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Best Local Director

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Creative Loafing has been presenting Atlanta's Best People, Places and Events since 1972. These are some of the past winners for this category:

Best Director BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
Takashi Doscher
Writer and director Takashi Doscher evokes the mystique of the Appalachian Mountains in his quiet drama Still, in which a hiker becomes entwined in the lives of a mysterious couple (Lydia Wilson and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D's Nick Blood). Screening at the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival, Still captures a powerfulmore...
Writer and director Takashi Doscher evokes the mystique of the Appalachian Mountains in his quiet drama Still, in which a hiker becomes entwined in the lives of a mysterious couple (Lydia Wilson and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D's Nick Blood). Screening at the 2018 Atlanta Film Festival, Still captures a powerful sense of place amid a supernatural mystery on a low budget, leaving viewers curious to see what Doscher does next. less...

Best Local Director BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
The artistic director — or is that ringmaster? — of Dad's Garage Theatre, Daniels is gradually building a national reputation for coming up with quirky ways to attract and entertain new theater audiences. If he has a signature scene, it's the audacious, inventive, on-stage car chase of Action Movie:more...
The artistic director — or is that ringmaster? — of Dad's Garage Theatre, Daniels is gradually building a national reputation for coming up with quirky ways to attract and entertain new theater audiences. If he has a signature scene, it's the audacious, inventive, on-stage car chase of Action Movie: The Play, and he frequently plays to his strengths with comedy. But more serious productions like Stephen Sondheim's Assassins suggest that Daniels has ambitions beyond simply making people laugh. less...

Best Local Director BOA Award Winner

Year » 2000
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
John Stephens
In the past year the artistic director of Theatre Gael has shown some remarkable versatility, both with his diversity of choices and his ability to change tones on a dime. Helming The Beauty Queen of Leenane for Theatre in the Square, he smoothly and scarily moved from kitchen-sink realism to shockingmore...
In the past year the artistic director of Theatre Gael has shown some remarkable versatility, both with his diversity of choices and his ability to change tones on a dime. Helming The Beauty Queen of Leenane for Theatre in the Square, he smoothly and scarily moved from kitchen-sink realism to shocking violence, while for his own adaptation of Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales he juggled pop styles ranging from medical soap opera to spaghetti Western. He may be fond of Irish theater, but he's scarcely restricted to it. less...

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