Sunday, May 16

DGA – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Click through each award to see the full list of nominees and winners!

2020 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

American Factory Steven Bognar

American Factory

Steven Bognar

2019 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Three Identical Strangers Tim Wardle

Three Identical Strangers

Tim Wardle

2018 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

City of Ghosts Matthew Heineman

City of Ghosts

Matthew Heineman

2017 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

O.J.: Made in America Ezra Edelman

O.J.: Made in America

Ezra Edelman

2016 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Cartel Land Matthew Heineman

Cartel Land

Matthew Heineman

2015 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Citizenfour Laura Poitras

Citizenfour

Laura Poitras

2014 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

The Square Jehane Noujaim

The Square

Jehane Noujaim

2013 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Searching for Sugar Man Malik Bendjelloul

Searching for Sugar Man

Malik Bendjelloul

2012 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Project Nim James Marsh

Project Nim

James Marsh

2011 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Inside Job Charles Ferguson

Inside Job

Charles Ferguson

2010 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

The Cove Louie Psihoyos

The Cove

Louie Psihoyos

2009 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Waltz with Bashir Ari Folman

Waltz with Bashir

Ari Folman

2008 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Ghosts of Cité Soleil Asger Leth

Ghosts of Cité Soleil

Asger Leth

2007 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Before Flying Back to Earth Arunas Matelis

Before Flying Back to Earth

Arunas Matelis

2006 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Grizzly Man Werner Herzog

Grizzly Man

Werner Herzog

2005 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

The Story of the Weeping Camel Byambasuren Davaa

The Story of the Weeping Camel

Byambasuren Davaa

2004 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

My Architect Nathaniel Kahn

My Architect

Nathaniel Kahn

2003 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

The Smith Family Tasha Oldham

The Smith Family

Tasha Oldham

2002 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Startup.com Chris Hegedus

Startup.com

Chris Hegedus

2001 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

High School Boot Camp Charles Braverman

High School Boot Camp

Charles Braverman

2000 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

On the Ropes Nanette Burstein

On the Ropes

Nanette Burstein

1999 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Vietnam Long Time Coming Jerry Blumenthal

Vietnam Long Time Coming

Jerry Blumenthal

1998 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Riding the Rails Michael Uys

Riding the Rails

Michael Uys

1997 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Looking for Richard Al Pacino

Looking for Richard

Al Pacino

1996 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Crumb Terry Zwigoff

Crumb

Terry Zwigoff

1995 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Hoop Dreams Steve James

Hoop Dreams

Steve James

1994 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson Barbara Kopple

Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson

Barbara Kopple

1993 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Brother's Keeper Joe Berlinger

Brother’s Keeper

Joe Berlinger

1992 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

American Dream Barbara Kopple

American Dream

Barbara Kopple

1990 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

The Eighth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition: Here to Make Music Peter Rosen

The Eighth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition: Here to Make Music

Peter Rosen

1989 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Great Performances Merrill Brockway

Great Performances

Merrill Brockway

1987 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

American Masters Perry Miller Adato

American Masters

Perry Miller Adato

1986 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Homage to Chagall: The Colours of Love Harry Rasky

Homage to Chagall: The Colours of Love

Harry Rasky

1985 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

The Body Human: The Journey Within Alfred R. Kelman

The Body Human: The Journey Within

Alfred R. Kelman

1983 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Great Performances Perry Miller Adato

Great Performances

Perry Miller Adato

1982 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark Robert Guenette

Great Movie Stunts: Raiders of the Lost Ark

Robert Guenette

1981 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Picasso: A Painter's Diary Perry Miller Adato

Picasso: A Painter’s Diary

Perry Miller Adato

1981 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

The Body Human: The Body Beautiful Alfred R. Kelman

The Body Human: The Body Beautiful

Alfred R. Kelman

1980 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

The Body Human: The Magic Sense Alfred R. Kelman

The Body Human: The Magic Sense

Alfred R. Kelman

1979 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

Who Are the DeBolts? and Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids? John Korty

Who Are the DeBolts? and Where Did They Get Nineteen Kids?

John Korty

1976 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

CBS Reports Irv Drasnin

CBS Reports

Irv Drasnin

1975 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney Bill Foster

AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to James Cagney

Bill Foster

1974 DGA Awards – Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary

60 Minutes Arthur Bloom

60 Minutes

Arthur Bloom