New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Director
New York Film Critics Circle Award: Best Director
Winner of the New York Film Critics Cirle Award in the category Best Director ( Best Director).
The most successful in this category were the American filmmaker John Ford and Fred Zinnemann, who won the award four times each. 23 times succeeded Film Critics Association in advance of the Oscar winners present, it will ultimately happen in 2011 with the victory of the Frenchman Michel Hazanavicius ( The Artist ). 1993, 2003 and 2009 ( The Piano ) and the US -American Sofia Coppola ( Lost in Translation) and Kathryn Bigelow with the New Zealander Jane Campion - was awarded female filmmakers ( The Hurt Locker The Hurt Locker and Zero Dark Thirty ).
* = Directors who won for her film later won the Oscar for Best Director of the Year
- New York Film Critics Circle Award