The Directors Guild of America has announced its nominees for Outstanding Achievement in Documentaries for the year 2010. They are:

Linxin Fan, Last Train Home

Charles Ferguson, Inside Job

Alex Gibney, Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer

Davis Guggenheim, Waiting for “Superman”

Tim Hetherington and Sebastian Junger, Restrepo

This is the first DGA award nomination for every nominee save one; Alex Gibney was nominated in the same category, and won an Oscar, for 2007’s Taxi to the Dark Side. Guggenheim took home an Academy Award for his 2006 documentary An Inconvenient Truth.