75th Annual DGA Awards Nominations Announced

Following their first set of nomination announcements on Tuesday, the rest of the 75th Annual DGA Awards nominations were announced.

Today’s nominee announcement includes both Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film and First-Time Theatrical Feature Film.

“The work recognized this year represents the amazing power of film in the hands of these gifted directors to tell deeply moving stories that profoundly affect us all. The recognition by one’s peers in our highly collaborative creative process shows the heart and soul at the core of these films and we congratulate all five nominees for their powerful stories, brilliantly told,” said Directors Guild of America President Lesli Linka Glatter.

The winners will be announced at the 75th Annual DGA Awards which will take place on Saturday, February 18, 2023 at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills.

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN THEATRICAL FEATURE FILM FOR 2022

TODD FIELD, TÁR (Focus Features)

Mr. Field’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Nigel Wooll
  • First Assistant Director: Sebastian Fahr-Brix

JOSEPH KOSINSKI, Top Gun: Maverick (Paramount Pictures)

Mr. Kosinski’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Managers: LeeAnn Stonebreaker, Tommy Harper
  • First Assistant Director: Scott Robertson
  • Second Assistant Directors: Andrew Stahl, Robert E. Kay
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Spencer Taylor

DANIEL KWAN & DANIEL SCHEINERT, Everything Everywhere All at Once (A24)

Daniels’ Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Allison Rose Carter
  • First Assistant Director: Rodney Smith
  • Second Assistant Director: John Nasraway
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Ken C. Wu

MARTIN MCDONAGH, The Banshees of Inisherin (Searchlight Pictures)

Mr. McDonagh’s Directorial Team:

  • First Assistant Director: Peter Kohn

STEVEN SPIELBERG, The Fabelmans (Universal Pictures)

Mr. Spielberg’s Directorial Team:

  • Unit Production Manager: Carla Raij
  • First Assistant Director: Josh McLaglen
  • Second Assistant Director: Heather Wagner-Wang
  • Second Second Assistant Director: David Stickler

“The confidence and vision in these skillfully crafted films by first-time directors is truly inspiring,” added Glatter. “The range of storytelling shown by these talented filmmakers ensures the future of cinema is in good hands as we recognize the artistic achievement of this exciting group of nominees. I can’t wait to see what’s next from them in the years to come.”

OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT OF A FIRST-TIME THEATRICAL FEATURE FILM DIRECTOR FOR 2022

ALICE DIOP, Saint Omer (Neon Rated)

AUDREY DIWAN, Happening (IFC Films)

JOHN PATTON FORD, Emily the Criminal (Roadside Attractions)

ANTONETA ALAMAT KUSIJANOVIC, Murina (Kino Lorber)

CHARLOTTE WELLS, Aftersun (A24)

The 75th Annual DGA Awards will take place on Saturday, February 18, 2023.

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Danielle Solzman

Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.

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