THE PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA AWARDS ‘EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE’, ‘WHITE LOTUS’, ‘THE BEAR’, ‘NAVALNY’, ‘GUILLERMO DEL TORO’S PINOCCHIO’ TOP HONORS AT THE 34TH ANNUAL PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS
Tom Cruise, Mindy Kaling, Angela Bassett, Austin Butler, Cate Blanchett, Michelle Williams, Patricia Arquette, Kate Hudson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Diego Luna, Bob Odenkirk, Brendan Fraser, Stephen Colbert, Michelle Yeoh, Ron Howard, Sacha Baron Cohen, Sandra Oh, Stephanie Hsu, Leslie Odom Jr., & More Attended the Guild’s Annual Awards for Outstanding Achievements in Producing
*Credit: Courtesy of the Producers Guild of America
LOS ANGELES (February 25, 2023) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) hosted the 34th Annual Producers Guild Awards tonight at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
The evening recognized influential film producers and entertainment icons with special honors including Tom Cruise with the David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures; Mindy Kaling with the Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television; Michael De Luca and Pamela Abdy with the Milestone Award; and “Till” with the Stanley Kramer Award.
Presenters, honorees, and nominees at the ceremony included Angela Bassett, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, Austin Butler, Billy Eichner, B.J. Novak, Bob Odenkirk, Brendan Fraser, Cate Blanchett, Danielle Deadwyler, Dave Burd, Diego Luna, Eugenio Derbez, Hannah Einbinder, Hong Chau, Jamie Lee Curtis, Jay Ellis, Kate Hudson, Ke Huy Quan, Kerry Condon, Leslie Odom Jr, Michelle Williams, Michelle Yeoh, Mo Amer, Monica Barbaro, Nicole Byer, Paul Dano, Robert Rodriguez, Ron Howard, Sacha Baron Cohen, Sandra Oh, Sherry Lansing, Stephanie Hsu, and Stephen Colbert among many more.
The complete winners(in bold) and nominees list for the 34th Annual Producers Guild Awards is listed below:
Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
- Everything Everywhere All At Once
Producers: Jonathan Wang, p.g.a., Dan Kwan, p.g.a., Daniel Scheinert, p.g.a.
Producers: Jon Landau, p.g.a., James Cameron, p.g.a.
- The Banshees of Inisherin
Producers: Graham Broadbent & Pete Czernin, Martin McDonagh
- Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
Producers: Kevin Feige, p.g.a., Nate Moore, p.g.a.
Producers: Baz Luhrmann, p.g.a., Catherine Martin, p.g.a., Gail Berman, p.g.a., Schuyler Weiss, p.g.a., Patrick McCormick, p.g.a.
Producers: Steven Spielberg, p.g.a., Kristie Macosko Krieger, p.g.a., Tony Kushner, p.g.a.
- Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
Producers: Ram Bergman, p.g.a., Rian Johnson, p.g.a.
Producers: Todd Field, Alexandra Milchan, Scott Lambert
Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Tom Cruise, Christopher McQuarrie, David Ellison
Producers: Jeremy Dawson, p.g.a., Ari Handel, p.g.a., Darren Aronofsky, p.g.a.
Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures
- Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio
Producers: Guillermo Del Toro, p.g.a., Gary Ungar, p.g.a., Alex Bulkley, p.g.a.
- Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
Producers: Elisabeth Holm, p.g.a, Andrew Goldman, p.g.a. & Paul Mezey, p.g.a., Caroline Kaplan, p.g.a.
Producers: Chris Meledandri, p.g.a., Janet Healy, p.g.a., Chris Renaud, p.g.a.
- Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
Producer: Mark Swift, p.g.a.
Producers: Lindsey Collins, p.g.a.
Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television - Drama
Producers: Mike White, David Bernad, Mark Kamine, Heather Persons, John M. Valerio
Producers: Sanne Wohlenberg, Tony Gilroy, Kathleen Kennedy, Diego Luna, Toby Haynes, Michelle Rejwan, Kate Hazell, David Meanti
Producers: Vince Gilligan, Peter Gould, Mark Johnson, Melissa Bernstein, Thomas Schnauz, Gordon Smith, Alison Tatlock, Diane Mercer, Michael Morris, Ann Cherkis, Trina Siopy, Bob Odenkirk, Jenn Carroll, James Powers
Producers: Jason Bateman, Chris Mundy, Patrick Markey, John Shiban, Miki Johnson, Laura Linney, Erin Mitchell, Martín Zimmerman, Dana Scott, Paul Kolsby, Laura Deeley
Producers: Ben Stiller, Nicholas Weinstock, Jackie Cohn, Mark Friedman, Dan Erickson, Andrew Colville, Chris Black, John Cameron, Jill Footlick, Kari Drake, Adam Scott, Patricia Arquette, Aoife McArdle, Amanda Overton, Gerry Robert Byrne
Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television - Comedy
Producers: Joanna Calo, Josh Senior, Christopher Storer, Hiro Murai, Rene Gube, Tyson Bidner
Producers: Quinta Brunson, Justin Halpern, Patrick Schumacker, Randall Einhorn, Scott Sites, Josh Greene
Producers: Alec Berg, Bill Hader, Aida Rodgers, Liz Sarnoff, Julie Camino, Emily Heller, Jason Kim, Duffy Boudreau
Producers: Jen Statsky, Lucia Aniello, Paul W. Downs, Michael Schur, David Miner, Morgan Sackett, Joe Mande, Andrew Law, Aisha Muharrar, Ashley Glazier, Samantha Riley, Seth Edelstein, Jessica Chaffin
- Only Murders in the Building
Producers: Dan Fogelman, Jess Rosenthal, Steve Martin, Martin Short, Selena Gomez, John Hoffman, Matteo Borghese, Rob Turbovsky, Ben Smith, Kristin Newman, Kirker Butler, Nick Pavonetti, Kristin Bernstein, Valentina Garza
David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Limited or Anthology Series Television
Producers: Elizabeth Meriwether, Katherine Pope, Michael Showalter, Jordana Mollick, Rebecca Jarvis, Taylor Dunn, Victoria Thompson, Liz Heldens, Liz Hannah, Hilton Smith, Dan LeFranc, Amanda Seyfried, Hilary Bettis, Megan Mascena
- DAHMER - Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
Producers: Ryan Murphy, Ian Brennan, Alexis Martin Woodall, Eric Kovtun, Evan Peters, Janet Mock, Scott Robertson, Sara Stelwagen, Tanase Popa, David McMillan, Todd Nenninger, Lou Eyrich, Todd Kubrak, Reilly Smith, Regis Kimble, Richard Jenkins, Mathew Hart
Producers: Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Tom Verica, Matt Byrne, Kathy Ciric, Scott Collins, Alison Eakle, Sara Fischer, Abby Ajayi, Jess Brownell, Holden Chang, Jessica Pressler
Producers: Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Deborah Chow, Ewan McGregor, Joby Harold
Producers: Robert Siegel, D.V. DeVincentis, Craig Gillespie, Dylan Sellers, Dave Franco, Megan Ellison, Sue Naegle, Ali Krug, Seth Rogen, Evan Goldberg, James Weaver, Alex McAtee, Chip Vucelich, Sarah Gubbins
Award for Outstanding Producer of Televised or Streamed Motion Pictures
- Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
Producers: Whitney Hodack, p.g.a., Mike Farah, p.g.a., Joe Farrell, p.g.a., Lia Buman, p.g.a., Max Silva, p.g.a., Al Yankovic, p.g.a.
