The Eagle Huntress
The Eagle Huntress

Directors Guild of America President Paris Barclay today announced the 5 documentary feature films nominated for the Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2016 DGA Award.

“There’s so much to celebrate in such an incredible year for television, commercials and documentaries as we announce the DGA nominees for directorial achievement,” said Barclay. “As content across these categories reaches record levels, the bar is set higher than ever for directors – with each genre requiring unique skillsets and talents. And our nominees this year have far surpassed the challenge with such creative and captivating projects. I congratulate all of them on their exceptional work.”

The winners will be announced at the 69th Annual DGA Awards on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in DocumentaryThe nominees for the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2016 are (in alphabetical order):

OTTO BELL
The Eagle Huntress
Sony Pictures Classics
This is Mr. Bell’s first DGA Award nomination.

EZRA EDELMAN
O.J.: Made in America
ESPN Films
This is Mr. Edelman’s first DGA Award nomination.

JOSH KRIEGMAN & ELYSE STEINBERG
Weiner
Sundance Selects
This is Mr. Kriegman’s first DGA Award nomination.
This is Ms. Steinberg’s first DGA Award nomination.

RAOUL PECK
I Am Not Your Negro
Magnolia Pictures
This is Mr. Peck’s first DGA Award nomination.

ROGER ROSS WILLIAMS
Life, Animated
The Orchard
This is Mr. Williams’s first DGA Award nomination.

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