2013 Directors Guild Nominations – Cuarón, Greengrass, McQueen, Russell, Scorsese

Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today (January 7) announced the five nominees for the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for 2013.

“To be chosen by your peers in a year full of incredibly well-crafted films is the true marker of outstanding directorial achievement,” said Barclay. “The passion and vision of each of the nominees resulted in tremendously diverse films that kept audiences mesmerized. Congratulations to each of the nominees on a job very well done.”

With no big shocks or omissions, the nominees are (in alphabetical order):

Alfonso CUARÓN


(Warner Bros. Pictures)

Mr. Cuarón’s Directorial Team:

Unit Production Manager: David Siegel (Arizona Unit)

First Assistant Directors: Josh Robertson, Stephen Hagen (Arizona Unit)

Second Assistant Director: Ben Howard

This is Mr. Cuarón’s first DGA Feature Film Award nomination.

Paul Greengrass

Captain Phillips

(Columbia Pictures)

Mr. Greengrass’s Directorial Team:

Unit Production Managers: Todd Lewis,

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