Directors Guild Awards 2016 Winners

by | February 6, 2016 | Comments

The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2015 were announced tonight during the 68th Annual DGA Awards dinner at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. Read through for the full list of winners.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film

Alejandro G, Iñárritu

The Revenant

Tom McCarthy


Adam McKay

The Big Short

George Miller

Mad Max: Fury Road

Ridley Scott

The Martian

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Documentary Film

Jimmy Chin & Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi


Matthew Heineman

Cartel Land

Asif Kapadia


Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film

Fernando Coimbra

A Wolf at the Door

Joel Edgerton

The Gift

Alex Garland

Ex Machina

Laszlo Nemes

Son of Saul

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Dramatic Series

Michael Engler, “Episode 8”

Downton Abbey: Season 5

Lesli Linka Glatter, “The Tradition of Hospitality”

Homeland: Season 5

David Nutter, “Mother’s Mercy”

Game of Thrones: Season 5

Steven Soderbergh, “Williams and Walker”

The Knick: Season 2

Matthew Weiner, “Person to Person”

Mad Men: Season 7

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Comedy Series

Chris Addison, “Election Night”

Veep: Season 4

Louis C.K., “Sleepover”

Louie: Season 5

Mike Judge, “Binding Arbitration”

Silicon Valley: Season 2

Gail Mancuso, “White Christmas”

Modern Family: Season 7

Jill Soloway, “Kina Hora”

Transparent: Season 2

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Television Movie or Mini-Series

Angela Bassett


Laurie Collyer

Kenny Leon, Matthew Diamond

The Wiz Live!

Dee Rees


Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs

  • BRADY CONNELL, The Great Christmas Light Fight, “Episode 304”
  • KEN FUCHS, Shark Tank, “702”
  • STEVE HRYNIEWICZ, Cutthroat Kitchen, “Superstar Sabotage Finale: It’s Raining Ramen”
  • BERTRAM VAN MUNSTER, The Amazing Race, “Bring the Fun, Baby!”
  • ADAM VETRI, Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge, “God of War”

