LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2019 — The LOCATION MANAGERS GUILD INTERNATIONAL (LMGI) announces the 6th Annual LMGI Awards, honoring the outstanding and creative visual contributions of location professionals and film commissions in film, television and commercials, will be held on September 21, 2019 at the Broad Theater in Santa Monica. Online submissions are now open at www.locationmanagers.org. With the change in date of this year’s LMGI Awards from April to September, the 6th Annual LMGI Awards timeline is unique in that there is an 18-month calendar of eligibility. Productions that were first released between January 1, 2018 and May 31, 2019 are now eligible. Nominations will be announced on Thursday, July 11, 2019.
Awards will be presented in the following categories: Contemporary Film, Period Film, Contemporary TV, Period TV, Commercials and Film Commissions. Honorary Awards
include the Humanitarian, Lifetime Achievement, Trailblazer and the Eva Monley Award. Eligible productions must feature locations that are artistically integral to the story being told, and Location Professionals nominated must have demonstrated an innate understanding that the proper location is not only a backdrop for action, but also sets tone, reveals character, and enhances the narrative.
LMGI Awards accepts domestic and international submissions for work that demonstrates the significance of locations in supporting character development and storyline. Active and retired LMGI members in good standing can vote on the awards. Submissions are open to LMGI members and non-members alike.
Committee Co-chairs of this year’s LMGI Awards are Lori Balton, Mike Fantasia and John Rakich. For information about the LMGI Awards, FAQs and submission eligibility “Rules and Regulations,” please visit www.locationmanagers.org or contact awards@LocationManagers.org.
About the Location Managers Guild International (LMGI):
The Location Managers Guild International / LMGI is a global organization of career location professionals in the motion picture, television, commercial and print production industries dedicated to upholding the highest ethical standards. Through local commitment and international strength, we support strong relationships between production and government agencies, businesses and communities. We promote awareness of our place in the entertainment industry as indispensable creative collaborators through a variety of innovative programs. The LMGI was founded in 2003 as a 501(c)(6), non-profit corporation. For more information about the #LMGIawards, visit locationmanagers.org or follow us on Facebook; Twitter @The_LMGI; Instagram and YouTube
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