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Submissions Open for 10th Annual Location Managers Guild International LMGI Awards


The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has announced that submissions for the 10th Annual LMGI Awards are now open online at, closing on Sunday, May 21, 2023. This year also celebrates the 20th Anniversary of the LMGI. The LMGI Awards spotlight and honor the instrumental role of filming locations in setting tone, revealing character and enhancing the storytelling narrative. Additionally, the LMGI Awards honor film commissions who have gone above and beyond during the scouting, pre-production and production of specific projects.

The LMGI accepts domestic and international submissions for works that demonstrate the importance of locations in supporting tone, character development and storyline. Productions that were first released between June 2, 2022 and June 1, 2023, with at least 60% of the production shot on location are eligible. Nominations will be announced on Friday, June 30, 2023. Submissions are open to LMGI members and non-members alike.

The entry and voting timeline for The 10TH Annual LMGI Awards is as follows:

Entry Submission Period Opens Monday, April 3, 2023

Entry Submission Period Closes Sunday, May 21 (11:59 pm PDT)

Online Voting for Nominees Opens Friday, June 2

Nominee Voting Closes Sunday, June 11

Nominees Announced Friday, June 30

Final Voting Opens Friday, July 14,

Final Voting Closes Sunday, July 23 (11:59 pm PDT)

Winners announced at LMGI Awards – Saturday, August 26

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 Eva Monley Award.

Co-chairing the 2023 LMGI Awards are John Rakich, LMGI President, and Robin Citrin, Supervising Location Manager.

For further information about the LMGI Awards, contact Erika Howard at [email protected].

LMGI website


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