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WINNERS ANNOUNCED FOR 32ND ANNUAL PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS

 Nomadland Awarded with Outstanding Motion Picture;
The Crown, Soul, Schitt’s Creek Win Key Awards

Viola Davis, Nicole Kidman, Daniel Kaluuya, Sacha Baron Cohen, Carey Mulligan, Riz Ahmed, Kaley Cuoco, Daveed Diggs, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Sarah Jessica Parker & More Presented

 

LOS ANGELES, CA (March 24, 2021) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) hosted the 32nd Annual Producers Guild Awards presented by General Motors this evening, Wednesday, March 24. Hollywood came together for the Guild’s virtual ceremony to celebrate this year’s outstanding achievements in producing and award the Guild’s top honors.

Actor and producer Tracee Ellis Ross kicked-off the ceremony and offered opening and closing remarks. Presenters included Amanda Seyfried, Carey Mulligan, Daniel Kaluuya, Darren Criss, Daveed Diggs, Eddie Redmayne, Gal Gadot, Jurnee Smollett, Kaley Cuoco, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mindy Kaling, Nicole Kidman, Paul Mescal, Paul Raci, Regina King, Riz Ahmed, Sacha Baron Cohen, Sarah Jessica Parker, Steven Yeun, Swankie, and Viola Davis. Additionally, Anthony Mackie gave a special introduction to this year’s In Memoriam.

The evening also honored Vance Van Petten with the Charles FitzSimons Award, presented by Mark Gordon, which recognizes outstanding dedication and enduring contributions to the Guild.

The Producers Guild Awards are often a bellwether for the Oscars. Since its inception, the PGA has predicted 21 of the 32 winners of the Academy Award for Best Picture. This year, Nomadland was awarded for The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures.

The complete list of nominees and winners is below. Winners are in bold. Note: winners of the Outstanding Short-Form, Sports and Children’s Programs and the PGA Innovation Award were previously announced at a PGA nominee event on March 20, 2021.

 

The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures

  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm
    • Producers: Sacha Baron Cohen, Monica Levinson, Anthony Hines
  • Judas and the Black Messiah
    • Producers: Charles D. King, Ryan Coogler, Shaka King
  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom
    • Producers: Denzel Washington, Todd Black
  • Mank
    • Producers: Ceán Chaffin, Eric Roth, Douglas Urbanski
  • Minari
    • Producer: Christina Oh
  • Nomadland **WINNER**
    • Producers: Frances McDormand, Peter Spears, Mollye Asher, Dan Janvey, Chloé Zhao
  • One Night In Miami…
    • Producers: Jess Wu Calder & Keith Calder, Jody Klein
  • Promising Young Woman
    • Producers: Josey McNamara, Ben Browning, Ashley Fox, Emerald Fennell
  • Sound Of Metal
    • Producers: Bert Hamelinck, Sacha Ben Harroche
  • The Trial of the Chicago 7
    • Producers: Marc Platt, Stuart Besser

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures

  • The Croods: A New Age
    • Producer: Mark Swift
  • Onward
    • Producer: Kori Rae
  • Over the Moon
    • Producers: Gennie Rim, Peilin Chou
  • Soul **WINNER**
    • Producer: Dana Murray
  • Wolfwalkers
    • Producers: Paul Young, Nora Twomey, Tomm Moore, Stéphan Roelants

The Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television - Drama

  • Better Call Saul (Season 5)
    • Producers: Peter Gould, Vince Gilligan, Mark Johnson, Melissa Bernstein, Thomas Schnauz, Diane Mercer, Gordon Smith, Alison Tatlock, Ann Cherkis, Bob Odenkirk, Princess Nash
  • Bridgerton (Season 1)
    • Producers: Chris Van Dusen, Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Scott Collins, Alison Eakle, Sara Fischer, Sarada McDermott, Holden Chang, Tom Verica
  • The Crown (Season 4) **WINNER**
    • Producers: Peter Morgan, Suzanne Mackie, Stephen Daldry, Andy Harries, Benjamin Caron, Matthew Byam Shaw, Robert Fox, Michael Casey, Andy Stebbing, Martin Harrison, Oona O Beirn
  • The Mandalorian (Season 2)
    • Producers: Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson, Karen Gilchrist, John Bartnicki, Carrie Beck
  • Ozark (Season 3)
    • Producers: Jason Bateman, Chris Mundy, Bill Dubuque, Mark Williams, Patrick Markey, John Shiban, Miki Johnson, Matthew Spiegel, Erin Mitchell, Martin Zimmerman, Peter Thorell

The Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television - Comedy

  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (Season 10)
    • Producers: Larry David, Jeff Garlin, Jeff Schaffer, Laura Streicher, Mychelle Deschamps
  • The Flight Attendant (Season 1)
    • Producers: Greg Berlanti, Kaley Cuoco, Steve Yockey, Meredith Lavender, Marcie Ulin, Sarah Schechter, Suzanne McCormack, Jess Meyer, Raymond Quinlan, Jennifer Lence, Erika Kennair
  • Schitt's Creek (Season 6) **WINNER**
    • Producers: Eugene Levy, Daniel Levy, Andrew Barnsley, Fred Levy, David West Read, Ben Feigin, Michael Short, Kurt Smeaton, Kosta Orfanidis
  • Ted Lasso (Season 1)
    • Producers: Bill Lawrence, Jason Sudeikis, Jeff Ingold, Bill Wrubel, Liza Katzer, Jane Becker, Jamie Lee, Kip Kroeger, Brendan Hunt, Tina Pawlik, Joe Kelly
  • What We Do in the Shadows (Season 2)
    • Producers: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Paul Simms, Scott Rudin, Garrett Basch, Eli Bush, Stefani Robinson, Sam Johnson, Marika Sawyer, Derek S. Rappaport

The David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Limited Series Television

  • I May Destroy You
    • Producers: Michaela Coel, Phil Clarke, Roberto Troni, Simon Meyers, Simon Maloney
  • Normal People
    • Producers: Lenny Abrahamson, Sally Rooney, Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Emma Norton, Anna Ferguson, Catherine Magee
  • The Queen's Gambit **WINNER**
    • Producers: William Horberg, Allan Scott, Scott Frank, Marcus Loges, Mick Aniceto
  • The Undoing
    • Producers: Susanne Bier, David E. Kelley, Per Saari, Nicole Kidman, Bruna Papandrea, Stephen Garrett, Celia Costas, Deb Dyer
  • Unorthodox
    • Producers: Anna Winger, Henning Kamm, Alexa Karolinksi

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Televised or Streamed Motion Pictures

  • Bad Education
    • Producers: Fred Berger, Eddie Vaisman
  • Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square
    • Producers: Dolly Parton, Sam Haskell
  • Hamilton **WINNER**
    • Producers: Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeffrey Seller
  • Jane Goodall: The Hope
    • Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*
  • What the Constitution Means To Me
    • Producers: Heidi Schreck, Marielle Heller, Robin Schwartz, Kyle Laursen, Peter Saraf

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures

  • David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
    • Producer: Jonnie Hughes
  • Dick Johnson Is Dead
    • Producers: Kirsten Johnson, Katy Chevigny, Marilyn Ness
  • My Octopus Teacher **WINNER**
    • Producer: Craig Foster
  • Softie
    • Producers: Toni Kamau, Sam Soko
  • A Thousand Cuts
    • Producers: Ramona S. Diaz, Leah Marino, Julie Goldman & Christopher Clements, Carolyn Hepburn
  • Time
    • Producers: Lauren Domino, Kellen Quinn, Garrett Bradley
  • The Truffle Hunters
    • Producers: Michael Dweck, Gregory Kershaw

