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The Directors Guild Awards: All the details

The 65th annual Directors Guild Awards will be awarded Feb. 2 at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles.

Directors Guild Awards 2013

Hosted by Kelsey Grammer, the show will be full of awards season favorites, including Ben Affleck for Argo and Steven Spielberg for Lincoln.

The big question: Will Affleck and Argo pull out the big W?


The biggest question: Who’s nominated? Let’s break down the nominees of the major categories.

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film

  • Ben Affleck Argo
  • Kathryn Bigelow Zero Dark Thirty
  • Tom Hooper Les Miserables
  • Ang Lee Life of Pi
  • Steven Spielberg — Lincoln

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

  • Kirby Dick The Invisible War
  • Malik Bendjelloul Searching for Sugar Man
  • Lauren Greenfield The Queen of Versailles
  • David France How to Survive a Plague
  • Alison Klayman Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series

  • Greg Berlanti — Political Animals, “Pilot”
  • Philip Kaufman — Hemingway & Gellhorn
  • Kevin Reynolds Hatfields & McCoys
  • Jay Roach — Game Change
  • Michael Rymer — American Horror Story: Asylum, “Dark Cousin”

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Dramatic Series

  • Michael Cuesta — Homeland, “The Choice”
  • Jennifer Getzinger — Mad Men, “A Little Kiss”
  • Lesli Linka Glatter — Homeland, “Q & A”
  • Rian Johnson — Breaking Bad, “Fifty-One”
  • Greg Mottola — The Newsroom, “We Just Decided To”

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Comedy Series

  • Louis C.K. — Louie, “New Year’s Eve”
  • Mark Cendrowski — The Big Bang Theory, “The Date Night Variable”
  • Bryan Cranston — Modern Family, “Election Day”
  • Lena DunhamGirls, “Pilot”
  • Beth McCarthy-Miller — 30 Rock, “Live from Studio 6H”

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Musical Variety

  • Michael Dempsey 12-12-12: The Concert for Sandy Relief
  • Don Mischer 84th Annual Academy Awards
  • Chuck O’Neil The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, #17153
  • Glenn Weiss 66th Annual Tony Awards

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs

  • Tony Croll America’s Next Top ModelThe Girl Who Becomes Americas Next Top Model
  • Peter Ney Face Off, Scene of the Crime
  • Brian Smith Master Chef, Episode #305
  • J. Rupert Thompson Stars Earn Stripes, Amphibious Assault
  • Tim Warren Ink Master, Episode 103

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Daytime Serials

  • Albert Alarr Days of Our Lives, 11895
  • Larry Carpenter General Hospital, Bad Water
  • William Ludel General Hospital, Magic Milo
  • Scott McKinsey General Hospital, Shot Through the Heart
  • Jill Mitwell One Life to Live, Between Heaven and Hell

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children’s Programs

  • Stuart Gillard Girl vs. Monster
  • Paul Hoen Let It Shine
  • Savage Steve Holland Big Time Movie
  • Jonathan Judge Camp Fred
  • Amy Schatz Dont Divorce Me! Kids Rules for Parents on Divorce
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Do you think Ben Affleck will win again for Argo?

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