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"Arrival," "Fences," "Hidden Figures," "La La Land," "Moonlight" Among Films Nominated For Producers Guild Awards
LOS ANGELES --

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced the motion picture nominations for the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The categories are The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures and The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures.

Zanuck Award nominations have been earned by Arrival, Deadpool, Fences, Hacksaw Ridge, Hell or High Water, Hidden Figures, La La Land, Lion, Manchester by the Sea and Moonlight.

Scoring Animated Theatrical Motion Picture nods are Finding Dory, Kubo and the Two Strings, Moana, The Secret Life of Pets and Zootopia.
 
All 2017 Producers Guild Award winners will be announced on Saturday, January 28, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. This year, the Producers Guild will present special honors to Tom Rothman (Milestone Award), James L. Brooks (Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television), Irwin Winkler (David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures), the feature film Loving (Stanley Kramer Award), and Megan Ellison (Visionary Award).
 
The 2017 Producers Guild Awards co-chairs are Donald De Line and Amy Pascal. Last week, the PGA announced Producers Guild Awards nominations for the television series/specials, children’s programs, long-form television, sports programs, and digital series categories.
 
In 1990, the Producers Guild held the first-ever Golden Laurel Awards, which were renamed the Producers Guild Awards in 2002. Richard Zanuck and Lili Fini Zanuck took home the award for Best Produced Motion Picture for Driving Miss Daisy, establishing the Guild’s awards as a bellwether for the Oscars.
 
The 2017 Producers Guild Awards motion picture nominations are listed below in alphabetical order by category, along with eligible producers’ names. 
 

The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures:
 
Arrival
Producers: Dan Levine, Shawn Levy, Aaron Ryder, David Linde
 
Deadpool
Producers: Simon Kinberg, Ryan Reynolds, Lauren Shuler Donner
 
Fences
Producers: Scott Rudin, Denzel Washington, Todd Black
 
Hacksaw Ridge
Producers: Bill Mechanic, David Permut
 
Hell or High Water
Producers: Carla Hacken, Julie Yorn
 
Hidden Figures
Producers: Donna Gigliotti, Peter Chernin & Jenno Topping, Pharrell Williams, Theodore Melfi
 
La La Land
Producers: Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz, Marc Platt
 
Lion
Producers: Emile Sherman & Iain Canning, Angie Fielder
 
Manchester By the Sea
Producers: Matt Damon, Kimberly Steward, Chris Moore, Lauren Beck, Kevin Walsh
 
Moonlight
Producers: Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner & Jeremy Kleiner

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures:   
 
Finding Dory
Producer: Lindsey Collins
 
Kubo and the Two Strings
Producers: Arianne Sutner, Travis Knight
 
Moana
Producer: Osnat Shurer
 
The Secret Life of Pets
Producers: Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy
 
Zootopia
Producer: Clark Spencer
 

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures:
* The PGA previously announced the nominations in this category on November 22, 2016.  The list below has been updated to include eligible producers.
 
Dancer
Producer: Gabrielle Tana
 
The Eagle Huntress
Producers: Stacey Reiss, Otto Bell
 
Life, Animated
Producers: Julie Goldman, Roger Ross Williams
 
O.J.: Made in America
Producers:  Ezra Edelman, Caroline Waterlow
 
Tower
Producers:  Keith Maitland, Susan Thomson, Megan Gilbride

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