Directors Guild Will No Longer Consider Streaming and VOD films for its top prize

It’s theatrical release or bust for the DGA. Spielberg may not have gotten his way with The Academy, but the DGA has a huge hand in what gets nominated and what has a real shot at best picture. This is a serious pushback.

I wonder how Alfonso Cuaron and others who have been happy to make movies for Netflix, Amazon, et al, taking the easy money for projects that aren’t “commercial,” and where the measure of “success” is radically different from the Hollywood to theatrical release business and awards model, feel?

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