Sam Mendes took home the top prize at the 72nd Annual DGA Awards on Saturday. The filmmaker won for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Theatrical Feature Film for 1917.
During the ceremony hosted by Judd Apatow, the Directors Guild of America recognized achievements in film and TV from the past year. In addition to Mendes, Bill Hader, James Burrows and Spike Jonze were also honored in the TV and commercial categories.
The DGA win for 1917 comes after the filmmaker took home a Golden Globe and Critics’ Choice Award for Best Director. The World War I movie has also won the Golden Globe and PGA Award for Best Film. In a separate ceremony hosted on Saturday, 1917 won the top prize at the American Society of Cinematographers Awards.