Christopher Nolan Takes Home Top Prize at 2024 DGA Awards - See Full Winners List
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Among the winners at the annual event is Christopher Storer, who earns the trophy of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series thanks to 'The Bear'.

AceShowbiz - Winners of the 2024 Directors Guild of America Awards have been fully revealed during a live ceremony at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The Saturday night, February 10 ceremony saw Christopher Nolan securing the top prize.

Christopher took home the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film prize for "Oppenheimer". He beat up the likes of Greta Gerwig ("Barbie"), Yorgos Lanthimos ("Poor Things"), Alexander Payne ("The Holdovers") and Martin Scorsese ("Killers of the Flower Moon").

Meanwhile, Celine Song won the DGA award for a First-Time Feature Film Director for "Past Lives". It was also a good night for Peter Hoar as he claimed the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series award, thanks to HBO's "The Last of Us".

Christopher Storer was among the winners at the annual event as he earned the trophy of Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series for "The Bear". Picking up the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Limited Series honor was Sarah Adina Smith for "Lessons in Chemistry".

DGA president Lesli Linka Glatter kicked off the event with an acknowledgment of the SAG-AFTRA and Writers Guild of America strikes that forced studios to suspend productions for six months in 2023. "This year members need that connection [at the DGA Awards} over our shared craft even more now, because the last year was so f**king challenging. That was not on the teleprompter," Lesli said.

Lesli went on to highlight several issues that creative unions still need to address, including advances in AI. She noted that the DGA became the first union in the U.S. to achieve contract protections regarding the growing technology, stating, "We have never needed the protection and strength of the DGA more."

Full Winner List of 2024 DGA Awards
  • Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film: Christoper Nolan, "Oppenheimer" (Universal Pictures)
  • Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director: Celine Song, "Past Lives" (A24)
  • Dramatic Series: Peter Hoar, "The Last of Us" - "Long, Long Time" (HBO/Max)
  • Comedy Series: Christopher Storer, "The Bear" - "Fishes" (FX)
  • Movies for Television and Limited Series: Sarah Adina Smith, "Lessons in Chemistry" - "Her and Him" (Apple TV+))
  • Variety Talk/News/Sports (Regularly Scheduled Programming): Michael Mancini & Liz Patrick, "Saturday Night Live", "Pedro Pascal / Coldplay" (NBC)
  • Variety Talk/News/Sports (Specials): Paul Miller, "Carol Burnett: 90 Years of Laughter + Love" (NBC)
  • Reality Programs: Niharika Desai, "Rainn Wilson and the Geography of Bliss" - "Happiness is a Bottle of Cod Liver Oil" (Peacock)
  • Children's Programs: Amy Schatz, "Stand Up & Shout: Songs From a Philly High School" (HBO/Max)
  • Documentary: Mstyslav Chernov, "20 Days in Mariupol" (PBS Distribution)
  • Commercials: Kim Gehrig (Somesuch)

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