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Academy Award for Directing

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The Academy Award for Directing is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; the awards are voted on by other people within the industry. As is the customary practice in Wikipedia for listing Oscar results, the winner of the award for that year is listed first. The films below are listed with their production year, so for example the Oscar awarded in 2000 went to the Best Supporting Actor in 1999. In the majority of years, this award has gone to the director of the eventual winner for Best Picture, although in recent years this trend has weakened.

While the award is considered a good way to sum up the most successful and talented American film directors, it is interesting to note that several revered directors such as Stanley Kubrick, Orson Welles, and Alfred Hitchcock never won the award. Martin Scorsese, who has been nominated for the award five times as of 2005, is typically considered the most notable living American director without an Oscar, with Robert Altman running a close second.

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In the first year only a separate award was given for Comedy Direction

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See also: Best Picture - Best Actor - Best Actress - Best Supporting Actor - Best Supporting Actress - Best Director

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