One Degree of Kevin Bacon

These CSU Monterey Bay connections, very much in notes/draft format, show just a few of the colleagues I attended and graduated from my university with, on their path to the limelight: Ram Paul Silbey ==> 2nd Assistant Director, “Get Out” ==> Jordan Peele DGA Nomination! https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-directors-guild-awards-20180203-story.html Jordan Peele with his DGA award. https://t.co/eWnWotGBBU pic.twitter.com/bImxrc9Zzi — Read More …

Chazelle v. Jenkins: Young’uns In the Mix

So, last night were the Awards for Directors Guild of America, and Damien Chazelle was honored for La La Land. He is just 32 years old — in fact, he is a mere 10 days younger than ME — he could literally be the youngest Directing recipient ever at the Academy Awards. Should Barry Jenkins, Read More …

Shared from Variety: ‘The Revenant’ Director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu Wins DGA Movie Award

Tonight’s final DGAs for films of 2015 were doled out to The Revenant‘s Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu. It is his second year win in a row, a first in history. First-time directorial honors went to Alex Garland for Ex Machina. See all results at link below: http://variety.com/2016/film/news/directors-guild-winners-announced-1201699333/