CHERYL HINES AND STEVEN WEBER JOIN
TAYLOR HACKFORD, JACLYN PHILPOTT, STEFAN DECHANT, JEANNINE OPPEWALL AND HANELLE M. CULPEPPER TO PRESENT AT THE 10th ANNUAL LMGI AWARDS
Steven Spielberg, The Creative Coalition with Tim Daly and Robin Bronk, Beth Tate, and Dow Griffith to Receive Special Honors
August 26th at The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage
The 10TH ANNUAL LOCATION MANAGERS GUILD INTERNATIONAL (LMGI) AWARDS, honoring the creative use of filming locations that set the tone, enrich the character and enhance the narrative, will be presented in the following categories: Contemporary Film, Period Film, Contemporary TV, Period TV, Commercials and Film Commissions. Honorary Awards include the Humanitarian, Lifetime Achievement and the Eva Monley Award. The full list of nominees can be viewed here: locationmanagers.org.
The LMGI is a professional international non-profit organization of location managers and not a labor union or guild.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2023
4:30 PM Press Check-In
5:00 PM Red Carpet Arrivals* | Cocktails
6:00 PM Awards Show
7:30 PM After-Party
*MEDIA CREDENTIALS REQUIRED: Contact Andy@publicity4all.com
Steven Spielberg, the master storyteller and legendary pioneer of the modern blockbuster motion picture, will receive the prestigious Eva Monley Award virtually, presented by longtime Spielberg collaborator and Oscar-winning Production Designer Rick Carter (Jurassic Park, Lincoln, The Fablemans). (Note: Mr. Spielberg will be accepting remotely).
The Creative Coalition will be bestowed with the Humanitarian Award, recognizing the organization’s commitment to using Arts and Entertainment to advocate for social change and using its diverse membership from all facets of the entertainment industry to make a difference in the world, presented by Cheryl Hines (“Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “The Flight Attendant”), and Steven Weber (“Chicago Med,” “13 Reasons Why”). Accepting on behalf of The Creative Coalition will be CEO Robin Bronk and President Tim Daly.
Additional honorees include Location Manager Dow Griffith (Lifetime Achievement Award) to be presented by Academy Award winning director Taylor Hackford and the LMGI co-founding member Beth Tate (Trailblazer Award) presented by Location Managers JJ Levine and Diane Friedman.
Additional presenters included Jaclyn Philpott (AFCI Executive Director), Academy Award-nominated Production Designer Stefan Dechant (The Tragedy of Macbeth, Kong: Skull Island, Pacific Rim: Uprising), Academy Award- nominated Production Designer Jeannine Oppewall (L.A. Confidential, Catch Me if You Can, Seabiscuit), Director and Cinematographer Patrick Cady (“Interrogation,” “Bosch”), and Director Hanelle M. Culpepper (“Star Trek: Discovery,” “Big Sky,” True Story”).
The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage
1310 11th St, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Committee Co-Chairs of this year’s LMGI Awards are John Rakich and Robin Citrin.
The Title sponsors of the LMGI Awards are NEOM, Polish Film Institute and Studio Air + Power. Additional proud sponsors include Diamond: Film AlUla, Fox Studio Lot; Platinum: 5 Star Film Locations, H.C. Armenian and Mediterranean Restaurant, Skye Rentals, Universal Production Services; Gold: Directors Guild of Canada, British Columbia; Directors Guild of Canada, Ontario; Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS), Honolulu Film Office, NorthStar Moving, ON-SET Disposals, Pacific Production Services, Pacific Traffic Control, Riverside County Film Commission, Teamsters Local 399, Trilith Studios, William F. White International Inc.; Silver: Alberta Film Commission, Calgary Economic Development, Directors Guild of Canada, Alberta; Edmonton Screen Industries Office, Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, Giggster Select, Hollywood Locations, Los Angeles Center Studios, Mat Men, Production Security Services, Reel Security, San Antonio Film Commission, USVI Film Office, Westchester County NY Tourism & Film; Bronze: California Film Commission, Classic Tents & Events, Directors Guild of Canada, National, Hotel ERWIN, Inland Empire Film Services, Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica, Menifee Film Office, Montana Film Office, Palihotel Culver City, Palihotel Westwood Village, Placer-Lake Tahoe Film Office, Savannah Regional Film Commission, Solar Studios, Toni Maier On Location, Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts & Culture; Viceroy Santa Monica, Wrigley Media Group; Media Sponsors: Below the Line, The Hollywood Reporter, The Location Guide, SHOOT Magazine|SHOOTonline, Variety, The Wrap.
ABOUT THE LOCATION MANAGERS GUILD INTERNATIONAL (LMGI)
The Location Managers Guild International/LMGI is a global organization of career location professionals in the motion picture, television, commercial and print production industries dedicated to upholding the highest ethical standards. Through local commitment and international strength, we support strong relationships between production and government agencies, businesses, and communities. We promote awareness of our place in the entertainment industry as indispensable creative collaborators through a variety of innovative programs. The LMGI was founded in 2003 as a 501(c)(6), non-profit corporation as the LMGA and rebranded in 2016 to reflect its growing international membership. The LMGI is not a labor union and does not represent Location Managers/Scouts in wage or working condition negotiations. For more information about #LMGI and the #LMGIawards, visit www.LocationManagers.org or follow the LMGI on Facebook (@TheLMGI), Instagram (@locationmanagersguild), and Twitter (@TheLMGI).
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