Producers: John Hodges, Brooke Posch
Producer: Lynn Harris
Producers: Andrew Miano & Chris Weitz, Robert Zemeckis, Derek Hogue
- Producers: John Davis, Jhane Myers
Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television
- Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy
Producers: Tom Barry, Adam Hawkins, Eve Kay, Stanley Tucci, Francesco Ficarra, Shauna Minoprio, Robin O’Sullivan, Fiona Cleary
Producers: Marsha Cooke, John Dahl, Rob King, Erin Leyden, Brian Lockhart, Burke Magnus, Marquis Daisy, Gentry Kirby, Kristen Lappas, Adam Neuhaus, Libby Geist
Producer: Bill Owens
- George Carlin's American Dream
Producers: Wayne Federman, Teddy Leifer, Judd Apatow, Michael Bonfiglio, Jerry Hamza, Kelly Carlin, Amanda Glaze, Joe Beshenkovsky
Producers: Nigel Sinclair, Jeanne Elfant Festa, Mark Monroe
Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment, Variety, Sketch, Standup & Talk Television
- Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
Producers: John Oliver, Tim Carvell, Liz Stanton, Jon Thoday, James Taylor, Jeremy Tchaban, Catherine Owens, Whit Conway, Kaye Foley, Laura L. Griffin, Christopher McDaniel, Kate Mullaney, Matt Passet, Megan Peck Shub, Wynn Van Dusen, Marian Wang, Charles Wilson
- The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Producers: Trevor Noah, Jennifer Flanz, Jill Katz, Justin Melkmann, Ian Berger, Max Browning, Pamela DePace, Ramin Hedayati, David Kibuuka, David Paul Meyer, Zhubin Parang, Elise Terrell, Jocelyn Conn, Jeff Gussow, Brittany Radocha, Shawna Shepherd, Beth Shorr, Dan Amira, David Blog, Adam Chodikoff, Jimmy Donn, Scott Hercman, Kira Klang Hopf, Allison MacDonald, Ryan Middleton, Aaron Perlman-Price, Matt Negrin, Juliet Werner
Producers: Jimmy Kimmel, Erin Irwin, David Craig, Molly McNearney, Jennifer Sharron, Doug DeLuca, Gary Greenberg, Tony Romero, Josh Weintraub, Seth Weidner, Danny Ricker, Ken Crosby, Josh Halloway, Patrick Friend, Nancy Fowkes, Craig Powell, Rory Albanese
- The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Producers: Stephen T. Colbert, Tom Purcell, Jon Stewart, Tanya Michnevich Bracco, Barry Julien, Matt Lappin, Opus Moreschi, Denise Rehrig, Aaron Cohen, Paul Dinello, Emily Gertler, Jay Katsir, Bjoern Stejskal, Sara Vilkomerson, Ballard C. Boyd, Michael Brumm, Ariel Dumas, Megan Gearheart, Gabe Gronli, Paige Kendig, Jake Plunkett, Adam Wager
Producers: Lorne Michaels, Steve Higgins, Erik Kenward, Erin Doyle, Tom Broecker, Caroline Maroney, Javier Winnik
Award for Outstanding Producer of Game & Competition Television
- Lizzo's Watch Out For The Big Grrrls
Producers: Lizzo, Makiah Green, Kevin Beisler, Julie Pizzi, Farnaz Farjam, Myiea Coy, Kimberly Goodman, Glenda N. Cox, Alana Balden
Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri, Mark Vertullo, Phil Keoghan
- RuPaul's Drag Race All Stars
Producers: RuPaul Charles, Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato, Tom Campbell, Mandy Salangsang, Steven Corfe, Ari Kolber, Thairin Smothers, John Polly, Michelle Visage, Michael Seligman, Natalia James, Sara Kordy, Jeremy McGovern, Alicia Gargaro-Magana, Carson Kressley, Ross Mathews
Producers: Casey Kriley, Jo Sharon, Doneen Arquines, Gaylen Gawlowski, Hunter Braun, Nora Cromwell, Thi Nguyen, Hillary Olsen, Patrick Schmedeman, Eric Vier, Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, Frank Crane, Diana E. Gonzales, Diana Schmedeman, Sandee Birdsong, Steve Lichtenstein, Samantha Hanks
Producers: John De Mol, Mark Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Amanda Zucker, Kyra Thompson, Teddy Valenti, Brittany Martin Porter, Bart Kimball, Dan Paschen, Hayley Opalek McSherry, Jared Wyso, Meredith Ambrose, Amanda Borden, Clyde Lieberman, Kyle Grossinger, Stephanie Waters, Lamont Leak, Melissa Wong
The Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Picture
Producers: Odessa Rae, p.g.a., Diane Becker, p.g.a. & Melanie Miller, p.g.a., Shane Boris, p.g.a.
