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2021 California On Location Awards Announced with Matrix Resurrections, Bosch, and Others Awarded

November 18, 2021 08:25 | By
California On Location

California On Location Awards

The 2021 California On Location Awards (COLA) were announced on Sunday, Nov. 14, at a virtual ceremony, with Warner Bros‘ The Matrix ResurrectionsAmazon Prime Video‘s Bosch, the HBO series Insecure, and the features Dog and Top Gun: Maverick each being honored for the location professionals involved with the shows.

The finalists for COLA all utilized locations throughout California and were “ambitious and professional in enhancing their individual productions.”

The Matrix Resurrections received the prize for best location team for a studio feature, while Bosch won the same prize for a one-hour episodic television series. In turn, Insecure received the same prize for a half-hour episodic, while the show’s location manager, Carolyn Schultz, also received a COLA.

The location manager of the year prize for a studio feature went to Mike Fantasia, who performed the role on Top Gun: Maverick.

You can see the full list of winners below, and you can watch the full 48-minute virtual ceremony below them:

Acronym Key:
SLM = Supervising Location Manager;
LM = Location Manager;
KALM = Key Assistant Location Manager;
ALM = Assistant Location Manager

LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – COMMERCIALS
Florian Schura – Nike – “Play New”

LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – EPISODIC TV – 1 HOUR 2019/2020
Robert Paulsen – Bosch

LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – EPISODIC TV – 1 HOUR 2020/2021
Jeffrey T. Spellman – Rebel

LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – EPISODIC TV – 1/2 HOUR
Carolyn Schultz – Insecure

LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – INDEPENDENT FEATURE
Justin Hill – Dog

LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – MUSIC VIDEO
Laura Dominguez – On – Performed by BTS

LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – STUDIO FEATURE
Mike Fantasia – Top Gun: Maverick

LOCATION MANAGER OF THE YEAR – REALITY TV
Rachel Kielborn – 12 Dates of Christmas

LOCATION TEAM OF THE YEAR – EPISODIC TV – 1/2 HOUR
Insecure
Diane Friedman, SLM; Jenny Caloca, LM/Scout; Lisa Blok-Linson, KALM; Tierre Kennedy, KALM; Laura Lee Kasten, KALM; Ron Parel, KALM; Jeff P. Rubinstein, KALM; Tony Ware, KALM; Steve Kovacic, KALM; Alison A. Taylor, Location Consultant; Mike Borushek, ALM; Jah’lon Wright, ALM; Ana Ibanez, ALM; Michael Fricke, ALM

LOCATION TEAM OF THE YEAR – EPISODIC TV – 1 HOUR 2019/2020
Perry Mason
Jonathan Jansen, SLM; Alexander Georges, LM; Alex Moreno, KALM; Brian Kinney, KALM; Michael Masumoto, KALM; Chelsea Lawrence, KALM; Jennifer Kennedy, KALM; Morgan Patterson, KALM; Helen Cho, KALM; Nick Bell, KALM; Alfonso Ruiz, KALM; Paquita Hughes, KALM; Amir Firozkar, ALM; Willis Turner, ALM

LOCATION TEAM OF THE YEAR – EPISODIC TV – 1 HOUR 2020/2021
Bosch
Robert Paulsen, LM; Eva Schroeder, KALM; Paul Schreiber, SLM; Samuel Gomez, KALM/Scout; Oscar Ibarra, KALM; Janet Harold; KALM; Alexander Kivlen, KALM; Bradley Warden, KALM; Kimberly Lynn, KALM; Velvet Graves, KALM; Jocelyn “Jozy” De La Cruz, ALM

LOCATION TEAM OF THE YEAR – INDEPENDENT FEATURE
Dog
Justin Hill, LM; Dana Reiko Barenfeld, KALM; Josh Vignery, KALM; Brian K. Lee, KALM; Clay Dodder, KALM; Brittany Anders, KALM; Phillip Brooks, KALM; Michael Parisi, KALM; Ehrin Davis, KALM; Steve Beimler, KALM; Elizabeth Reynolds, KALM; Nicholas David Brandt, ALM

LOCATION TEAM OF THE YEAR – STUDIO FEATURE
The Matrix Resurrections
Doug Dresser, SLM; Nancy Haecker, LM; Simon Lake, LM; Marc Meeks, KALM; William O’Brien, KALM; Zachary Quemore, KALM; Heather MacLean, KALM; Sharlene Duale, KALM; Saisie M. Jang, KALM; Nancy Wong, KALM; Teddy Alvarez, KALM; Eric Crocombe, ALM; Colleen Coviello, ALM; Ismael Castillo, ALM; Kelly Tom, ALM; Daniel Branson, ALM; Darrick J. Chan, ALM; John Kiernan, ALM; Frances Reyes-Bolinger, ALM; Alyssa DiMare, Location Coor- dinator; Daniel Lee, Location Coordinator; Felix Gehm, Location Scout; Ileana Contreras, Locations PA/SF; Trent Hanible, Locations PA/SF; Bobby Paredes Ysip, Location Assistant; Stephanie Pardi, Location Assistant; Sara Grab, Location Assistant

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR – CITY
Mark Gibbs, Airport Manager, City of South Lake Tahoe

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR – COUNTY
Dr. Emily Beeler, Public Health, County of Los Angeles

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR – STATE
Ian Ramer, CHP – Statewide Film Media Relations Officer

PUBLIC EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR – FEDERAL
Karl Goodwin, Recreation Officer, El Dorado National Forest