Outstanding Achievement in

Direction

The Honor for Directing celebrates the artist’s vision fully realized, from inception to screen. Previous winners in this category include Alex Gibney for Taxi to the Dark Side (2008), Ari Folman for Waltz with Bashir (2009), Agnès Varda for The Beaches of Agnès (2010), Laura Poitras for The Oath (2011), Steve James for The Interrupters (2012), Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady for Detropia (2013), Sarah Polley for Stories We Tell (2014), Laura Poitras for Citizenfour (2015) and Joshua Oppenheimer for The Look of Silence (2016).

Nominees

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