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2010 COLA Winners Announced

  

On Sunday, October 26th, members of the California production community gathered at the Beverly Hilton Hotel to honor the location scouts who have made a significant impact in the world of print, commercials, television and film.  The 16th Annual California On Location Awards, or COLAs, were co-hosted by actresses Linda Grey and Joan Collins.  A complete list of winners is presented below:

 

Location Professional of the Year – Stills

Geoff Juckes – “Roberto Cavalli”

 

Location Professional of the Year – Commercials

Kent Matsuoka – “Ford Superduty”

           

Teamsters Local 399 Assistant Location Manager of the Year – Features

Michael Wesley (Aycock) – “Inception”

 

Teamsters Local 399 Assistant Location Manager of the Year – Television

Jason Kaplon – “Cold Case”

 

Location Professional of the Year – TV Episodic

Timothy Hillman – “CSI:NY”

 

Location Professional of the Year – Features

Mike Fantasia – “The Green Hornet”

 

Production Company of the Year – TV Reality

New Remote Productions – “The Dudesons”

 

Location Team of the Year – TV Episodic

CBS TELEVISION PRODUCTION-“NCIS: Los Angeles”

 

Tony Salome, Location Manager

Peter Sands, Location Manager

Greg Lazzaro, Location Manager

Dorion Thomas, Key Assistant Location Manager

JJ Levine, Key Assistant Location Manager

Roger Fath, Key Assistant Location Manager

Ronald "Kartoon" Antwine,  Assistant Location Manager

 

Location Team of the Year – Features

Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. – “The Green Hornet”

 

Mike Fantasia, Location Manager 

Donny Martino, Jr., Key Assistant Location Manager

Peter Costelli, Key Assistant Location Manager

Steven Lee, Key Assistant Location Manager

Marie Healy, Key Assistant Location Manager

Perri Fichtner, Key Assistant Location Manager

Michael B. Louis, Key Assistant Location Manager

George Shockley, Key Assistant Location Manager

Jorge Alvarez,  Key Assistant Location Manager

Chas Allen, Key Assistant Location Manager

Brigette Pope, Key Assistant Location Manager

Lori Balton, Location Scout

 

Public Employee of the Year – City

Gus Pivetti – City of Santa Clarita

 

Public Employee of the Year – County

Brad Albertazzi & Bob Eicholtz – County of Placer

 

Public Employee of the Year – State

Chuck Bancroft – State Parks

 

Public Employee of the Year – Federal

Commander Sean Carroll – United States Coast Guard