" and Perrier: "Continents".
1987 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals
For Henry Weinhard: "Chuck Wagon", John Hancock: "Brothers" and Pepsi Cola: "Floats".
1986 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals

For Henry Weinhard: "Saloon", Pepsi Cola: "Archaeology" and Special Olympics: "E.T. Special ... More

For Henry Weinhard: "Saloon", Pepsi Cola: "Archaeology" and Special Olympics: "E.T. Special Olympics".

1984 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals
For Budweiser Light: "Boxer", "Paris" and "Rodeo".
1983 Winner
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials
For Budweiser Light: "Baseball"/"Basketball" and Henry Weinhard: "Future/Gallup".
1982 Nominee
DGA Award
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commericals
For Budweiser Light: "Football", Coca Cola: "Thirsty Workers" and Henry Weinhard: "Alaska".

Grammy Awards

1997 Winner
Grammy
Best Music Video, Short Form
The Beatles: Free as a Bird (1995)
Shared with:
John Lennon was not nominated, having died in 1980.

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