“Barbenheimer” forever! Greta Gerwig and Christopher Nolan, the filmmakers behind last summer’s blockbusters “Barbie” and “Oppenheimer,” are among the best feature film director nominees at the 76th annual DGA Awards.
The Directors Guild of America nominated five directors in total, including Martin Scorsese for “Killers of the Flower Moon,” Yorgos Lanthimos for “Poor Things” and Alexander Payne for “The Holdovers.”
“In a year full of so many extraordinary films, DGA members have nominated an incredible group of gifted storytellers,” Directors Guild of America President Lesli Linka Glatter said in a statement. “Their films fused technical prowess with unique artistic visions that captured the depth of the human experience and left an indelible impact on audiences around the world. Congratulations to these superb directors on their well-deserved nominations.”
In the category of first-time filmmakers, the nominees are Cord Jefferson for the literary satire “American Fiction,” Manuela Martelli for the political thriller “Chile ‘76,” Noora Niasari for her semi-autobiographical “Shayda,” A.V. Rockwell for the New York City-set “A Thousand and One” and Celine Song for the romantic drama “Past Lives.”
Nominations on the TV front were previously announced, with HBO’s “Succession” earning a leading four nods. Other top contenders are HBO’s post-apocalyptic video game adaptation “The…
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The article “DGA Unveils Film Award Nominees” by Rebecca Rubin was published on 01/10/2024 by variety.com