The King's Speech reigned supreme at the Directors Guild Awards.
The movie's first-time director, Tom Hooper, won the honor for directing a feature film at the awards held Saturday in Los Angeles, beating out longtime auteurs including David Fincher and Christopher Nolan.
Charles Ferguson won the documentary award for the financial crisis film Inside Job.
In TV, HBO cleaned up in two categories. Martin Scorsese won best drama series director for his work on the Boardwalk Empire pilot. Temple Grandin director Mick Jackson won for best TV movie or miniseries.