- Sunday, Apr. 24, 2016
- GLENDALE, Calif.
The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) announced and honored the winners of its 3rd Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards tonight. The event honored the outstanding and creative international contributions of location professionals and film commissions across film, television and commercials. The black-tie awards ceremony took place at the Alex Theatre in Glendale before an audience of 500, including LMGI members, industry executives and press. Location manager David Doumeng served as host.
The Revenant and Sicario topped the respective feature categories Outstanding Locations in a Period Film and Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film.
Game of Thrones, season 5, was honored for Outstanding Locations in a Period TV Series while Sense8 garnered the Outstanding Locations honor for a Contemporary TV Series. Chevy’s “Anthem” topped the Commercials category.
FilmL.A. was named Best Film Commission for its work on Bosch.
Tony Revolori (The Grand Budapest Hotel, Spider-Man: Homecoming) presented director Wes Anderson (The Grand Budapest Hotel, The Royal Tenenbaums) with the Eva Monley Award. Jeff Goldblum (The Grand Budapest Hotel) accepted the award on Anderson’s behalf. Golden Globe and Emmy-nominated actress Amy Brenneman (The Leftovers, Private Practice, Judging Amy) and director/executive producer Brad Silberling (Reign, Jane the Virgin) were honored with LMGI’s Humanitarian Award for their work with numerous charities and their commitment to social responsibility. Director Michael Mann (Heat, Ali, Collateral) presented the Lifetime Achievement Award to supervising location manager Janice Polley (Insurgent, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Collateral). Teamsters Local 399 head Steve Dayan (The Family Man, City of Angels, The Cable Guy, Volcano) was presented with the Trailblazer Award by California Film Commission executive director Amy Lemisch and location manager Ilt Jones (Transformers, Inception, The Dark Knight Rises).
LMGI AWARDS HONOREES:
Eva Monley Award
AMY BRENNEMAN and BRAD SILBERLING
Lifetime Achievement Award
JANICE POLLEY, Location Manager
STEVE DAYAN, Head of Local 399 Teamsters
LMGI AWARDS WINNERS:
Outstanding Locations in a Period Film
Location Managers: ROBIN MOUNSEY and BRUCE BROWNSTEIN
Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film
Location Managers: S. TODD CHRISTENSEN and SHANI ORONA
Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series
GAME OF THRONES, Season 5
Location Managers: ROBERT BOAKE and TATE ARAEZ
Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series
Location Managers: MARCO GIACALONE and BILL BOWLING
Outstanding Film Commission
Outstanding Locations in a Commercial
Location Managers: SEAN ALQUIST (Los Angeles), ART CHALERMPHAN (Bangkok), DANIEL FONTOURA (Rio), JIKESH SHAH (Kolkata)