55th Directors Guild of America Awards
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55th Directors Guild of America Awards
55th Directors Guild of America Awards
DateMarch 1, 2003 (2003-03-01)
LocationHyatt Regency Century Plaza, Los Angeles, California
CountryUnited States
Presented byDirectors Guild of America
Hosted byCarl Reiner
Best Director Feature Film:Chicago - Rob Marshall
Best Director Documentary:The Smith Family - Tasha Oldham

The 55th Directors Guild of America Awards, honoring the outstanding directorial achievements in films, documentary and television in 2002, were presented on March 1, 2003 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza.[1][2][3][4] The ceremony was hosted by Carl Reiner.[5] The nominees in the feature film category were announced on January 21, 2003[6][7] and the other nominations were announced starting on January 30, 2003.[8][9][10][11][12]

Winners and nominees



Drama Series

John Patterson - The Sopranos for "Whitecaps"

Comedy Series

Bryan Gordon - Curb Your Enthusiasm for "The Special Section"

Miniseries or TV Film

Mick Jackson - Live from Baghdad

Musical Variety

Matthew Diamond - From Broadway: Fosse

Daytime Serials

Scott McKinsey - Port Charles for "Episode #1433"

Children's Programs

Guy Ferland - Bang Bang You're Dead



Baker Smith - Canal+'s "Black Bands" and "Visigoths", Fox Sports' "Lightning" and "Wind", and BMW's "Clown"

Lifetime Achievement in Feature Film

Frank Capra Achievement Award

  • Yudi Bennett

Robert B. Aldrich Service Award

Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award

  • Esperanza Martinez

Honorary Life Member


  1. ^ "DGA Announces Winners of 2002 Outstanding Directorial Achievement Awards & Recipients of DGA 2003 Special Recognition Awards". Directors Guild of America. March 2, 2003. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ McNary, Dave (March 2, 2003). "Directors dance over 'Chicago'". Variety. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ Hernandez, Eugene (March 3, 2003). "DGA Honors Rob Marshall as Best Director of the Year". IndieWire. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ Ryan, Joal (March 2, 2003). ""Chicago" Boss a Hit with DGA". E! News. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ "DGA Sets Host Presenters for 55th Annual DGA Awards Dinner". Directors Guild of America. February 24, 2003. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ McNary, Dave (January 21, 2003). "High five for helmers". Variety. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ King, Susan (January 22, 2003). "Scorsese's double whammy". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2018.
  8. ^ McNary, Dave (January 30, 2003). "Dektor heads DGA's ad noms". Variety. Retrieved 2018.
  9. ^ McNary, Dave (February 3, 2003). "Directors get 'A' in history for TV noms". Variety. Retrieved 2018.
  10. ^ "DGA Announces 2002 Nominees for Dramatic Series Night, Comedy Series and Musical Variety". Directors Guild of America. February 6, 2003. Retrieved 2018.
  11. ^ "DGA Announces 2002 Nominees for Daytime Serials and Children's Programs". Directors Guild of America. February 10, 2003. Retrieved 2018.
  12. ^ McNary, Dave (February 13, 2003). "DGA reveals documentary nominees". Variety. Retrieved 2018.

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