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television

  • 60 Minutes (Season 53)
    • Producer: Bill Owens
  • The Last Dance (Season 1) **WINNER**
    • Producers: Mike Tollin, Curtis Polk, Estee Portnoy, Andrew Thompson, Gregg Winik, John Dahl, Libby Geist, Connor Schell, Peter Guber, Jason Hehir, Nina Krstic, Matt Maxson, Jacob Rogal, Alyson Sadofsky, Jon Weinbach
  • Laurel Canyon
    • Producers: Craig Kallman, Mark Pinkus, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey, Stacey Offman, Richard Perello, Jeff Pollack, Alex Gibney, Frank Marshall, Erin Edeiken, Ryan Suffern
  • McMillion$ (Season 1)
    • Producers: Mark Wahlberg, Stephen Levinson, Archie Gips, James Lee Hernandez, Brian Lazarte
  • Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness
    • Producers: Chris Smith, Fisher Stevens, Eric Goode, Rebecca Chaiklin

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television

  • 8:46 - Dave Chappelle (Special)
    • Producers: Dave Chappelle, Julia Reichert, Sina Sadighi, Steven Bognar
  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Season 26)
    • Producers: Trevor Noah, Jennifer Flanz, Jill Katz, Justin Melkmann, Max Browning, Eric Davies, Pamela DePace, Ramin Hedayati, David Kibuuka, David Paul Meyer, Zhubin Parang, Elise Terrell, Jocelyn Conn, Jeff Gussow, Shawna Shepherd, Beth Shorr, Dan Amira, David Blog, Adam Chodikoff, Jimmy Donn, Scott Hercman, Kira Klang Hopf, Allison MacDonald, Ryan Middleton, Matt Negrin, Juliet Werner
  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Season 7) **WINNER**
    • Producers: John Oliver, Tim Carvell, Liz Stanton, Jeremy Tchaban, Christopher Werner, Laura L. Griffin, Kate Mullaney, Matt Passet, Marian Wang, Charles Wilson
  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (Season 6)
    • Producers: Stephen T. Colbert, Chris Licht, Tom Purcell, Jon Stewart, Tanya Michnevich Bracco, Barry Julien, Opus Moreschi, Denise Rehrig, Aaron Cohen, Paul Dinello, Emily Gertler, Jay Katsir, Matt Lappin, Bjoern Stejskal, Sara Vilkomerson, Ballard C. Boyd, Michael Brumm, Gabe Gronli, Paige Kendig, Jake Plunkett, Adam Wager
  • Saturday Night Live (Season 46)
    • Producers: Lorne Michaels, Steve Higgins, Erik Kenward, Lindsay Shookus, Erin Doyle, Tom Broecker, Caroline Maroney, Ken Aymong

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Game & Competition Television

  • The Amazing Race (Season 32)
    • Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri, Mark Vertullo, Phil Keoghan
  • The Masked Singer (Season 3, Season 4)
    • Producers: Craig Plestis, Izzie Pick-Ibarra, Rosie Seitchik, Nick Cannon, James Breen, Deena Katz, Lindsay Tuggle, Chris Wagner, Patrizia DiMaria, Brian Updyke, Jeff Kmiotek, Lauren Taylor Harding, Nick Campagna, Erin Brady, Tiana Gandelman, Kristin Campbell-Taylor, Lindsay John, Dom Worden, Peter Hebri, Zoë Ritchken, Lexi Shoemaker, Mike Riccio, Emily Smith, Chelsea Candelaria, Joseph Warwick
  • Nailed It! (Season 4)
    • Producers: Patrick J. Doody, Gaylen Gawlowski, Casey Kriley, Jo Sharon, Sandra Birdsong, Anika Guldstrand, Cat Sullivan, Melissa Johnson
  • RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 12) **WINNER**
    • Producers: Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Mandy Salangsang, RuPaul Charles, Steven Corfe, Michele Mills, Jacqueline Wilson, Thairin Smothers, Adam Bronstein, Lisa Steele, John Polly, Michelle Visage, Jen Passovoy, Alicia Gargaro-Magana
  • The Voice (Season 18, Season 19)
    • Producers: John de Mol, Mark Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Adam Sher, Amanda Zucker, Kyra Thompson, Teddy Valenti, Kyley Tucker, Carson Daly

The Award for Outstanding Short-Form Program

The PGA does not vet the individual producers of this award.

