The 2018 DGA Awards Announced! Jordan Peele wins Best First Time Feature for ‘Get Out’!

Yes, the DGAs are underway and Matthew Heineman’s non-Oscar nominated documentary City of Ghosts took out the Best Director category and handed him his second DGA after the stunning Cartel Land. Jordan Peele picked up Best First Time Feature Director for his smash hit Get Out. Guillermo Del Toro picked up Best Director Feature Film for The Shape of Water.

Veep scored Best Comedy Series Director for Beth McCarthy-Miller and her episode Chicklet. Jean-Marc Valee continued his winning streak for Big Little Lies as he scooped the Best Director Movies for Television and Mini-Series. The Handmaid’s Tale picked up Best Director for Reed Romano’s wok on the pilot episode Offred.


Feature Film:
“The Shape of Water,” Guillermo del Toro

First-Time Feature Film:
“Get Out,” Jordan Peele

“City of Ghosts,” Matthew Heineman

Dramatic Series:
“The Handmaid’s Tale”: “Offred,” Reed Morano

Comedy Series:
“Veep”: “Chicklet,” Beth McCarthy-Miller

Movies for Television and Mini-Series:
“Big Little Lies,” Jean-Marc Valee

Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Regular:
“Saturday Night Live,” Don Roy King

Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Specials:
“The 89th Annual Academy Awards,” Glenn Weiss

Reality Programs:
“Master Chef,” Brian Smith

Children’s Programs:
“Anne With an E,” Niki Caro

Martin de Thural: “Festival,” StubHub; “Machines,” StubHub; “Mad World,” WealthSimple

Honorary Life Member Award: Michael Apted
Frank Capra Achievement Award: Dwight Williams
Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award: Jim Tanker