DGA Awards reverse course on eligibility rules, allow for day-and-date releases like ‘Dune’

DGA Awards reverse course on eligibility rules, allow for day-and-date releases like ‘Dune’
Dune” auteur Denis Villeneuve and “King Richard” director Reinaldo Marcus Green are among the acclaimed filmmakers who likely breathed a sigh of relief on Friday afternoon, as the Directors Guild of America announced it had reversed course on its eligibility rules for the 2022 ceremony to allow for day-and-date releases to compete for the DGA Awards next year.

“The change will allow films that receive a ‘day and date’ release to be eligible for the award if they have a qualifying theatrical run and are marketed as a theatrical film,” the DGA said in a press release. “The National Board made this decision due to the unique and unusual circumstances facing the industry this year.”

Back in June, the Directors Guild announced it would return to pre-pandemic requirements for all movies released after June 15, 2021. That decision meant the entire slate of Warner Bros. movies released in the remaining six months of
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