Women Make TV Directing Gains, Minorities Lag

Women directed a record 25% of episodic television in the 2017-18 season, an increase of 4% from the previous season, according to the Directors Guild of America study released Wednesday.

Harvey Weinstein Resigns From Directors Guild

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is no longer a member of the Directors Guild of America. A DGA representative said Weinstein resigned his membership effective Monday. Weinstein has been expelled from a number of professional guilds and organizations, including the Producer’s Guild and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences since dozens of […]

Thomas Schlamme Elected Directors Guild Pres.

DGA Names Russ Hollander New Chief Executive

DGA’s Jay Roth Stepping Down After Two Decades

Directors Guild Sets Deal For On TV Networks Staff

Women, Minority TV Director Hiring Lags

Women directed 17% and minorities 19% of the more than 4,000 episodes produced last season for broadcast, cable and high-budget streaming series, the Directors Guild of America says in its annual survey.

Directors Guild Sets Team For Network Negotiations

Female TV Directors Make Modest Strides

With all this talk of too much TV, there still isn’t an overabundance of female and minority directors behind the camera. That’s according to the Directors Guild of America’s latest report analyzing the gender and ethnicity of directors hired by prime-time television shows across broadcast and cable networks, as well as rising Internet networks such as Netflix and Amazon.

DGA Blames Studios, Networks For Gender Bias

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Directors Guild of America says networks and studios are to blame for the “deplorable” dearth of female directors in Hollywood, following a call by the American Civil Liberties Union for an investigation into the industry’s “systemic failure” to hire female directors. The DGA released a statement late Tuesday after the […]

DGA Members Ratify New Commercials Pact

Union Finds TV Diversity Hiring Stalled

The Directors Guild of America report said that employers have made no significant improvement in diversity among TV directors in the last four years. White males directed the vast majority of the more than 3,500 cable, broadcast and high-budget online episodes made for the 2013-14 season, according to the study.

Studio Deals Unlock Trove Of Reruns For TV

Thousands of hours of television programming are becoming available to rerun on digital networks and cable channels after new residual agreements between studios and Hollywood’s three largest unions. The shows now freed from “residual gridlock” include old broadcast series like Charlie’s Angels and The Flying Nun and newer made-for-cable programs like Breaking Bad and Sons of Anarchy.

DGA Reaches Contract Deal For TV Network Staffers

Female Directors Still Missing From Primetime

Caucasian males remain the dominant group among TV directors, helming 72% of all primetime episodes in the 2012-13 season, according to a new report from the Directors Guild of America.

DGA Ratifies New Commercial Contract

The Directors Guild of America has ratified a new contract with the Association of Independent Commercial Producers, the union announced today.

DGA Fails Producers On Hiring Women, Minorities