56th Directors Guild of America Awards

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56th Directors Guild of America Awards
DateFebruary 7, 2004 (2004-02-07)
LocationHyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles, California
CountryUnited States
Presented byDirectors Guild of America
Hosted byCarl Reiner
Highlights
Best Director Feature Film:The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the KingPeter Jackson
Best Director Documentary:My ArchitectNathaniel Kahn

The 56th Directors Guild of America Awards, honoring the outstanding directorial achievements in films, documentary and television in 2003, were presented on February 7, 2004 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.[1][2][3] The ceremony was hosted by Carl Reiner.[4] The nominees in the feature film category were announced on January 6, 2004[5][6] and the other nominations starting on January 8, 2004.[7][8][9][10][11]

Winners and nominees[edit]

Film[edit]

Feature Film

Peter JacksonThe Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Documentaries

Nathaniel KahnMy Architect

Television[edit]

Drama Series

Christopher MisianoThe West Wing for "Twenty Five"

Comedy Series

Tim Van PattenSex and the City for "Boy, Interrupted"

Miniseries or TV Film

Mike NicholsAngels in America

Musical Variety

David MalletCher - The Farewell Tour

Daytime Serials

Larry CarpenterOne Life to Live for "Episode #8849"

Children's Programs

Kevin LimaThe Wonderful World of Disney for "Eloise at Christmastime"

Commercials[edit]

Commercials

David FincherNike's "Gamebreakers" and "Speed Chain", and Xelibri's "Beauty for Sale"

Lifetime Achievement in Feature Film[edit]

Frank Capra Achievement Award[edit]

  • Stephen Glanzrock

Robert B. Aldrich Service Award[edit]

Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award[edit]

  • Peery Forbis

Honorary Life Member[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ King, Susan (February 9, 2004). "Jackson takes DGA crown for directing". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  2. ^ "DGA Announces Winners of 2003 Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards and Recipients of DGA 2004 Achievement Awards". Directors Guild of America. February 8, 2004. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  3. ^ Susman, Gary (February 7, 2004). "Directors Guild gives "Rings" Peter Jackson top prize". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  4. ^ "DGA Sets Host, Presenters for 56th Annual DGA Awards Dinner". Directors Guild of America. January 30, 2004. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  5. ^ King, Susan (January 7, 2004). "DGA nominees include a Coppola -- the next generation". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  6. ^ King, Susan (January 8, 2004). "Directors nominate Coppola / 'Lost' maker is 4th woman to get guild nod". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  7. ^ "Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television". Directors Guild of America. January 8, 2004. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  8. ^ McNary, Dave (January 13, 2004). "HBO's 'Sex,' 'Six' tops at DGA TV noms". Variety. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  9. ^ "Directors Guild announces TV honorees". Today. January 13, 2004. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  10. ^ "Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials for 2003". Directors Guild of America. January 15, 2004. Retrieved January 24, 2018.
  11. ^ "Nominees for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for 2003". Directors Guild of America. January 21, 2004. Retrieved January 24, 2018.

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