The Directors Guild of America revealed the nominees for their 69th annual DGA Awards in the TV, commercials and documentary categories. Stranger Things, Westworld and The People v. O.J. received nods for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Series while Golden Globe winner Atlanta and HBO favorites Silicon Valley and Veep were nominated for comedy.
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On Tuesday, the Directors Guild Association released the nominees for their top honors in directing for features. On Wednesday, the DGA released the nominees for television and commercials, completing the list of candidates for this year’s top honors.
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Logline: Centers on the true story of Jennifer Thompson-Cannino, who was raped as a college student in 1984 and later identified the 22-year-old Cotton as her attacker, leading to a jury conviction and sentence of life in prison. Cotton maintained his innocence and was freed 11 years later, thanks to DNA testing; Thompson-Cannino and Cotton then met, became friends and began traveling together through the Innocence Project to promote understanding about flaws in the criminal justice system.