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Nominations Unveiled For Location Managers Guild International’s 3rd Annual Awards
"Trumbo" is one of the nominated features in the LMGI Awards category of Outstanding Locations in a Period Film (photo from Bleecker Street).
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Nominees for the Location Managers Guild International’s (LMGI) 3rd Annual Awards in six categories were announced by Awards Committee co-chair Robin Citrin. The awards honor productions in feature films, television programs and commercials from around the globe, in which the creative use of filming locations enhances or helps to drive the storyline. Winners will be revealed during a formal ceremony, hosted by David Doumeng on Saturday, April 23.

“We’re all thrilled to receive a record number of submissions spanning the globe this year,” said Citrin. “It’s wonderful to see such creative use of locations from all over the world.”

Co-chair and Guild VP, Lori Balton added “this year the Guild opened the submission process. Production companies, film commissions, directors, producers and filmmaking fans from around the world provided potential nominees reflecting our expanded global focus.” The LMGI is formerly known as the Location Managers Guild of America (LMGA).

THE NOMINEES FOR THE 3RD ANNUAL LOCATION MANAGERS GUILD INTERNATIONAL AWARDS 2016 ARE:

OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A PERIOD FILM
BRIDGE OF SPIES (Klaus Darrelmann and Markus Bensch – Europe; Jason Farrar – New York)
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (Simon Crook and Paul Tomlinson)
THE REVENANT (Robin Mounsey and Bruce Brownstein)
STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (Alison A.Taylor)
TRUMBO (David Thornsberry)

OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A CONTEMPORARY FILM
BLACKHAT (Janice Polley and Julie Hannum)
BLACK MASS (Charlie Harrington and Benjamin Dewey)
CREED (Patricia Taggart and Dan Gorman)
OUR BRAND IS CRISIS (Batou Chandler – New Orleans; Luis Estrella – Puerto Rico)
SICARIO (S. Todd Christensen and Shani Orona)

OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A PERIOD TELEVISION SERIES
AQUARIUS (Michael Haro and Stacey Brashear)
FARGO (Matt Palmer and Rob Hilton)
GAME OF THRONES, SEASON 5 (Robert Boake and Tate Araez)
GOTHAM (Keith Adams and Pat Sones)
SLEEPY HOLLOW, SEASON 3 (Nancy Haecker and Ryan Taylor)

OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A CONTEMPORARY TELEVISION SERIES
BETTER CALL SAUL (Christian Diaz de Bedoya)
BOSCH (Robert Paulsen and Paul Schreiber)
MR. ROBOT (Demian Resnick)
SENSE 8 (Marco Giacalone and Bill Bowling)
TRUE DETECTIVE, SEASON 2 (Michael Chickey and Caleb Duffy)

OUTSTANDING FILM COMMISSION
• Albuquerque Film Office
• Berlin Brandenburg Film Commission
• Film LA
• Mexico City Film Office
• Royal Film Commission of Jordan

OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A COMMERCIAL
Apple Music - History of Sound (Peter Orth, David Henriksen, David McKinney)
Budweiser - Lost Dog (Patrick Riley)
Chevy - Chevy Anthem (Sean Alquist)
Facebook - Friend Request (Adam Butt and Wilson Wu)
Toyota Tacoma - Let’s Go Places: Countdown (Scott Logan and Scott Trimble)

The LMGI Awards also honor outstanding service by film commissions for their support “above and beyond” during the production process. Honorary awards (the Eva Monley, Lifetime Achievement and Humanitarian Awards) celebrate industry professionals for their overall contributions to filmmaking – and to the global community beyond.

Honorary Award recipients, award presenters and venue info will be announced in the near future.

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