Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020

One, two, three.

One--a number of firsts marked this year’s DGA Awards competition.

Two--a couple of those firsts saw nominees make career imprints on both the feature and commercialmaking fronts.

Three--and one director scored a rare trifecta, giving him career nods in the...

Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020

This year’s field of nominees for the DGA Award recognizing Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials, unveiled earlier this month (SHOOT, 1/6), is marked by career firsts--even for a pair of veteran directors, Sir Ridley Scott and Spike Jonze, who are no stranger to Guild...

Monday, Jan. 6, 2020

MJZ leads the way with two of its directors--Fredrik Bond and Spike Jonze--scoring nominations for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials for 2019. This marks Bond’s ninth career nomination, and Jonze’s fourth.

Jonze won the DGA Award last year for Apple’s “...

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019

This year’s field of DGA Award nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials for 2018 consists of a two-time past winner, a helmer with eight career nominations, another with three noms--two for commercials, the other for a feature--a director with a pair of career spot nods,...

Monday, Jan. 7, 2019

MJZ leads the way with three of its directors--Steve Ayson, Fredrik Bond and Spike Jonze--scoring nominations for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials for 2018. This marks Bond’s eighth career DGA nomination, Jonze’s third and Ayson’s second.

Jonze’s three...

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017

MJZ and Park Pictures each had two directors scoring nominations for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials for 2016. MJZ’s Dante Ariola and Fredrik Bond are up for the honor as are Park Pictures’ Lance Acord and AG Rojas. Rounding out the field is Derek Cianfrance...

Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014

The Directors Guild of America (DGA) has named its nominees for Best Commercial Director of 2013: Fredrik Bond of MJZ/Sonny, John X. Carey who’s now with Tool but was nominated on the strength of work he done while at Paranoid US, Noam Murro of Biscuit Filmworks,...

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