Precursor: 71st Directors Guild Awards (2018)

And nothing changes. They had an opportunity to award legendary filmmaker Spike Lee and they didn’t take it. Roma continues its strong Oscar season push and carries the award it needed more than any other. After all, the DGA prize is oftentimes more accurate than any other org in predicting both Best Directing and Best Picture.

The Awards

Best Director

Roma – Alfonso Cuaron (Wesley, Peter, Thomas, RU:Tripp)

Best First Feature

Bo Burnham – Eighth Grade (RU:Wesley, RU:Tripp)

Best Documentary Director

Three Identical Strangers (RU:Wesley, RU:Peter)

Directors Guild of America Data

Year Founded: 1936
First Awards: 1948 (71)

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  1. This is beyond disheartening.

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