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Melina Matsoukas and Geremy Jasper Nominated at the DGA Awards 2018

The Directors Guild of America Awards announced the nominees for outstanding achievements in television in 2017 today!!

Congratulations to PRETTYBIRD directors Melina Matsoukas and Geremy Jasper for both scoring their first DGA Award Nomination!!

Melina has been nominated for a DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Comedy Series for the award winning “Thanksgiving” episode of the hit Netflix series Master of None. Geremy has been nominated for Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film, Patti Cake$.

The 70th Annual DGA Awards will take place on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

See the full list of nominations here.

Melina Matsoukas
Master of None, “Thanksgiving”
Ms. Matsoukas’s Directorial Team:
· Unit Production Managers: Gwen Bialic, Igor Srubshchik
· First Assistant Director: Christo Morse
· Second Assistant Director: Ellen Parnett
· Second Second Assistant Director: Dustin Bewley
· Location Manager: Julie Sage

Geremy Jasper
Patti Cake$
(Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Mr. Jasper’s Directorial Team:
Unit Production Manager: Sara Blechman
First Assistant Director: Inna Braude
Second Assistant Director: Natasha Rivera
Second Second Assistant Director: Lucas Isabella
Additional Second Second Assistant Director: Alice Johnson