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DGA to allow awards screeners
Guild reverses longstanding policy
By: Dave McNary
Posted On: May. 7, 2012
Reversing a longstanding policy, the Directors Guild of America will allow studios and distributors to send "for your consideration" screeners to DGA members beginning this awards season.
"There's nothing better than watching a movie on the big screen, exactly as the director intended," said DGA President Taylor Hackford. "But it's not always possible for our members to get to the theater to see every film in awards contention. For that reason, the National Board has decided to allow members to receive 'for your consideration' screeners."
The DGA has over 14,000 members.