The Other Guild Awards 2014

Not only the Screen Actors have a guild that hands out awards to themselves. Not to be outdone by those in front of the camera, The Producers, Directors, and Writers Guilds each hold formal ceremonies where they award themselves for the best of the previous year. This year's ceremonies have all taken place in the past several weeks.

Producers Guild Awards
On January 19, the Producers handed out their awards to each other:

The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures: Gravity and 12 Years a Slave
-- This tie caused quite a stir in the press as the winner of this award is often the frontrunner for an Oscar. We shall have to wait and see.
The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures: Frozen
The Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures: We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks

The David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television: Behind the Candelabra
The Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama: Breaking Bad
The Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy: Modern Family

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television: Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown
The Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television: The Colbert Report
The Award for Outstanding Producer of Competition Television: The Voice
The Award for Outstanding Sports Program: SportsCenter
The Award for Outstanding Children’s Program: Sesame Street
The Award for Outstanding Digital Series: Wired: What’s Inside

In addition to the competitive awards, the PGA presented special honors:
The David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures: Barbara Broccoli and Michael G. Wilson
The Milestone Award: Robert Iger
The Vanguard Award: Peter Jackson and Joe Letteri
The Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television: Chuck Lorre
The Visionary Award: Chris Meledandri
The Stanley Kramer Award: Fruitvale Station

Directors Guild Awards
On January 25, the Directors followed suit:

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film: Alfonso CuarĂ³n, Gravity
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary: Jehane Noujaim, The Square

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Movies for Television and Mini-Series: Stephen Soderbergh, Behind the Candelabra
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series: Vince Gilligan, Breaking Bad
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series: Beth McCarthy-Miller, 30 Rock

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports -- Series: Don Roy King, Saturday Night Live
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Variety/Talk/News/Sports -- Specials: Glenn Weiss, The 67th Annual Tony Awards

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Reality Programs: Neil P. DeGroot, 72 Hours
Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Children's Programs: Amy Schwartz, An Apology to Elephants

Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Commercials: Martin de Thurah, The Man Who Couldn’t Slow Down (Hennessy VS)

Robert B Aldrich Service Award: Steven Soderbergh
DGA Diversity Award: Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers
Frank Capra Achievement Award: Lee Blaine
Franklin J. Schaffner Achievement Award: Vincent DeDario

Writers Guild Awards:
Finally, the Writers handed out their awards to each other February 1:

Original Screenplay: Spike Jonze, Her
Adapted Screenplay: Billy Ray, Captain Phillips
Documentary Screenplay: Sarah Polley, Stories We Tell

Drama Series: Breaking Bad
Comedy Series: Veep
New Series: House of Cards
Episodic Drama: Breaking Bad, "Confessions"
Episodic Comedy: 30 Rock, "Hogcock!"

Long Form - Adapted: Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight
Short Form New Media – Sylvia Plath: Girl Detective
Animation: The Simpsons

Comedy/Variety (Including Talk) - Series: The Colbert Report
Comedy/Variety - Music, Awards, Tributes - Specials: Blake Shelton’s Not So Family Christmas
Quiz and Audience Participation: Jeopardy!

Daytime Drama: Days of Our Lives
Children’s - Episodic and Specials: A.N.T. Farm

Documentary - Current Events: “Egypt in Crisis” (Frontline)
Documentary - Other Than Current Events: TIE “The Choice 2012” (Frontline) and “Silicon Valley” (American Experience)
News - Regularly Scheduled, Bulletin, or Breaking Report: “Tragedy at Newtown” Special Edition (ABC World News with Diane Sawyer)
News - Analysis, Feature, or Commentary: “Lethal Medicine” (60 Minutes)

Radio Documentary “2012 Year in Review,” CBS Radio News
Radio News - Regularly Scheduled or Breaking Report: “Afternoon Drive,” CBS Radio/1010 WINS
Radio News – Analysis, Feature or Commentary: “Remembering C. Everett Koop,” CBS Radio News

On-Air Promotion (Television, New Media or Radio): The Crazy Ones – Building a Better Comedy
Television Graphic Art and Animation: CBS News Animations: “Brain Injury,” “Pills,” “Bionic Leg,” “Midland Parade,” “Concordia Salvage"
Videogame: The Last of Us

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