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#screensparks: garth davis wins dga for best first time feature director

Australian director Garth Davis has won the best first time feature director prize at the 2017 Directors Guild of America Awards in Los Angeles. Davis has been nominated in two categories for his critical and audience hit Lion, which stars Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman, including Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Feature Film, which was eventually awarded to La La Land director Damian Chazelle. Davis is…

#screensparks: ‘lion’ director garth davis nominated for two dga awards

Australian director Garth Davis has scored two nominations at next month’s Directors Guild of America awards. Davis has been nominated in two categories for his debut feature Lion, which stars Dev Patel and Nicole Kidman — Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Feature Film and Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director. Good luck to all the directors nominated!

#screensparks: garth davis debut feature ‘lion’ opens in limited release

The debut feature Lion from Australian director Garth Davis opens in New York and Los Angeles this week. Davis is a well-known TV and commercials director, including helming several episodes of Top of The Lake, where he was nominated for a Prime Time Emmy. Lion, which stars Dev Patel and Rooney Mara alongside Australian acting greats Nicole Kidman and David Wenham, is about a man who…