Friday, Jun. 12, 2020

In the next major step toward the resumption of film and television production, the Directors Guild of America (DGA), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and the Basic Crafts, and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of...

Thursday, Apr. 2, 2020

The Directors Guild Foundation (DGF) announced the creation of the DGF COVID-19 Emergency Relief Fund to aid members facing financial crisis. With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to impact entertainment industry workers as film, television and commercial productions remain suspended...

Saturday, Mar. 7, 2020

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) National Board, in a special meeting held today (3/7), voted unanimously to approve and recommend for ratification a new three-year collective bargaining agreement.

“The future is what drives us, and that’s what you see in this agreement. As the...

Thursday, Mar. 5, 2020

The Directors Guild of America has concluded a tentative agreement on the terms of a new three-year collective bargaining agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

Negotiations, which began on February 10, concluded March 4 and were led by Negotiations...

Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2019

For the first time, half of all TV episodes were helmed by women or directors of color, the Directors Guild of America revealed in its latest Episodic Television Director Inclusion Report covering the 2018-19 season. That number was up from last year’s prior high of 42.5%, and from 21% just five...

Friday, Sep. 20, 2019

Five promising filmmaker fellows selected for the Commercial Directors Diversity Program (CDDP)--Sofia Garza-Barba, Vanessa Black, Christopher Nataanii Cegielski, Dominique DeLeon and Jane Qian--got the opportunity to showcase their talent last week during an industry screening of their spec...

Wednesday, Apr. 3, 2019

The Commercial Directors Diversity Program (CDDP) has announced five new Fellows for 2019: Sofia Garza-Barba, Vanessa Black, Christopher Cegielski, Dominique DeLeon and Jane Qian. 

Created by the AICP and the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the CDDP reflects the commitment of both...

Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2018

More women are being hired to direct TV episodes but the numbers remain stagnant for directors of color, according to an industry guild study.

Women directed a record 25 percent of episodic television in the 2017-18 season, an increase of 4 percent from the previous season, according to...

Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018

A new study says that the TV industry’s hiring of first-time female directors and directors of color hit record highs for the second year in a row.

According to a Directors Guild of America study out Thursday, women represented 41 percent of first-time TV episode directors in the 2017-18...

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) announced that director Ang Lee, Fox Searchlight chairman Nancy Utley, U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), SAG-AFTRA sr. advisor John McGuire, and costume designer Ann Roth will be honored at the 2018 DGA Honors, to be held at the DGA Theater in New York City...

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