Dominating the awards show with three noms for its episodic directors, the AMC's show has helped Lesli Linka Glatter to take home best directing prize in Dramatic Series category.
"Mad Men" has grabbed a gong at the 62nd Annual Directors Guild of America Awards which was held on Saturday, January 30. Earning one nom each in Dramatic Series category for three episodic directors Jennifer Getzinger, Lesli Linka Glatter and Matthew Weiner, this AMC's drama has given the prize to Glatter.
In Comedy Series category, "Modern Family" has aided its pilot director, Jason Winer, to take home an award. Also among the winners was "Taking Chance" helmer Ross Katz who won best directing prize in TV Movie category.
In movie categories, meanwhile, Kathryn Bigelow has beaten her ex-husband James Cameron for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film award. Thus, "The Hurt Locker" helmer has set her name as the first woman ever to win the top award from the awards event.
Later, taking home the gong for Documentary category was "The Cove" director Louie Psihoyos. At the ceremony, DGA also handed out Lifetime Achievement Award to "In the Heat of the Night" helmer Norman Jewison. The partial winners of this year's DGA Awards can be seen below while the full winners list can be seen on the official site of DGA.
Partial Winners List of the 62nd Annual Directors Guild of America Awards:
- Dramatic Series: Lesli Linka Glatter - "Mad Men"
- Comedy Series: Jason Winer - "Modern Family"
- Movies for Television: Ross Katz - "Taking Chance"
- Musical Variety: Don Mischer - "We Are One: The Obama Inaugural Celebration"
- Reality Programs: Craig Borders - "Build It Bigger"
- Daytime Serials: Christopher Goutman - "As the World Turns"
- Children's Programs: Allison Liddi-Brown - "Princess Protection Program"
- Feature Film: Kathryn Bigelow - "The Hurt Locker"
- Documentary: Louie Psihoyos - "The Cove"
- Lifetime Achievement Award: Norman Jewison