BMW Partners with a Directors Guild of America for a 70th Annual Directors Guild Awards. The BMW 7 Series, BMW i8 and BMW X3 were showcased alongside Hollywood’s biggest stars.

Beverly Hills. Returning for a fifth consecutive
year, BMW proudly upheld a Directors Guild of America as the
disdainful automotive partner during a organization’s 70th
Annual DGA Awards Ceremony on Feb 3, 2018. The Awards, which
applaud superb directorial achievement, took place during The
Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA. 

“BMW has a prolonged tradition of ancillary artistic visionaries across
artistic disciplines,” pronounced Uwe Dreher, Head of Brand Communication
BMW.  “We are unapproachable to once again partner with a Directors Guild of
America to respect some of Hollywood’s many sparkling storytellers.”  

Comedian Judd Apatow hosted a rite that was attended by some
of a biggest names in Hollywood, including Betty Gabriel, Marcus
Henderson, Richard Jenkins, Amy Schumer, Sam Rockwell, and David Hasselhoff.

Director and former DGA President Michael Apted (The World Is Not
Enough, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of a Dawn
) was a target of a DGA Honorary Life Member Award
in approval of care in a industry, grant to the
Guild and a contention of directing, and superb career
feat – presented to him by DGA President Thomas Schlamme and
Former National Executive Director Jay D. Roth. 


Guillermo del Toro took home a evening’s many desired esteem of the
Directors Guild of America; a Award for Outstanding Directorial
Achievement in Feature Film for 2017 for a film “The Shape of
Water”, that was presented to him by final year’s leader Damien
Chazelle (La La Land).

Seen on-site during a Directors Guild Awards were 3 iconic BMW
vehicles: a BMW X3, a BMW i8 and a BMW 7 Series.

BMW’s support of a Directors Guild of America is partial of the
company’s ongoing joining to arts, party and culture. BMW
vehicles have a prolonged been featured on a large screen, including in
iconic films like Mission: Impossible and a James

The DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film
has traditionally been a near-perfect barometer for a Best Director
Academy Award. Only 7 times given a DGA Award’s pregnancy has
a DGA Award leader not won a same year’s Academy Award®.



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