took home the commercials trophy at the 59th annual Directors Guild of America awards last weekend, winning for the first time after four nominations ( 2000, 2002 and 2004). Ariola's work in 2006 cited in the award includes Traveler's Insurance 'Snowball
,' 'First Taste
' for Coca-Cola and Johnny Walker 'Human
'. Hungry Man's Bryan Buckley
and David Gray
, Ariola's MJZ rostermate Tom Kuntz
and Joe Pytka
were also nominated.