Directors Guild Awards 2018: Tom O’Neil (Gold Derby) tops all Experts predicting DGA winners

Congratulations to Gold Derby founder and president Tom O’Neil for a perfect score of 100% when predicting the 2018 Directors Guild Awards winners on Saturday. He is best among 12 Experts, journalists who cover the entertainment industry throughout the year. He has a great point score of 2,949 by using the 500 super bets wisely. See Experts’ leaderboard.

Over 1,300 people worldwide predicted these DGA winners in three film and four television categories. The awards ceremony was held on February 3 in Beverly Hills and were hosted by Judd Apatow. O’Neil had the correct movie picks of Guillermo del Toro for “The Shape of Water” (feature film), Jordan Peele for “Get Out” (first-time feature film), and “City of Ghosts” (documentary feature) among his great selections.

SEE 2018 DGA Awards: Full list of Directors Guild winners includes Guillermo del Toro, Jordan Peele, ‘Big Little Lies’

You can see how your score compares to all others in our leaderboard rankings of all contestants, which also includes links to see each participant’s predictions. To see your own scores, go to the User menu in the top right corner of every page of Gold Derby when you’re signed in to the site. Use the drop down menu to go to “View Profile,” then look for the links to your “Award Show Scores.”

For the other Experts making predictions, we have a five-way tie for second place with 85.71% between Erik Davis (Fandango), Joyce Eng (Gold Derby), Tariq Khan (Fox News), Anne Thompson (Indiewire), and Peter Travers (Rolling Stone). Following them with a four-way tie at 71.43% are Thelma Adams (Gold Derby), Edward Douglas, Pete Hammond (Deadline), and Susan Wloszczyna (RogerEbert.com). Grae Drake (Rotten Tomatoes) is next with 57.14%. Jack Mathews (Gold Derby) has 66.67% predicting just three categories.

PREDICT the Oscar winners now; change them until March 4

Be sure to make your Oscar predictions so that Hollywood insiders can see how their films and performers are faring in our odds. You can keep changing your predictions until just before winners are announced on March 4. And join in the fierce debate over the 2018 Oscars taking place right now with Hollywood insiders in our movie forums. Read more Gold Derby entertainment news.

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