Producers: Aman Mann, Shaunak Sen, Teddy Leifer
Producers: Margaret Brown, Kyle Martin, Essie Chambers
Producers: Sara Dosa, Shane Boris, Ina Fichman
Producers: Eleanor Emptage and Michael Mallie
Producers: Matthew Heineman, Caitlin McNally
Producers: Sigrid Dyekjaer, p.g.a., Will Miller, p.g.a., Lizzie Gillett, p.g.a., Darren Aronofsky, p.g.a., Gabriel Uchida, p.g.a., Alex Pritz, p.g.a.
**The categories below were previously announced at the PGA Awards East Coast Nominees Celebration on February 21st, and the PGA Awards West Coast Nominees Celebration on February 23rd.
The Award for Outstanding Sports Program
- Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off
- Formula 1: Drive to Survive
- Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Detroit Lions
- Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers
The Award for Outstanding Children's Program
- Sesame Street
- Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock
- Green Eggs and Ham
- Snoopy Presents: It's the Small Things, Charlie Brown
- Waffles + Mochi's Restaurant
The Award for Outstanding Short-Form Program
- Only Murders in the Building: One Killer Question
- Better Call Saul: Filmmaker Training
- Love, Death + Robots
- Sesame Street's #ComingTogether Word of the Day Series
- Tales of the Jedi
2023 PGA Innovation Award
- Stay Alive, My Son (UME Studios)
- Dance Monsters (Lime Pictures)
- Experience Yosemite (CityLights)
- Ghostbusters VR Academy (HOLOGATE)
- LeMusk - A Cinematic Sensory Experience (Intel Corporation)
- Lustration (New Canvas)
- On The Morning You Wake (To the End of the World) (ASTREA)
- OXYMORE by Jean-Michel Jarre (VRROOM)
- PerfectoVerse (Watch and Play)
- Space Explorers: Atremis Ascending (Felix and Paul Studios, with participation of MeetMo)(Meta Quest)
- Stranger Things Immersive Watch Party (Sawhorse Productions)
- Verizon Pepsi Halftime Ultra Pass (R/GA)
Entries for the Innovation Award were vetted by a nominating committee, co-chaired this year by Eric Shamlin and John Canning, and reviewed and voted-on by a blue-ribbon jury of experts, including: Kevin Chaja, Whitney Clinkscales, Adrian Driscoll, Alton Glass, Annie Hanlon, Harold Hayes, Lindsey Townley, Mary Matheson, Khayyam Wakil, Erik Weaver, Philipp Wolf, and Boo Wong.
The Producers Guild Awards are often a bellwether for the Oscars. Since its inception, the PGA has predicted 23 of the 33 winners of the Academy Award for Best Picture.
The 2023 Producers Guild Awards Event Chairs are Mike Farah, Chief Executive Officer at Funny Or Die, and Joe Farrell, Chief Creative Officer at Funny Or Die. The 2023 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, Matt Ullian and Jane Sarkin of Boldface Partners are talent executives, and Jim Piccirillo is Director. The PGA Awards team also includes Diane Salerno (Six Degrees Global) managing sponsorship, and the PGA’s PR agency of record, Sunshine Sachs Morgan & Lylis for PR.
Sponsors of the 2023 Producers Guild Awards include Cadillac, the Official Vehicle, Delta Air Lines, the Official Airline, Glenfiddich Scotch, and GreenSlate, a PGA Partner.
Any questions regarding the 2023 PGA Awards can be submitted to PGAAwards@ssmandl.com.
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About the Producers Guild of America (PGA)
The Producers Guild of America represents over 8,500 producers. It is a non-profit trade organization that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media.
The Guild invests in its core values that benefit the industry at large. These values are rooted in facilitating employment of its members, advocating for sustainable practices in production that minimize human and environmental harm, ensuring a set culture that advances safety, and creating viable pathways into the Guild for the next generation of producers, particularly those from populations underrepresented in the industry. Year-round it hosts a number of educational, mentoring and professional networking programs, as well as industry events that honor excellence in producing.
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