Tuesday, March 9

LAFCA – Best Director

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

2019 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Parasite Bong Joon Ho

Parasite

Bong Joon Ho

2018 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Leave No Trace Debra Granik

Leave No Trace

Debra Granik

2017 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Call Me by Your Name Luca Guadagnino

Call Me by Your Name

Luca Guadagnino

2017 LAFCA Award – Best Director

The Shape of Water Guillermo del Toro

The Shape of Water

Guillermo del Toro

2016 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Moonlight Barry Jenkins

Moonlight

Barry Jenkins

2015 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Mad Max: Fury Road George Miller

Mad Max: Fury Road

George Miller

2014 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Boyhood Richard Linklater

Boyhood

Richard Linklater

2013 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Gravity Alfonso Cuarón

Gravity

Alfonso Cuarón

2012 LAFCA Award – Best Director

The Master Paul Thomas Anderson

The Master

Paul Thomas Anderson

2011 LAFCA Award – Best Director

The Tree of Life Terrence Malick

The Tree of Life

Terrence Malick

2010 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Carlos Olivier Assayas

Carlos

Olivier Assayas

2010 LAFCA Award – Best Director

The Social Network David Fincher

The Social Network

David Fincher

2009 LAFCA Award – Best Director

The Hurt Locker Kathryn Bigelow

The Hurt Locker

Kathryn Bigelow

2008 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Slumdog Millionaire Danny Boyle

Slumdog Millionaire

Danny Boyle

2007 LAFCA Award – Best Director

There Will Be Blood Paul Thomas Anderson

There Will Be Blood

Paul Thomas Anderson

2006 LAFCA Award – Best Director

United 93 Paul Greengrass

United 93

Paul Greengrass

2005 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Brokeback Mountain Ang Lee

Brokeback Mountain

Ang Lee

2004 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Sideways Alexander Payne

Sideways

Alexander Payne

2003 LAFCA Award – Best Director

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

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Peter Jackson

2002 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Talk to Her Pedro Almodóvar

Talk to Her

Pedro Almodóvar

2001 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Mulholland Drive David Lynch

Mulholland Drive

David Lynch

2000 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Erin Brockovich Steven Soderbergh

Erin Brockovich

Steven Soderbergh

1999 LAFCA Award – Best Director

American Beauty Sam Mendes

American Beauty

Sam Mendes

1998 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Saving Private Ryan Steven Spielberg

Saving Private Ryan

Steven Spielberg

1997 LAFCA Award – Best Director

L.A. Confidential Curtis Hanson

L.A. Confidential

Curtis Hanson

1996 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Secrets & Lies Mike Leigh

Secrets & Lies

Mike Leigh

1995 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Leaving Las Vegas Mike Figgis

Leaving Las Vegas

Mike Figgis

1994 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Pulp Fiction Quentin Tarantino

Pulp Fiction

Quentin Tarantino

1993 LAFCA Award – Best Director

The Piano Jane Campion

The Piano

Jane Campion

1992 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Unforgiven Clint Eastwood

Unforgiven

Clint Eastwood

1991 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Bugsy Barry Levinson

Bugsy

Barry Levinson

1990 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Goodfellas Martin Scorsese

Goodfellas

Martin Scorsese

1989 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Do the Right Thing Spike Lee

Do the Right Thing

Spike Lee

1988 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Dead Ringers David Cronenberg

Dead Ringers

David Cronenberg

1987 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Hope and Glory John Boorman

Hope and Glory

John Boorman

1986 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Blue Velvet David Lynch

Blue Velvet

David Lynch

1985 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Brazil Terry Gilliam

Brazil

Terry Gilliam

1984 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Amadeus Milos Forman

Amadeus

Milos Forman

1983 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Terms of Endearment James L. Brooks

Terms of Endearment

James L. Brooks

1982 LAFCA Award – Best Director

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial Steven Spielberg

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Steven Spielberg

1981 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Reds Warren Beatty

Reds

Warren Beatty

1980 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Tess Roman Polanski

Tess

Roman Polanski

1979 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Kramer vs. Kramer Robert Benton

Kramer vs. Kramer

Robert Benton

1978 LAFCA Award – Best Director

The Deer Hunter Michael Cimino

The Deer Hunter

Michael Cimino

1977 LAFCA Award – Best Director

The Turning Point Herbert Ross

The Turning Point

Herbert Ross

1976 LAFCA Award – Best Director

Network Sidney Lumet

Network

Sidney Lumet