The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has announced that submissions for the 7th Annual LMGI Awards are now open online. This year’s gala, themed 2020 Vision: Wee See It First, spotlights the creative contributions of locations to film, television and commercial productions. The LMGI Awards celebrate the instrumental role of locations in setting tone, revealing character, and enhancing the storytelling narrative.
The LMGI accepts domestic and international submissions for work demonstrating the importance of locations in supporting character development and storyline. Productions that were first released between June 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020 with at least 60% of the production shot on location are eligible. Nominations will be announced on Wednesday, July 22, 2020.
Outstanding Location Awards will be presented in the following categories: Contemporary Film, Period Film, Contemporary TV, Period TV, TV Serial Program/Anthology/Limited Series, Commercials and Film Commissions. Honorary Awards include the Humanitarian, Lifetime Achievement, Trailblazer and the Eva Monley Award.
Nominees in each category will be determined by the LMGI Awards Committee and Entry Curation Subcommittee. LMGI Awards Committee Co-chairs are Lori Balton and John Rakich. Active and retired LMGI members in good standing can vote on the awards. Submissions are open to LMGI members and non-members alike.
7th Annual LMGI Awards Timeline:
Entry Submission Period Open – Now
Entry Submission Period Closes – Wednesday, July 1 at 11:59 pm PST
Nominations Announcement – Wednesday, July 22, 2020
Online Voting (by LMGI Location Professionals in good standing) Opens – Saturday, August 1, 2020
Voting Closes – Monday, August 10 at 11:59pm PST.
Winners announced at the LMGI Awards Gala Celebration in October 2020 at a Southern California venue – TBA.
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