Coen Brothers and Tony Awards Director Weiss Win DGA Film and TV Awards

News   Coen Brothers and Tony Awards Director Weiss Win DGA Film and TV Awards Ethan Coen, whose Almost an Evening is playing Off-Broadway, won — with his brother Joel Coen — a Directors Guild of America Award for the feature film "No Country for Old Men."

Winners — for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film as well as Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Television, Documentaries and Commercials for 2007 — were announced at the 60th Annual DGA Awards dinner Jan. 26 in Los Angeles.

The Coen brothers took home the top feature prize for Feature Film. This marked Ethan Coen's first nomination for the honor. Joel Coen was previously nominated for the film "Fargo."

Glenn Weiss won the award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Musical Variety for "The 61st annual Tony Awards." Weiss had previously been nominated for the Tony program in 2006, 2005, 2002 and 2001.

Among other winners were Alan Taylor for the pilot of "Mad Men" (in the Dramatic Series Night category) and Barry Sonnenfeld for the "Pushing Daisies" pilot (Comedy Series).

For more information on the Director Guild of America, visit dga.org.