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Tom Hooper’s THE KING’S SPEECH Beats Out SOCIAL NETWORK AT Directors Guild Award’s

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Tom Hooper won Best Director at last nights Directors Guild Award honors for The King’s Speech. He beat out David Fincher who was heavily favored after winning the Golden Globe and a Critics Choice Award for The Social Network.

This win moves Hooper even closer to Oscar gold because the winner of the DGA has won the Oscar in all but 6 years of the history of the ceremony. This is because many voters for the Guild are area also the same voters for the Academy Awards.
Martin Scorsese won for Drama Series, Television as director of the pilot episode of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire. This marks Scorsese’s second win, he won in 2006 for The Departed.
Last night’s ceremony marked 75 years of the Director’s Guild of America.  Ceremonies were hosted byCarl Reiner.
Here are the full list of winners:
OUTSTANDING DIRECTORIAL ACHIEVEMENT IN FEATURE FILM
Tom Hooper, The King’s Speech (The Weinstein Co.)
MOVIES FOR TELEVISION AND MINI-SERIES
Mick Jackson, Temple Grandin (HBO)
DRAMA SERIES
Martin Scorsese, Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
COMEDY SERIES
Michael Spiller, Modern Family (ABC)
DOCUMENTARY
Charles Ferguson, Inside job (Representational Pictures, Sony Pictures Classics)
MUSICAL VARIETY
Glenn Weiss, 64th Annual Tony Awards (CBS)
DAYTIME SERIALS
Larry Carpenter, One Life to Live, “Episode #10,687″
REALITY PROGRAMS
Eytan Keller, The Next Iron Chef, “Episode #301″ (Food Network)
COMMERCIALS
Stacy Wall (Imperial Woodpecker)
CHILDREN’S PROGRAMS
Eric Bross, The Boy Who Cried Werewolf (Nickelodeon)
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