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The Celebration Is The Second In A Week’s Worth Of Bi-Coastal Events Culminating With The PGA Awards On February 25 


LOS ANGELES (February 24, 2023) - The Producers Guild of America hosted its annual West Coast celebration of the 2023 PGA nominees last night at Tiato in Santa Monica. The celebration is the second in a week’s worth of bi-coastal events culminating with the PGA Awards on February 25. 

During the evening, winners for two of the PGA Awards categories were announced. The producing team for Only Murders in the Building: One Killer Question (Season 2) was presented with the award for Outstanding Short Form Program and the producing team for Stay Alive, My Son was presented with the PGA Innovation Award, which celebrates outstanding entertainment endeavors across VR, AR, experiential and other emerging media. 

In attendance were producing team members from nominated productions and PGA guests including:  John Adams (Top Chef Season 19), Kathryn Alsman (Puss in Boots: The Last Wish), Maria Andreotti (Marcel the Shell with Shoes On), Marco Franzitta (Lizzo’s Watch Out For The Big Grrrls), Catie Bellinger (The Amazing Race), Thea Berns (RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars), Brendan Bragg (Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers), Jessica Dubone (The Voice), Jeanne Elfant Festa (Lucy and Desi), Chad Engel (Only Murders in the Building: One Killer Question), Ina Fichman (Fire of Love), Halley Zachary (Weird: The Al Yankovic Story), Alexandra Hannibal (Navalny), Matthew Heineman (Retrograde), Nic Hill (Stranger Things Immersive Watch Party),  Brianna Hoskins (Obi-Wan Kenobi), Kevin Howard (Better Call Sual: Filmmaker Training), Todd James (Seasame Street), Sam Jones (Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off), Garrett Kynard (Abbott Elementary), Jeffrey Lampart (Tár), Stella Levy (Love, Death & Robots), Kristin Mann (Descendant), Michael Mansouri (NASA Artemis), Patrick McCormick (Elvis), Angelic & Irfan Merchant (PerfectoVerse),  Jennifer Mizener (The Fabelmans), Jordana Mollick (The Dropout), Adam Neuhaus (30 for 30), Egor Povolotskiy (Severance), Ron Rapiel (Pam & Tommy), Jon Read (Everything Everywhere All At Once), Kathia Sanchez-Aldana (DAHMER- Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story), Mark Williams (Ozark) and  more. William Grant & Sons was the spirits sponsor of the event.

The remaining Producers Guild Awards winners will be announced at the annual award show on Saturday, February 25 at the Beverly Hills Hilton. 

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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 creates 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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