Alumni Spike Lee & Nisha Ganatra Join the 2021 DGA TV Nominee List

Friday, Mar 12, 2021

Spike Lee and Nisha Ganatra (AP, Couture Rani)

Spike Lee and Nisha Ganatra (AP, Couture Rani)

Artistic Director and alumnus Spike Lee and alum Nisha Ganatra are nominees for the Director’s Guild of America 2021 TV Awards.

Lee is nominated in the Variety/Talk/News/Sports — Specials category for American Utopia, his film version of the acclaimed Broadway show David Byrne’s American Utopia. The musical stars David Byrne (Talking Heads, Here Lies Love) as he shares the spotlight with a diverse ensemble of 11 musical artists from around the globe.

Ganatra is nominated in Commercials for Womb Stories. Directed for Libresse & Bodyform in partnership with AMVBBDO, the animated commercial hopes to dispel myths, encourage a positive conversation and address the life-changing moments in a woman's life, from miscarriages and the menopause to endometriosis.

Find the full nomination list at Variety.