The Santa Barbara International Film Festival Outstanding Directors of the Year Award is given to directors not afraid to push the envelope in the cinematic world, with an expertise that is both gracious and bold.
Moderated by The Hollywood Reporter Awards Columnist Scott Feinberg, the recipients are:
Chloé Zhao (Nomadland)
David Fincher (Mank)
Lee Isaac Chung (Minari)
Thomas Vinterberg (Another Round)
Watch the full panel in the following playlist: