32nd Directors Guild of America Awards
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32nd Directors Guild of America Awards
32nd Directors Guild of America Awards
DateMarch 15, 1980 (1980-03-15)
LocationThe Beverly Hilton, Los Angeles, California
CountryUnited States
Presented byDirectors Guild of America
Best Director Feature Film:Kramer vs. Kramer - Robert Benton

The 32nd Directors Guild of America Awards, honoring the outstanding directorial achievements in film and television in 1979, were presented on March 15, 1980 at the Beverly Hilton.[1] The award honoring commercial directors was given out for the first time at this ceremony.[2]

Winners and nominees



Drama Series

Roger Young - Lou Grant for "Cop"

Comedy Series

Charles S. Dubin - M*A*S*H for "Period of Adjustment"

Musical Variety

Tony Charmoli - John Denver and the Muppets: A Christmas Together

  • David Deutsch - Segovia at the White House
  • Don Mischer - The 3rd Barry Manilow Special

Alfred R. Kelman - The Body Human: The Magic Sense

  • John Cosgrove - Angel Death
  • William Peters - Death of a Family

Don Mischer - Kennedy Center Honors

Specials/Movies for TV/Actuality

Michael Mann - The Jericho Mile


Frank Capra Achievement Award

  • Emmett Emerson


  1. ^ "32nd Annual Directors Guild of America Awards". Getty Images. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "32nd Annual DGA Awards: Awards Ceremony Pictures". Directors Guild of America. Retrieved 2018. Robert Lieberman being awarded the first DGA Commercials Award by presenter Gil Cates.

External links

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