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children’s Programs

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Regular

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Specials

Tag Cloud

The Arrangement San Diego Comic-Con cars Tarantino critics nature Television Academy foreign deadpool anime Britbox TV Land ghosts franchise 2021 Watching Series Hollywood Foreign Press Association Toys BBC The Purge animated Mystery all-time CBS E! Super Bowl worst movies History Columbia Pictures Endgame versus stop motion Showtime USA Network Turner documentaries Discovery Channel scary movies Wes Anderson Best and Worst Amazon Prime Video 20th Century Fox Food Network archives Elton John ViacomCBS adaptation zero dark thirty Fox Searchlight 45 toy story spanish language Epix ESPN Comedy unscripted live action comic book movie TBS Tumblr GIFs crime drama cartoon comic books Mary Tyler Moore slasher A&E Academy Awards feel good Funimation chucky leaderboard APB miniseries hidden camera Emmy Nominations YouTube 90s richard e. Grant TV movies best Biopics Lifetime classics Alien sopranos Brie Larson rt labs screenings ratings Best Picture Lionsgate Red Carpet breaking bad Chernobyl james bond MCU cats mcc gangster MGM movie CMT spider-verse Marvel Television joker ABC Signature VICE Star Wars nfl Superheroe Amazon Studios TCA facebook supernatural zombie psycho black comedy Box Office Bravo HBO boxoffice remakes rotten Disney Syfy Apple TV Plus Set visit Summer Pixar name the review TIFF vs. Infographic Crackle First Look science fiction Hear Us Out worst Prime Video ABC Rock Grammys Hallmark japan Peacock italian Marvel Studios halloween Universal jamie lee curtis Sci-Fi Interview thriller justice league TCA Winter 2020 golden globes Martial Arts President USA CBS All Access 21st Century Fox Nat Geo parents SDCC 2015 Adult Swim binge Trailer Apple TV+ festivals boxing Oscars video obituary Ghostbusters based on movie IFC Fantasy YA films french Certified Fresh Kids & Family MSNBC king arthur canceled lord of the rings HBO Go psychological thriller book Rocky venice Dark Horse Comics Black Mirror blockbuster Amazon ID Comedy Central NYCC Sony Pictures olympics Fall TV technology rom-coms satire Horror sitcom Sundance doctor who kaiju tv talk talk show Christmas cancelled TV shows directors stoner DC streaming service documentary E3 slashers scorecard The Academy green book SundanceTV Star Trek nbcuniversal king kong El Rey GoT Pirates Nickelodeon anthology teaser Lifetime Christmas movies mission: impossible reboot trophy Freeform rt labs critics edition historical drama game of thrones Music 007 spider-man critic resources Countdown prank Year in Review movies YouTube Red Sneak Peek BET Winners know your critic DC Universe AMC AMC Plus Film The CW medical drama Rocketman harry potter biopic kong mockumentary ITV NBA comedies children's TV composers trailers blockbusters streaming singing competition Comics on TV women pirates of the caribbean OWN Tomatazos target cinemax marvel cinematic universe comics casting Amazon Prime BET Awards HBO Max spy thriller Winter TV kids YouTube Premium game show sequel disaster Cartoon Network adenture space dragons discovery action-comedy Lucasfilm Podcast The Witch cops romance IMDb TV HFPA wonder woman dceu Tokyo Olympics indie summer TV preview what to watch Opinion Disney Plus Animation Captain marvel natural history popular cults Premiere Dates Fargo Thanksgiving war Best Actress Photos Western Teen TruTV criterion Binge Guide marvel comics dc obi wan award winner CNN Heroines sports scary PaleyFest Sundance Now South by Southwest Film Festival Pop 72 Emmy Awards WarnerMedia OneApp Legendary dogs telelvision a nightmare on elm street Instagram Live book adaptation theme song razzies police drama X-Men Shondaland Crunchyroll spinoff Logo halloween tv Sundance TV rt archives mob A24 series political drama social media screen actors guild Country summer TV politics 2016 monster movies twilight Walt Disney Pictures Hallmark Christmas movies werewolf laika Ovation independent TV Video Games See It Skip It black Comic Book 99% ABC Family Musical news revenge renewed TV shows hispanic heritage month RT21 asian-american Comic-Con@Home 2021 DirecTV dramedy DC Comics Polls and Games Anna Paquin Calendar festival PlayStation dark Neflix Reality Competition Paramount Plus Trivia aapi football Disney streaming service cancelled television Paramount TCA Awards Best Actor hollywood romantic comedy Cannes Superheroes biography die hard CW Seed 2018 Pacific Islander 24 frames Esquire 2019 TV renewals TCM Mary Poppins Returns docudrama BBC One 1990s Broadway Ellie Kemper VH1 BAFTA high school Image Comics FOX south america australia Spectrum Originals streaming movies TLC 4/20 true crime Travel Channel concert sag awards LGBT fresh FXX adventure new york Women's History Month 78th Annual Golden Globe Awards reviews travel toronto Character Guide Reality Nominations cooking japanese Trophy Talk Mudbound Baby Yoda Drama MTV Spring TV batman Tags: Comedy free movies Television Critics Association First Reviews SXSW comic Turner Classic Movies child's play TV One hist mutant debate The Walt Disney Company Black History Month saw universal monsters SXSW 2022 FX on Hulu FX Rom-Com Tubi crime Valentine's Day cancelled TV series Family Holidays Chilling Adventures of Sabrina emmy awards christmas movies crossover fast and furious jurassic park Exclusive Video Musicals stand-up comedy new zealand Song of Ice and Fire Classic Film Paramount Network Shudder television Masterpiece Disney+ Disney Plus live event Pop TV Emmys Quiz DGA Marathons heist movie New York Comic Con canceled TV shows diversity robots aliens Apple Universal Pictures 71st Emmy Awards witnail young adult Stephen King finale blaxploitation TNT royal family godzilla Disney Channel comic book movies Hulu 79th Golden Globes Awards summer preview dexter National Geographic golden globe awards sequels 2020 cancelled new star wars movies Marvel Avengers zombies period drama LGBTQ RT History 73rd Emmy Awards streamig Schedule strong female leads superman Best Director scene in color crime thriller Action comiccon Film Festival Pride Month serial killer Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt indiana jones hispanic BBC America Mindy Kaling TCA 2017 Cosplay elevated horror Holiday WGN Fox News spain posters Vudu Arrowverse Starz rotten movies we love quibi dreamworks Acorn TV IFC Films video on demand GLAAD Pet Sematary suspense Netflix Christmas movies docuseries Election Writers Guild of America vampires The Walking Dead genre Spike Netflix PBS art house Awards Tour American Society of Cinematographers Mary poppins Awards latino transformers legend Warner Bros. 94th Oscars Creative Arts Emmys basketball superhero Oscar 2017 spanish VOD NBC international 93rd Oscars Extras