Academy Award For Best Director

Academy Award For Best Director

The Academy Award for Best Directing (Best Director), usually known as the Best Director Oscar, is one of the Awards of Merit presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) to directors working in the motion picture industry. While nominations for Best Director are made by members in the Academy's Directing branch, the award winners are selected by the Academy membership as a whole.

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... As the Academy Awards are based in the United States and are centered on the Hollywood film industry, the majority of Academy Award winners have been Americans ... Nonetheless, there is significant international presence at the awards, as evidenced by the following list of winners of the Academy Award for Best Director ... Richardson, John Schlesinger, and Tom Hooper However, no director has won for a film that is entirely in a foreign language ...

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