Congratulations are in order as acclaimed director and previous Black Women in Hollywood honoree Ava DuVernay, who received her first DGA Awards nomination.
The Director Guild of America released a partial list of 2020 nominees for the 72nd annual DGA Awards earlier this week with DuVernay being recognized for her Netflix limited series, When They See Us.
DuVernay celebrated the news on Monday.
“Thanks to my fellow helmers for today’s #DGAAward nomination,” she wrote on Twitter. “My first-ever Directors Guild Award acknowledgment. Feels nice. On behalf of our whole directorial team, thanks for recognizing this work. #WhenTheySeeUs.”