Initial honorees for the 6th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards (LMGI) were announced by LMGI President Mike Fantasia. The LMGI Awards, which spotlights international features, television and commercials in which the creative use of filming locations set the tone, will take place on September 21st at the Eli and Edyth Broad Stage.
Oscar-nominated director Peter Weir (Witness, Dead Poets Society, The Truman Show, Master and Commander) will receive the Eva Monley Award, which recognizes and honors industry members who support the work of location professionals. Location Manager Michael J. Meehan (Dead Poets Society, The Perfect Storm, Pirates of the Caribbean, Master and Commander) will receive the 2019 LMGI Lifetime Achievement Award.
Winners of additional awards will be revealed during the formal ceremony. Nominations will be announced on July 18, 2019. Committee Co-chairs of this year’s LMGI Awards are Lori Balton, Mike Fantasia and John Rakich.