Sunday, September 26

Sundance – Directing Award – Dramatic

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

2020 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

The 40-Year-Old Version Radha Blank

The 40-Year-Old Version

Radha Blank

2019 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

The Last Black Man in San Francisco Joe Talbot

The Last Black Man in San Francisco

Joe Talbot

2018 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

The Kindergarten Teacher Sara Colangelo

The Kindergarten Teacher

Sara Colangelo

2017 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Beach Rats Eliza Hittman

Beach Rats

Eliza Hittman

2016 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Swiss Army Man Daniel Scheinert

Swiss Army Man

Daniel Scheinert

2015 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

The Witch Robert Eggers

The Witch

Robert Eggers

2014 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Fishing Without Nets Cutter Hodierne

Fishing Without Nets

Cutter Hodierne

2013 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Afternoon Delight Jill Soloway

Afternoon Delight

Jill Soloway

2012 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Middle of Nowhere Ava DuVernay

Middle of Nowhere

Ava DuVernay

2011 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Martha Marcy May Marlene Sean Durkin

Martha Marcy May Marlene

Sean Durkin

2010 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

3 Backyards Eric Mendelsohn

3 Backyards

Eric Mendelsohn

2009 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Sin nombre Cary Joji Fukunaga

Sin nombre

Cary Joji Fukunaga

2008 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Ballast Lance Hammer

Ballast

Lance Hammer

2007 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Rocket Science Jeffrey Blitz

Rocket Science

Jeffrey Blitz

2006 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints Dito Montiel

A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

Dito Montiel

2005 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

The Squid and the Whale Noah Baumbach

The Squid and the Whale

Noah Baumbach

2004 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Down to the Bone Debra Granik

Down to the Bone

Debra Granik

2003 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Thirteen Catherine Hardwicke

Thirteen

Catherine Hardwicke

2002 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Tadpole Gary Winick

Tadpole

Gary Winick

2001 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Hedwig and the Angry Inch John Cameron Mitchell

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

John Cameron Mitchell

2000 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Girlfight Karyn Kusama

Girlfight

Karyn Kusama

1999 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Judy Berlin Eric Mendelsohn

Judy Berlin

Eric Mendelsohn

1998 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Pi Darren Aronofsky

Pi

Darren Aronofsky

1997 Sundance Film Festival – Directing Award – Dramatic

Hurricane Streets Morgan J. Freeman

Hurricane Streets

Morgan J. Freeman