Gold Derby was on the red carpet Saturday for the 2017 Directors Guild Awards at the Beverly Hilton. We interviewed several of this year’s DGA nominees and presenters, including directing contenders Garth Davis (“Lion”), Kenneth Lonergan (“Manchester by the Sea”) and Denis Villeneuve (“Arrival”). Click on any name below to watch each exclusive red carpet chat.
“All the Way” director Jay Roach, DGA and Emmy nominee for Best TV Movie/Limited Series Director.
“The Amazing Race” director Bertram von Munster, DGA nominee for Best Reality Program Director.
“Arrival” director Denis Villeneuve, DGA and Oscar nominee for Best Director.
“Grease Live” director Thomas Kail, DGA nominee and Emmy winner for Best TV Movie/Limited Series Director.
“Life, Animated” director Roger Ross Williams, DGA and Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature.
“Lion” director Garth Davis, DGA nominee for Best Director and winner for Best First Feature Director.
“Hairspray Live” director Kenny Leon, DGA nominee for Best TV Movie/Limited Series Director.
“Hollywood Game Night” Emmy winner Jane Lynch, host of the DGA Awards.
“Manchester by the Sea” director Kenneth Lonergan, DGA and Oscar nominee for Best Director.
“Stranger Things” creators Matt and Ross Duffer (Duffer Brothers), DGA nominees for Best TV Drama Director.
“Tony Awards” director Glenn Weiss, DGA winner for Best Variety Special Director.
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