The winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2022 were announced at the 75th Annual DGA Awards with Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert winning the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film for Everything Everywhere All at Once.
The Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2022 went to Sara Dosa for Fire Of Love.
In a special announcement, the Guild’s First-Time Feature Director Award was renamed in honor of the late DGA President Michael Apted which went to Charlotte Wells for Aftersun.
Complete list of winners of the Directors Guild of America Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards for 2022
Theatrical Feature Film
Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert
Everything Everywhere All at Once (A24)
Michael Apted Award for First-Time Theatrical Feature Film
Fire Of Love (National Geographic Documentary Films)
Euphoria, “Stand Still Like The Hummingbird” (HBO)
Barry, “710N” (HBO)
Movies for Television and Limited Series
Station Eleven, “Who’s There?” (HBO Max)
Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Regularly Scheduled Programming
Saturday Night Live, “Host and Musical Guest Jack Harlow” (NBC)
Variety/Talk/News/Sports – Specials
The 75th Annual Tony Awards (CBS)
Running Wild With Bear Grylls, “Florence Pugh In The Volcanic Rainforests Of Costa Rica” (National Geographic Channel)
Best Foot Forward, “Halloween” (Apple TV+)
Lifetime Achievement & Service Award Recipients
Lifetime Achievement Award in Television
This award, which is given to a Director in recognition of distinguished achievement in television direction, is the Guild’s highest honor and the recipient is selected by the present and past presidents of the Guild.
Frank Capra Achievement Award
This award is given to an Assistant Director or Unit Production Manager in recognition of career achievement in the industry and service to the Directors Guild of America.
Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award
This award is given to an Associate Director or Stage Manager in recognition of career achievement in the industry and service to the Directors Guild of America.