  • Better Call Saul Employee Training: Legal Ethics with Kim Wexler (S3)
  • Between The Scenes - The Daily Show (S5)
  • Carpool Karaoke: The Series (Season 3) **WINNER**
  • Inside Pixar: Inspired (Season 1)
  • SNL Presents: Stories from the Show (Season 1)

The Award for Outstanding Sports Program

The PGA does not vet the individual producers of this award.

  • Defying Gravity: The Untold Story of Women's Gymnastics (S1) **WINNER**
  • Hard Knocks: Los Angeles
  • Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (Season 26)
  • Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe
  • The Shop: UNINTERRUPTED Featuring President Barack Obama

The Award for Outstanding Children's Program

The PGA does not vet the individual producers of this award.

  • Animaniacs (Season 1)
  • Carmen Sandiego (Season 3)
  • Looney Tunes Cartoons (Season 1)
  • The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special **WINNER**
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (Season 7)

The PGA Innovation Award

This award honors the program as a whole, rather than the individual producers.

  • Adventure Lab and Dr. Crumb's School for Disobedient Pets
  • Andrew Goes Outside
  • Artificial
  • Baba Yaga
  • BRCvr **WINNER**
  • Create Together
  • Fragments
  • Jettison
  • Krampusnacht
  • Oceanides
  • The Line
  • The Under Presents

The 2021 Producers Guild Awards Event Chairs are Chris Thomes, Vice President, Creative Services for Disney Television Studios and Julius Tennon, President and Co-Founder of Juvee Productions. The 2021 Producers Guild of America Awards are produced by Anchor Street Collective for the Producers Guild of America. Branden Chapman is executive producer, Carleen Cappelletti is co-executive producer, Emily Poenisch is talent executive, and Jim Piccirillo is director. The PGA Awards team also includes sponsorship by Six Degrees Global, marketing consultant Julie Giles (greenHAT digital), and the PGA’s PR agency of record, Sunshine Sachs.

Sponsors of the 2021 PGA Awards include General Motors, Presenting Sponsor and Official Automotive Partner, Delta, Official Airline Partner, and Glenfiddich. 

Any questions regarding the 2021 PGA Awards can be submitted to pgaawards@sunshinesachs.com.

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ABOUT THE PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA (PGA)

The Producers Guild of America is a nonprofit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The Producers Guild has more than 8,000 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by providing members with employment opportunities, seeking to expand health benefits, promoting fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other educational efforts and advocacy efforts such as encouraging sustainable production practices. The PGA also actively strives to create a more equitable industry through initiatives such as One Guild, which was established to address the specific needs of under-represented and under-served groups in order to increase and foster membership, Guild leadership, employment and to encourage authentic depictions. For more information and the latest updates, please visit the Producers Guild of America website and follow on social media.

Website: https://www.producersguild.org/

Instagram: @producersguild

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/producers-guild-of-america/

Twitter: @producersguild

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/producersguild

Hashtag: #PGAAwards

MEDIA CONTACTS                                                                                        

Sunshine Sachs

Matthew Lawrence, Pipere Boggio & Alexandra Anderson                                      

pgaawards@sunshinesachs.com

 

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NOMINATIONS IN MOTION PICTURE AND TELEVISION PROGRAM CATEGORIES
ANNOUNCED FOR 32ND ANNUAL PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS

Winners to be Revealed during Virtual Awards Ceremony on March 24, 2021

LOS ANGELES (March 8, 2021) – Today, the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced nominations in the Motion Pictures and Television categories for the 32nd Annual Producers Guild Awards Presented by General Motors. The 2021 PGA Awards will take place virtually on Wednesday, March 24 at 5:00pm PT.

Nominees for Theatrical Motion Pictures, Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures, Television Series/Specials, Limited Series Television, Televised or Streamed Motion Pictures and eligible producers for Documentary Motion Picture are:

Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures

  • Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Producers: Sacha Baron Cohen, Monica Levinson, Anthony Hines

  • Judas and the Black Messiah

Producers: Charles D. King, Ryan Coogler, Shaka King

  • Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Producers: Denzel Washington, Todd Black

  • Mank

Producers: Ceán Chaffin, Eric Roth, Douglas Urbanski

  • Minari

Producer: Christina Oh

  • Nomadland

Producers: Frances McDormand, Peter Spears, Mollye Asher, Dan Janvey, Chloé Zhao

  • One Night In Miami...

Producers: Jess Wu Calder & Keith Calder, Jody Klein

  • Promising Young Woman

Producers: Josey McNamara, Ben Browning, Ashley Fox, Emerald Fennell

  • Sound Of Metal

Producers: Bert Hamelinck, Sacha Ben Harroche

  • The Trial of the Chicago 7

Producers: Marc Platt, Stuart Besser

 

Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures

  • The Croods: A New Age

Producer: Mark Swift

  • Onward

Producer: Kori Rae

  • Over the Moon

Producers: Gennie Rim, Peilin Chou

  • Soul

Producer: Dana Murray

  • Wolfwalkers

Producers: Paul Young, Nora Twomey, Tomm Moore, Stéphan Roelants

 

Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television - Drama

  • Better Call Saul (Season 5)

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • Bridgerton (Season 1)

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • The Crown (Season 4)

Producers: Peter Morgan, Suzanne Mackie, Stephen Daldry, Andy Harries, Benjamin Caron, Matthew Byam Shaw, Robert Fox, Michael Casey, Andy Stebbing, Martin Harrison, Oona O'Beirn

  • The Mandalorian (Season 2)

Producers: Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson, Karen Gilchrist, John Bartnicki, Carrie Beck

  • Ozark (Season 3)

Producers: Jason Bateman, Chris Mundy, Bill Dubuque, Mark Williams, Patrick Markey, John Shiban, Miki Johnson, Matthew Spiegel, Erin Mitchell, Martin Zimmerman, Peter Thorell

 

Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television - Comedy

  • Curb Your Enthusiasm (Season 10)

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • The Flight Attendant (Season 1)

Producers: Greg Berlanti, Kaley Cuoco, Steve Yockey, Meredith Lavender, Marcie Ulin, Sarah Schechter, Suzanne McCormack, Jess Meyer, Raymond Quinlan, Jennifer Lence, Erika Kennair

  • Schitt's Creek (Season 6)

Producers: Eugene Levy, Daniel Levy, Andrew Barnsley, Fred Levy, David West Read, Ben Feigin, Michael Short, Kurt Smeaton, Kosta Orfanidis

  • Ted Lasso (Season 1)

Producers: Bill Lawrence, Jason Sudeikis, Jeff Ingold, Bill Wrubel, Liza Katzer, Jane Becker, Jamie Lee, Kip Kroeger, Brendan Hunt, Tina Pawlik, Joe Kelly

  • What We Do in the Shadows (Season 2)

Producers: Jemaine Clement, Taika Waititi, Paul Simms, Scott Rudin, Garrett Basch, Eli Bush, Stefani Robinson, Sam Johnson, Marika Sawyer, Derek S. Rappaport

 

David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Limited Series Television

  • I May Destroy You

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • Normal People

Producers: Lenny Abrahamson, Sally Rooney, Ed Guiney, Andrew Lowe, Emma Norton, Anna Ferguson, Catherine Magee

  • The Queen's Gambit

Producers: William Horberg, Allan Scott, Scott Frank, Marcus Loges, Mick Aniceto

  • The Undoing

Producers: Susanne Bier, David E. Kelley, Per Saari, Nicole Kidman, Bruna Papandrea, Stephen Garrett, Celia Costas, Deb Dyer

  • Unorthodox

Producers: Anna Winger, Henning Kamm, Alexa Karolinksi

 

Award for Outstanding Producer of Televised or Streamed Motion Pictures

  • Bad Education

Producers: Fred Berger, Eddie Vaisman

  • Dolly Parton's Christmas on the Square

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • Hamilton

Producers: Thomas Kail, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeffrey Seller

  • Jane Goodall: The Hope

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • What the Constitution Means To Me

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

 

Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television

  • 60 Minutes (Season 53)

Producer: Bill Owens

  • The Last Dance (Season 1)

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • Laurel Canyon

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • McMillion$ (Season 1)

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

 

Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television

  • 8:46 - Dave Chappelle (Special)

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • The Daily Show with Trevor Noah (Season 26)

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Season 7)

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • The Late Show with Stephen Colbert (Season 6)

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • Saturday Night Live (Season 46)
  • Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

 

Award for Outstanding Producer of Game & Competition Television

  • The Amazing Race (Season 32)

Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri, Mark Vertullo, Phil Keoghan

  • The Masked Singer (Season 3, Season 4)

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • Nailed It! (Season 4)

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • RuPaul's Drag Race (Season 12)

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

  • The Voice (Season 18, Season 19)

Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*

 

Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures

The PGA previously announced the nominations in this category on February 2, 2021.  The nominees are listed below, along with eligible producers’ names.

  • David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet

Producer: Jonnie Hughes

  • Dick Johnson Is Dead

Producer: Kirsten Johnson, Katy Chevigny, Marilyn Ness

  • My Octopus Teacher

Producer: Craig Foster

  • Softie

Producers: Toni Kamau, Sam Soko

  • A Thousand Cuts

Producers: Ramona S. Diaz, Leah Marino, Julie Goldman & Christopher Clements, Carolyn Hepburn

  • Time

Producers: Lauren Domino, Kellen Quinn, Garrett Bradley

  • The Truffle Hunters

Producers: Michael Dweck, Gregory Kershaw

 

Winners of these categories will be announced at the virtual 32nd Annual Producers Guild Awards. Winners of the previously announced Sports, Children’s and Short Form categories, as well the PGA Innovation Award, will be announced at the  ‘A Day with the PGA Awards Nominees’ virtual event on Saturday, March 20. Additional details about both events including presenters and more will be announced soon.

The Producers Guild Awards are often a bellwether for the Oscars. Since its inception, the PGA has  predicted 21 of the past 31 winners of the Academy Award for Best Picture. Each year, the PGA Awards attract illustrious producers, industry leaders, Hollywood elite such as Robert de Niro, Jane Fonda, Tom Hanks, Nicole Kidman, Jordan Peele, and Brad Pitt, and their producing teams to celebrate the art and craft of producing by honoring the producers behind the best films, television series, and new media projects of the year.

The 2021 Producers Guild Awards Event Chairs are Chris Thomes, Vice President, Creative Services for Disney Television Studios and Julius Tennon, President and Co-Founder of Juvee Productions. The 2021 Producers Guild of America Awards are produced by Anchor Street Collective for the Producers Guild of America. Branden Chapman is executive producer, Carleen Cappelletti is supervising producer, Emily Poenisch is talent executive, and Jim Piccirillo is director. The PGA Awards team also includes sponsorship by Six Degrees Global, Marketing Consultant Julie Giles (greenHAT digital), and the PGA’s PR agency of record, Sunshine Sachs.

Sponsors of the 2021 PGA Awards include General Motors, Presenting Sponsor and Official Automotive Partner, and Delta, Official Airline Partner. 

Any questions regarding the 2021 PGA Awards can be submitted to pgaawards@sunshinesachs.com.

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ABOUT THE PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA (PGA)

The Producers Guild of America is a nonprofit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The Producers Guild has more than 8,000 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by providing members with employment opportunities, seeking to expand health benefits, promoting fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other educational efforts and advocacy efforts such as encouraging sustainable production practices. The PGA also actively strives to create a more equitable industry through initiatives such as One Guild, which was established to address the specific needs of under-represented and under-served groups in order to increase and foster membership, guild leadership, employment and to encourage authentic depictions. For more information and the latest updates, please visit the Producers Guild of America website and follow on social media.

