Sunday, April 9, 2017
‘La La Land,’ ‘Hidden Figures’ Win Location Managers Guild Awards
The location managers of “La La Land” and “Hidden Figures” were honored on Saturday night at the 4th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards, which were held at the Steven J. Ross Theater on the Warner Bros. lot in Burbank.
“La La Land” won in the Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film category, while “Hidden Figures” took the top prize in Outstanding Locations in a Period Film.
“The Crown,” “Westworld” and “The Night Manager” won awards in the television categories, with the first two tying for Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series and “The Night Manager” winning for Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series.
Honorary awards went to director Danny Boyle, location manager Lori Balton and art director, location scout and photographer Stuart Raven Barter.
The Location Managers Guild International is not a labor union, but a non-profit organization of professionals in the entertainment industry. It was founded in 2003 and has been presenting awards since 2014.
Outstanding Locations in a Period Film:
“Hidden Figures” – Wes Hagan/LMGI, Dan Gorman/LMGI
Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film:
“La La Land” – Robert Foulkes/LMGI, Steve Beimler/LMGI
Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series: (tie)
“The Crown” – Pat Karam, Robert Bentley/LMGI
“Westworld” – Mandi Dillin/LMGI
Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series:
“The Night Manager” – Tom Howard, Daniel Sampedro Palerm
Outstanding Locations in a Commercial: (tie)
“Bulbs” (Macbook Pro) – David Doumeng/LMGI, Charlie Love/LMGI
“This Land is Your Land” (Johnnie Walker) – JJ Levine/LMGI, Will Brewster/LMGI, Patrick Burn, Dana Hanby
Outstanding Film Commission: Royal Film Commission of Jordan – “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story”
Eva Monley Award: Danny Boyle
Lifetime Achievement Award: Stuart Raven Barter
Trailblazer Award: Lori Balton
Source: the wrap feed