LMGA Awards nominees to discuss location filming at morning panel

LMGA Awards nominees to discuss location filming at morning panel

from: Nick Goundry, The Location Guide

Location professionals nominated for the inaugural Location Managers Guild of America (LMGA) Awards will take part in a panel discussion in Los Angeles on the morning of 28 March ahead of the evening awards ceremony.

The two-hour morning panel has been organised in partnership with the Association of Film Commissioners International (AFCI) Locations Show and will take place at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza from 9am. Discussions will focus on the value of specific filming locations and how they affected the look of the productions.

The LMGA Awards ceremony will then take place from 7pm at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills.

The panel of awards nominees speaking at the morning event will comprise:

  • Robbie Boake (Game of Thrones);
  • John Latenser V (Nebraska);
  • Ann Lerner of the Albuquerque Film Commission (Lone Survivor and Breaking Bad);
  • Barbara Miller (Optimum);
  • Rick Schuler (Her);
  • David Velasco (American Hustle)

The LMGA Awards ceremony in the evening will recognise location work completed by individual professionals for TV, film and commercial work. A specific TV programme, feature and regional film commission will also be recognised in separate categories.

To see a full list of nominations click here.

Filmmaker Alexander Payne will be receiving the Eva Monley Award in recognition of the location work done over the course of his career. Cinematographer Haskell Wexler will receive the Humanitarian Award, while Location Scout Scott Dewees will be given the Lifetime Achievement Award. Sheri Davis, Director of the Inland Empire Film Commission, will receive the Trailblazer Award.

The Location Guide is a proud partner of the LMGA Awards.

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