The Directors Guild of America announced their nominees today! The DGA is usually one of the best of the Oscar precursors. Getting a DGA nomination usually translates to a Best Picture nomination.
Here are the nominees. There really aren’t any surprises among them, though, based on its strength with the other guilds, I did think that Steven Spielberg might sneak in there with Bridge of Spies.
Alejandro G. Inarritu for The Revenant
Tom McCarthy for Spotlight
Adam McKay for The Big Short
George Miller for Mad Max: Fury Road
Ridley Scott for The Martian
And here are the nominees for a new award that the DGA is giving out this year!
Outstanding Directorial Achievement for a First-Time Feature Film Director
The nominees are: