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Martin Scorsese lands 11th Directors' Guild of America nomination

Wolf of Wall Street

Story by Jack Foley

MARTIN Scorsese has landed the 11th Directors’ Guild of America nomination of his illustrious career for his current film, The Wolf of Wall Street.

The veteran filmmaker was one of five directors included on the shortlist for the 66th annual DGA Awards, which will be presented on January 25, 2014.

Also included were three first time nominees: Alfonso Cuaron for Gravity and British duo Paul Greengrass for Captain Phillips and Steve McQueen for 12 Years A Slave.

David O. Russell, who was previously nominated for 2010’s The Fighter, completed the shortlist for American Hustle.

The nominees for the TV and commercials categories will be announced on Thursday (January 9), while the documentary nominees are set to be unveiled on Monday (January 13).

Scorsese has previously won the prestigious DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Feature Film for his 2006 Oscar winner The Departed.

He has also been nominated for Taxi Driver, Raging Bull, Goodfellas, The Age of Innocence, Gangs of New York, The Aviator and Hugo.

In addition to his film nominations, Scorsese has also won the DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Dramatic Television for Boardwalk Empire in 2010 and was nominated for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary for George Harrison: Living in the Material World in 2011.

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