44th Directors Guild of America Awards

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44th Directors Guild of America Awards
DateMarch 14, 1992 (1992-03-14)
LocationThe Beverly Hilton, Los Angeles, California
United Nations, New York City
CountryUnited States
Presented byDirectors Guild of America
Hosted byCarl Reiner (Los Angeles)
Mario Van Peebles (New York)
Best Director Feature Film:The Silence of the LambsJonathan Demme
Best Director Documentary:American DreamBarbara Kopple

The 44th Directors Guild of America Awards, honoring the outstanding directorial achievements in films, documentary and television in 1991, were presented on March 14, 1992 at the Beverly Hilton and the United Nations.[1][2] The ceremony in Beverly Hills was hosted by Carl Reiner[3] and the ceremony in New York was hosted by Mario Van Peebles.[4] The feature film nominees were announced on January 28, 1992,[5] commercial nominees were announced in February,[6] and nominees in six television categories were announced on March 1, 1992.[7]

Winners and nominees[edit]


Feature Film

Jonathan DemmeThe Silence of the Lambs


Barbara KoppleAmerican Dream


Drama Series

Eric LaneuvilleI'll Fly Away for "All God's Children"

Comedy Series

Peter BonerzMurphy Brown for "Uh-Oh: Part 2"

Miniseries or TV Film

Stephen GyllenhaalParis Trout

Musical Variety

Walter C. Miller45th Tony Awards

Daytime Serials

Michael StichThe Bold and the Beautiful for "Episode #1103"

Daytime Drama

Roy Campanella IIWonderWorks for "Brother Future"



Joe PytkaHallmark Cards' "Dance Card" and Nike's "The Bo Show"

D.W. Griffith Award[edit]

Lifetime Achievement in Sports Direction[edit]

  • Edward T. Nathanson

Robert B. Aldrich Service Award[edit]

Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award[edit]

  • Marilyn Jacobs-Furey

Honorary Life Member[edit]


  1. ^ Fox, David (March 16, 1992). "Directors Scramble the Bets". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 6, 2018.
  2. ^ "Demme Wins Top Directors Guild Award". Los Angeles Times. March 15, 1992. Retrieved April 6, 2018.
  3. ^ "44th Annual DGA Awards: Los Angeles Awards Ceremony Pictures". Director Guild of America. Retrieved April 6, 2018.
  4. ^ "44th Annual DGA Awards: New York Awards Ceremony Pictures". Director Guild of America. Retrieved April 6, 2018.
  5. ^ Fox, David (January 29, 1992). "Streisand's Tide Comes In at Directors Guild". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved April 6, 2018.
  6. ^ "DGA Picks Nominees for Top Commercials". Los Angeles Times. February 13, 1992. Retrieved September 15, 2018.
  7. ^ "Directors Guild of America TV nominees announced". UPI. March 1, 1992. Retrieved April 7, 2018.

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