The Directors Guild of America recently awarded its top prize for feature-film directing to a director known for his hit biopic. The film, which stars a well-known actor, has already won top honors from other prestigious awards. The director expressed gratitude for the recognition and mentioned his past nominations. He is a strong contender for the best director Oscar. The article also mentions other filmmakers who were nominated for the award. The DGA also awarded a prize for best first-time director to a female filmmaker, continuing a trend seen in recent years. The article provides a list of the top winners in various categories.