The Location Managers Guild of America (LMGA) announced that its first annual awards show honoring the outstanding and creative contributions of location professionals in feature films, TV programs and commercials, is scheduled for March 29 at the Writers Guild Theatre.
“These accolades were created to honor location professionals who excel in their craft and whose work is visually evident in the final product,” said LMGA first vice president Tony Salome.
Additional awards will be given to outstanding film commissions, as well as producers, studios and production companies for exceptional locations in feature films and TV programs. Honorary awards, given at the discretion of the LMGA board of directors, will include the Humanitarian, Lifetime Achievement, and Eva Monley Awards.
Submissions for consideration opened Dec. 17. Active and retired LMGA members in good standing can vote on the awards. The LMGA is accepting domestic and international nominations for works that demonstrate the significance of locations in supporting character development and storyline.
The entry and voting timeline for the LMGA Awards is:
Wednesday, Jan.15: Submissions close for film, television and commercials
Friday, Jan. 31: Nomination balloting begins
Friday, Feb. 7: Deadline for Nomination Ballots
Wednesday, Feb 12: Nominations announced/Final award balloting begins
Saturday, Feb 22: Deadline for final ballots
Saturday, March 29: Winners announced at the First Annual LMGA Awards Show
For more information, visit: http://locationmanagers.org/lmga-awards-rules-regulations/