THE LOCATION MANAGERS GUILD INTERNATIONAL 8TH ANNUAL AWARDS CALL FOR ENTRIES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE
Timeline Set / Online Submissions Now Open; Awards Set for October 23, 2021
LOS ANGELES – May 4, 2021 – THE LOCATION MANAGERS GUILD INTERNATIONAL (LMGI) announces that submissions for the 8th Annual LMGI Awards are now open online at www.locationmanagers.org. This year’s gala 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. 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 work demonstrating the importance of locations in supporting character development and storyline. Productions that were first released between July 1, 2020 and June 1, 2021 with at least 60% of the production shot on location are eligible. Nominations will be announced on August 20, 2021.
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. Active and retired LMGI members in good standing can vote on the awards. Submissions are open to LMGI members and non-members alike.
The entry and voting timeline for 8TH ANNUAL LMGI AWARDS is as follows:
Entry Submission Period closes Sunday, June 13 (11:59 pm PST)
Nominees Announced Friday, August 20, 2021
Online voting open Friday, September 10, 2021
Voting closes Friday, September 17 (11:59pm PST)
Winners announced at LMGI Awards Gala Saturday, October 23, 2021
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 as the LMGA and rebranded in 2016 to reflect its growing International membership. The LMGI is not a labor union, it does not represent Location Managers/Scouts in wage or working condition negotiations. For more information about the #LMGIawards, visit LocationManagers.org or follow the LMGI on Facebook, on Instagram @locationmanagersguild, and on Twitter @The_LMGI