LOCATION MANAGERS GUILD INTERNATIONAL (LMGI) announces the 5th Annual Location Managers Guild Awards honoring the outstanding and creative international contributions of location professionals and film commissions in film, television and commercials will be held on April 7, 2018. Online submissions will open today - Jan. 7, 2018 at www.locationmanagers.org. Awards will be presented in the following categories: Film Commission, Commercial, Contemporary Film, Period Film, Contemporary TV and Period TV. Honorary Awards will include the Humanitarian, Lifetime Achievement, Trailblazer and Eva Monley.

The voting timeline for the 2018 5th Annual LMGI Awards* is:

  • December 13, 2017 - Online Submissions Open
  • January 7, 2018 - Online Submissions Close
  • January 29 - Nomination Voting Opens
  • February 16 - Nomination Voting Closes
  • February 20 - Final Nominees Announced
  • February 26 - Final Voting Begins
  • March 19 - Final Ballot voting ends at midnight
  • April 7 - Winners Announced at 5th Annual LMGI Awards Gala

*Dates subject to change

LMGI Awards accepts domestic and international submissions for work that demonstrates the significance of locations in supporting character development and storyline. Active and retired LMGI members in good standing can vote on the awards. Submissions are open to both LMGI members and non-members.

Producers of this year's LMGI Awards are Co-Chairs Eric Klosterman and Robin Citrin. For information about the LMGI Awards, FAQs nd submission eligibility "Rules and Regulations," please visit www.locationmanagers.org or contact LMGI via email contact below.

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) is an organization of experienced career professionals in the Motion Picture, Television, Commercial and Print production industries. The guild rebranded in 2016 to reflect our growing global membership and focus. LMGI members are dedicated to the establishment of professional standards of personal conduct, safety on the setand business ethics. They support the formation of strong links with business members, governmental agencies and local communities. The Guild promotes awareness of the goals and achievements of members to the public and within the industry through creative, educational and philanthropic programs. The LMGI was founded in 2003 as a 501(c)(6), non-profit corporation as the LMGA. The LMGI is not a labor union. They do not represent Location Managers/Scouts in wage or working condition negotiations. Follow the LMGI on Facebook and Twitter@The_LMGI.