Website: https://www.producersguild.org/

Instagram: @producersguild

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/producers-guild-of-america/

Twitter: @producersguild

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/producersguild

Hashtag: #PGAAwards

MEDIA CREDENTIALS

To request media credentials for the 32nd Annual Producers Guild Awards and/or the  ‘A Day with the PGA Awards Nominees’ event please submit the online Media Credential Request Form by Monday, March 15, 2021 at 6:00pm PT.

MEDIA CONTACTS                                                                                        

Sunshine Sachs

Matthew Lawrence, Pipere Boggio & Alexandra Anderson                                      

pgaawards@sunshinesachs.com

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NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED FOR SPORTS, CHILDREN’S AND SHORT FORM TELEVISION FOR 32ND ANNUAL PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS  

Producers Guild Announces ‘A Day with the PGA Awards Nominees’ event on March 20

 

LOS ANGELES (February 26, 2021) – Today, the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced nominations in its television specialty categories for the 32nd Annual Producers Guild Awards presented by General Motors. The PGA Awards virtual awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. The winners of the Sports, Children’s and Short Form categories, as well the PGA Innovation Award, will be announced during a new nominees event titled ‘A Day with the PGA Awards Nominees,’ sponsored by the Hollywood Reporter,  being held virtually on Saturday, March 20. The event will also feature panels with nominated producers and is an expansion of the annual PGA Nominees breakfast, traditionally held the morning of the annual Awards show.  Additional information is forthcoming.

The 2021 Producers Guild Awards nominees in the Sports, Children’s and Short Form categories are listed below in alphabetical order by category. The PGA does not vet the individual producers of Sports, Children’s and Short Form Television Programs.

The Award for Outstanding Sports Program

  • Defying Gravity: The Untold Story of Women's Gymnastics (S1)
  • Hard Knocks: Los Angeles
  • Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (S26)
  • Seeing America with Megan Rapinoe
  • The Shop: UNINTERRUPTED Featuring President Barack Obama

The Award for Outstanding Children's Program

  • Animaniacs (S1)
  • Carmen Sandiego (S3)
  • Looney Tunes Cartoons (S1)
  • The Power of We: A Sesame Street Special
  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (S7)

The Award for Outstanding Short Form Program

  • Better Call Saul Employee Training: Legal Ethics with Kim Wexler (S3)
  • Between The Scenes - The Daily Show (S5)
  • Carpool Karaoke: The Series (S3)
  • Inside Pixar: Inspired (S1)
  • SNL Presents: Stories from the Show (S1)

The remaining nominations for Theatrical Motion Pictures, Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures, Television Series/Specials, Limited Series Television and Televised or Streamed Motion Pictures will be announced March 8, 2021.  Winners of these categories will be announced at the virtual 32nd Annual Producers Guild Awards. Additional details about this year’s event will be announced in the coming weeks.

Each year, the PGA Awards attract illustrious producers, industry leaders, Hollywood elite such as Robert de Niro, Jane Fonda, Tom Hanks, Nicole Kidman, Jordan Peele, and Brad Pitt, and their producing teams to celebrate the art and craft of producing by honoring the producers behind the best films, television series, and new media projects of the year. Additional information about this year’s highly anticipated, virtual awards show and pre-events will be announced soon.

In addition to GM, the Presenting Sponsor and Official Automotive Partner, Delta is the Official Airline Partner of the Awards. 

The 2021 Producers Guild Awards Event Chairs are Chris Thomes, Vice President, Creative Services for Disney Television Studios and Julius Tennon, President and Co-Founder of Juvee Productions. The 2021 Producers Guild of America Awards are produced by Anchor Street Collective for the Producers Guild of America. Branden Chapman is executive producer, Carleen Cappelletti is supervising producer, Emily Poenisch is talent executive, and Jim Piccirillo is director. The PGA Awards team also includes sponsorship director Six Degrees Global, Marketing Consultant Julie Giles (greenHAT digital), and the PGA’s PR agency of record, Sunshine Sachs.

