During a ceremony at the Beverly Hilton, hosted by Judd Apatow, the Directors Guild of America handed out its 70th annual awards.
Guillermo del Toro cemented his place as the directing frontrunner at the upcoming Oscars by being named Best Film Director for The Shape of Water.
Greta Gerwig, Jordan Peele, and Christopher Nolan were among the other nominees.
Peele picked up the First-Time Director prize for Get Out.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS:
Guillermo del Toro
THE SHAPE OF WATER
CITY OF GHOSTS
FIRST-TIME FEATURE FILM
THE HANDMAID'S TALE
MINISERIES OR TV MOVIE
BIG LITTLE LIES
VARIETY/TALK/NEWS/SPORTS - REGULARLY SCHEDULED
Don Roy King
SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE
"HOST: JIMMY FALLON"
VARIETY/TALK/NEWS/SPORTS - SPECIALS
89TH ACADEMY AWARDS
"VEGAS DELUXE AND OYSTER SHUCKS"
ANNE WITH AN E
"YOUR WILL SHALL DECIDE YOUR DESTINY"
Martin de Thurah
STUBHUB'S FESTIVAL AND MACHINES
WEALTHSIMPLE'S MAD WORLD