The Directors Guild of America has introduced the administrators competing for the highest characteristic movie prize at its seventy fifth annual DGA Awards, and 0 of the nominees are ladies: potential contenders like Gina Prince-Bythewood (“The Woman King”) and Sarah Polley (“Women Talking”) have been shut out of the race.
Women dominate the First-Time Feature Film Prize class, accounting for 4 of 5 nominees. Up for honors are Alice Diop for “Saint Omer,” the story of a author attending the trial of a girl accused of infanticide; Audrey Diwan for “Happening,” a portrait of a girl making an attempt to get an abortion in France earlier than the process was legalized; Antoneta Alamat Kusijanovic for “Murina,” a coming-of-age story a couple of teen who’s drawn towards’s her father’s buddy; and Charlotte Wells for “Aftersun,” a drama centering round a trip a pre-teen woman takes along with her single father.
The DGA Awards will happen February 18. Head over to Deadline to take a look at all the nominees.
Last yr ladies took house honors for Outstanding Directorial Achievement and Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film. Jane Campion landed the previous for “The Power of the Dog” and Maggie Gyllenhaal the latter for “The Lost Daughter.” Campion went on to obtain the Oscar for Best Director, turning into the third girl to win the class.