Directors Guild Awards Set for February 2, 2013

The DGA will host is annual awards dinner on Feb. 2, 2013. Members will vote online for the first time

The 65th annual Directors Guild of America awards dinner will take place on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland in Los Angeles.

DGA President Taylor Hackford made the announcement Wednesday.

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Five feature film nominees will be announced on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013. The TV and commercial nominees will be announced Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, and documentary nominees will be announced on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013.

The DGA Award for outstanding directorial achievement in feature film has often been an accurate barometer for who will win the Academy Award. Since the DGA Award’s inception in 1949, the DGA winner has won the corresponding Academy Award 58 out of 64 times.

Michael Hazanavicius took both honors for “The Artist” earlier this year.

For the first time, voting by DGA members will be all online. Details on the voting and eligibility can be found at www.dga.org.