Any questions regarding the 2021 PGA Awards can be submitted to pgaawards@sunshinesachs.com.

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About the Producers Guild of America (PGA)

The Producers Guild of America is a nonprofit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The Producers Guild has more than 8,000 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by providing members with employment opportunities, seeking to expand health benefits, promoting fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other educational efforts and advocacy efforts such as encouraging sustainable production practices. The PGA also actively strives to create a more equitable industry through initiatives such as One Guild, which was established to address the specific needs of under-represented and under-served groups in order to increase and foster membership, guild leadership, employment and to encourage authentic depictions. For more information and the latest updates, please visit the Producers Guild of America website and follow on social media.

 

Website: https://www.producersguild.org/

Instagram: @producersguild

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Twitter: @producersguild

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THE PGA ANNOUNCES 2020 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARD NOMINEES
FOR DOCUMENTARY MOTION PICTURES

LOS ANGELES (February 2, 2021) - Today the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced the 2021 Documentary Motion Picture nominees that will advance to the final round of voting for the 32nd Annual Producers Guild Awards.

The films nominated for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures are listed below in alphabetical order:

  • David Attenborough: A Life on Our Planet
  • Dick Johnson Is Dead
  • My Octopus Teacher
  • Softie
  • A Thousand Cuts
  • Time
  • The Truffle Hunters

Note: These films are in the process of being vetted for individual producer eligibility.

The Producers Guild Awards honor excellence in motion picture and television productions, as well as the most notable names in the industry shaping the producing profession. Last year, producers Todd Douglas Miller and Thomas Petersen were honored with the award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Picture for Apollo 11, their compelling look at the first moon landing. Previous winning documentaries in this category include O.J.: Made in America, Amy, and Searching for Sugar Man.

Nominees for Sports, Children’s and Short Form Television Programs will be announced on Friday, February 26. The nominees for Theatrical Motion Pictures, Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures, Television Series/Specials, and Televised/Streamed Motion Pictures will be announced on Monday, March 8.

Winners will be honored during the virtual 32nd Annual Producers Guild of America Awards Show on Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Each year the PGA Awards are attended by Hollywood elite and have honored the industry’s biggest players including Robert de Niro, Jane Fonda, Tom Hanks, Nicole Kidman, Jordan Peele, Brad Pitt, Shonda Rhimes and many more. Additional information about this year’s highly anticipated awards show and its ancillary pre-events will be announced soon.

The 2021 Producers Guild Awards Event Chairs are Chris Thomes, Vice President, Creative Services for Disney Television Studios and Julius Tennon, President and Co-Founder of Juvee Productions. The 2021 Producers Guild of America Awards are produced by Anchor Street Collective for the Producers Guild of America. Branden Chapman is executive producer, Carleen Cappelletti is supervising producer, Emily Poenisch is talent executive, and Jim Piccirillo is director.

Any questions regarding the 2021 PGA Awards can be submitted to pgaawards@sunshinesachs.com.

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About the Producers Guild of America (PGA)

The Producers Guild of America is a nonprofit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The Producers Guild has more than 8,000 members who work together to protect and improve their careers, the industry and community by providing members with employment opportunities, seeking to expand health benefits, promoting fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, as well as other educational efforts and advocacy efforts such as encouraging sustainable production practices. The PGA also actively strives to create a more equitable industry through initiatives such as One Guild, which was established to address the specific needs of under-represented and under-served groups in order to increase and foster membership, guild leadership, employment and to encourage authentic depictions. For more information and the latest updates, please visit the Producers Guild of America website and follow on social media.

Website: https://www.producersguild.org/

Instagram: @producersguild

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/producers-guild-of-america/

Twitter: @producersguild

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/producersguild

Hashtag: #PGAAwards

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:                                                                                        

Matthew Lawrence, Pipere Boggio & Alexandra Anderson                                      

pgaawards@sunshinesachs.com

Sunshine Sachs