The DGA nominations have been announced and the final five directors are:
- David Fincher, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
- Christopher Nolan, The Dark Knight
- Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire
- Ron Howard, Frost/Nixon
- Gus Van Sant, Milk
The winner will be named at the 61st Annual DGA Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 31st, at the Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.