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‘Birdman’ director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu takes top prize at DGA Awards 2015

Birdman director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu won the Director’s Guild of America top feature film award Saturday night in Los Angeles.

This is the third major award for the film leading up to the Oscars this year. The film won the Producer’s Guild of America award and the SAG awards for best cast two weeks ago.

Wins also went to Homeland, Transparent, Olive Kitteridge, The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, The 68th Annual Tony Awards, The Chair and Citizenfour.

Jane Lynch hosted the 67th annual DGA ceremonies.

'Birdman' director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu takes top prize at DGA Awards 2015

DGA Awards 2015 Winners List

FEATURE FILM

WES ANDERSON
The Grand Budapest Hotel

CLINT EASTWOOD
American Sniper

ALEJANDRO G. IÑÁRRITU
Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) — WINNER

RICHARD LINKLATER
Boyhood

MORTEN TYLDUM
The Imitation Game

DRAMATIC SERIES

DAN ATTIAS
Homeland, “13 Hours in Islamabad”

JODIE FOSTER
House of Cards, “Chapter 22?

CARY JOJI FUKUNAGA
True Detective, “Who Goes There”

LESLI LINKA GLATTER
Homeland, “From A to B and Back Again” — WINNER

ALEX GRAVES
Game of Thrones, “The Children”

COMEDY SERIES

LOUIS C.K.
Louie, “Elevator: Part 6?

JODIE FOSTER
Orange is the New Black, “Thirsty Bird”

MIKE JUDGE
Silicon Valley, “Minimum Viable Product”

GAIL MANCUSO
Modern Family, “Vegas”

JILL SOLOWAY
Transparent, “Best New Girl” — WINNER

MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINISERIES

ROB ASHFORD (Directed by)
GLENN WEISS (Live Television Direction By)
Peter Pan Live!

LISA CHOLODENKO
Olive Kitteridge — WINNER

ULI EDEL
Houdini

RYAN MURPHY
The Normal Heart

MICHAEL WILSON
The Trip to Bountiful

VARIETY/TALK/NEWS/SPORTS – REGULARLY SCHEDULED PROGRAMMING

PAUL G. CASEY
Real Time With Bill Maher, “#1226?

DAVE DIOMEDI
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, “Episode #1? — WINNER

JIM HOSKINSON
The Colbert Report, “#11040?

DON ROY KING
Saturday Night Live, “Host Jim Carrey/Musical Guest Iggy Azalea”

CHUCK O’NEIL
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, “OpenCarrying to the Midterms”

VARIETY/TALK/NEWS/SPORTS – SPECIALS

HAMISH HAMILTON
The 86th Annual Academy Awards

LOUIS J. HORVITZ
The 37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors

DES McANUFF
Billy Crystal: 700 Sundays

RICH RUSSO
Super Bowl XLVIII

GLENN WEISS
The 68th Annual Tony Awards — WINNER

REALITY PROGRAMS

BERTRAM van MUNSTER
JACK CANNON
ELISE DOGANIERI
The Quest, “One True Hero”

NEIL DeGROOT
The Biggest Loser, “Episode 1613?

STEVE HRYNIEWICZ
Top Chef, “The First Thanksgiving”

ANTHONY B. SACCO
The Chair, “The Test” — WINNER

ADAM VETRI
Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge, “Welcome to the Gun Show”

CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS

PAUL HOEN
How to Build A Better Boy

JONATHAN JUDGE
100 Things To Do Before High School, “Pilot” — WINNER

VINCE MARCELLO
American Girl: Isabelle Dances Into The Spotlight

JOEY MAZZARINO
Sesame Street, “4504 Numericon”

AMY SCHATZ
Saving My Tomorrow, “Part 1 and 2?

COMMERCIALS

NICOLAI FUGLSIG – (MJZ) – WINNER
Sapeurs, Guinness AMV BBDO
Waiting, FEMA Deutsch NY

LAUREN GREENFIELD – (Chelsea Pictures)
Always #LikeAGirl, Always – Leo Burnett

BRENDAN MALLOY
EMMETT MALLOY – (HSI Productions)
The Huddle, Nike Wieden + Kennedy

DANIEL MERCADANTE
KATINA MERCADANTE – (Epoch Films)
Sports Matter, Dick’s Sporting Goods Anomaly
We Are Not Alone, Facebook Wieden + Kennedy
Big Sister, Facebook Wieden + Kennedy

NOAM MURRO – (Biscuit Filmworks)
Ahead of Their Time, Dodge Wieden + Kennedy Portland
Empty Chair, Guinness BBDO NY

DOCUMENTARY

DAN KRAUSS
The Kill Team

JOHN MALOOF
CHARLIE SISKEL
Finding Vivian Maier

JESSE MOSS
The Overnighters

LAURA POITRAS
Citizenfour — WINNER

ORLANDO von EINSIEDEL
Virunga

H/T: Variety

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