Location Managers Guild International Announces Honorary Award Recipients for 2016 LMGI Awards

Productions are nothing without locations, and the Location Managers Guild established an award show in 2014 to recognize the talented individuals who find and secure the diverse locations that bring a production to life.  Recently, the guild announced the individuals who will receive Honorary Awards at the Third Annual LMGI Awards, being celebrated April 23, 2016.  The Location Managers Guild will be celebrating their third consecutive award show on

Hosted by David Doumeng, a previous LMGI winner, celebrated Location Manager and lively entertainer, the event will take place at the Alex Theater in Glendale, CA. This year’s honorees include directors who have, throughout their career, supported the craft of location management.

Honorary Awards include filmmaker Wes Anderson accepting the Eva Monley Award.  Director Michael Mann will present the Lifetime Achievement Award to location manager Janice Polley.   Hollywood Teamsters Local 399 CEO Steve Dayan will be honored with the Trailblazer Award.  Director Brad Silberling and actor Amy Brenneman will receive the Humanitarian Award.

To learn more about the LMGI Awards and to purchase tickets, please visit:  http://www.lmgiawards.com/
Here is a complete list of this year’s LMGI Award Nominees:


OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A PERIOD FILM

BRIDGE OF SPIES (Klaus Darrelmann and Markus Bensch – Europe; Jason Farrar – New York)
MAD MAX: FURY ROAD (Simon Crook and Paul Tomlinson)
THE REVENANT (Robin Mounsey and Bruce Brownstein)
• STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON (Alison A.Taylor)
TRUMBO (David Thornsberry)

OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A CONTEMPORARY FILM

BLACKHAT (Janice Polley and Julie Hannum)
BLACK MASS (Charlie Harrington and Benjamin Dewey)
CREED (Patricia Taggart and Dan Gorman)
• OUR BRAND IS CRISIS (Batou Chandler – New Orleans; Luis Estrella – Puerto Rico)
SICARIO (S. Todd Christensen and Shani Orona)

OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A PERIOD TELEVISION SERIES

AQUARIUS (Michael Haro and Stacey Brashear)
FARGO (Matt Palmer and Rob Hilton)
GAME OF THRONES, SEASON 5 (Robert Boake and Tate Araez)
GOTHAM (Keith Adams and Pat Sones)
SLEEPY HOLLOW, SEASON 3 (Nancy Haecker and Ryan Taylor)

OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A CONTEMPORARY TELEVISION SERIES

BETTER CALL SAUL (Christian Diaz de Bedoya)
BOSCH (Robert Paulsen and Paul Schreiber)
MR. ROBOT (Demian Resnick)
SENSE 8 (Marco Giacalone and Bill Bowling)
TRUE DETECTIVE, SEASON 2 (Michael Chickey and Caleb Duffy)

OUTSTANDING FILM COMMISSION

• Albuquerque Film Office
• Berlin Brandenburg Film Commission
• Film LA
• Mexico City Film Office
• Royal Film Commission of Jordan

OUTSTANDING LOCATIONS IN A COMMERCIAL

Apple Music – History of Sound (Peter Orth, David Henriksen, David McKinney)
Budweiser – Lost Dog (Patrick Riley)
Chevy – Chevy Anthem (Sean Alquist)
Facebook – Friend Request (Adam Butt and Wilson Wu)
Toyota Tacoma – Let’s Go Places: Countdown (Scott Logan and Scott Trimble)