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"Sicario," "The Revenant"  Are Feature Film Winners At Location Managers Guild International Awards
Benicio Del Toro in a scene from "Sicario" (photo by Richard Foreman Jr. SMPSP/courtesy of Lionsgate)
TV series honors go to "Game of Thrones," "Sense8"
  • GLENDALE, Calif.
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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
WES ANDERSON

Humanitarian Award
AMY BRENNEMAN and BRAD SILBERLING

Lifetime Achievement Award
JANICE POLLEY, Location Manager

Trailblazer Award
STEVE DAYAN, Head of Local 399 Teamsters

LMGI AWARDS WINNERS:

Outstanding Locations in a Period Film
THE REVENANT
Location Managers: ROBIN MOUNSEY and BRUCE BROWNSTEIN

Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film
SICARIO
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
SENSE8
Location Managers: MARCO GIACALONE and BILL BOWLING

Outstanding Film Commission
FilmL.A. (BOSCH)

Outstanding Locations in a Commercial
CHEVY: "Anthem"
Location Managers: SEAN ALQUIST (Los Angeles), ART CHALERMPHAN (Bangkok), DANIEL FONTOURA (Rio), JIKESH SHAH (Kolkata)

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