BEST DIRECTOR

  • Hollywood filmmaker Bennett Miller wins best director award at Cannes for 'Foxcatcher' May 25, 2014

    Cannes: Bennett Miller scooped the best director award at the Cannes Film Festival on Saturday for "Foxcatcher", a film showcasing another side to the acting skills of funny man Steve Carell. Miller's movie based on the reallife murder of Olympic wrestler Dave Schultz by multimillionaire John du Pont has...
  • Oscars 2014: Alfonso Cuaron wins best director for 'Gravity' March 3, 2014

    Los Angeles: Alfonso Cuaron has won the Academy Award for best director for the visually groundbreaking lost-in-space spectacle 'Gravity.' It was the seventh Oscar of the evening for 'Gravity' and the second for Cuaron himself. Earlier in the evening he shared in the Oscar for film editing. The Mexican director, 52, has...
  • Oscars 2014: Nominations in the best director category January 16, 2014

    New Delhi: The nominations for the 86th Academy Awards, announced Thursday morning in Beverly Hills, Calif., were led by the 3D space odyssey 'Gravity' and the conartist caper 'American Hustle,' both with 10 nominations. The harrowing historical epic '12 Years a Slave' trailed closely with nine nominations. The names that feature...
  • Golden Globe: The best quotes and moments January 14, 2013

    Show Bits brings you the 70th annual Golden Globes awards through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item. ___ QUICKQUOTE: "I'm really grateful. We got nominated for seven Oscars, including best picture. I was thrilled. I mean, if you can't...
  • National Award: Gurvinder Singh wins best director March 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Gurvinder Singh, the director of Punjabi film 'Anhe Ghorey Da Daan' has won the National Award for the Best Director. Based on a Punjabi novel of the same title by Gurdial Singh, the film is set in a village called Patinda, where villagers work on the fields of the...
  • Oscars: Backstage interview of Hazanavicius February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Michel Hazanavicius won the Oscars for the Best Director for 'The Artist'. 'The Artist' bagged top honours at the Oscars including Best Picture and Best Actor for Jean Dujardin. Here's the backstage interview with Michel Hazanavicius: Q. Congratulations. A. Thank you. Q. I'm going to ask the question in English. A....
  • Oscars: Best director speech by Hazanavicius February 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Michel Hazanavicius won the Best Director Oscars for 'The Artist'. The silent, French romance had a dream run at the Oscars sweeping the top awards including Best Film and Best Leading Actor. Here's Michel Hazanavicius's speech after winning Best Director Michel Hazanavicius: Yes, thank you. Thank you...
  • Oscar watch: Catch the nominations February 25, 2012

    Rajeev Masand takes you through the nominations for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director and Best Film for the Academy Awards. ...
  • Oscar watch: Nominations for Best Director February 18, 2012

    This week Rajeev Masand takes a look at the five nominations for the Best Director. ...
  • Bollywood beaten back at National Film Awards May 19, 2011

    New Delhi: The 58th National Film Awards brought the spotlight back on regional cinema with Malayalam film 'Adaminte Makan Abu', a simple yet evocative narrative of a man's pursuit of religion, winning best feature and its lead actor Salim Kumar picking up the best actor award. The prestigious awards, which were...
  • In Pics: Oscar nominations for best direction January 23, 2008

    Take a look at the five directors who have been nominated in the Best Direction Category this year. ...