THE PRODUCERS GUILD OF AMERICA ANNOUNCES WINNERS IN SPORTS, CHILDREN’S, AND SHORT FORM TELEVISION CATEGORIES, AND THE INNOVATION AWARD FOR IMMERSIVE CONTENT AT THE PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS EAST COAST CELEBRATION
NEW YORK CITY (March 14, 2022) – The Producers Guild of America hosted its annual East Coast Celebration of the 2022 PGA nominees last night at the Bryant Park Grill Garden in New York City. The celebration marks the first in a week’s worth of bi-coastal events culminating with the PGA Awards on March 19.
This year, the Guild announced the winners of four categories from the Producers Guild Awards nominated programs. The producing team for 100 Foot Wave (Season 1) was presented with the award for Outstanding Sports Program; the producing team for Muppets Haunted Mansion (Special) was presented with the award for Outstanding Children’s Program; the producing team for Carpool Karaoke: The Series (Season 4) was presented with the award for Outstanding Short Form Program; and the team behind For All Mankind: Time Capsule 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: Piper Perabo, Stephen Kay and Michael Friedman (Yellowstone); Rebecca Kovacik (Belfast); Chris Licht (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert); Kaye Foley (Last Week Tonight with John Oliver); Jared Bush, Yvett Marino and Clark Spencer (Encanto), Philip Byron (Naomi Osaka); David Dinerstein and Robert Fyvolent (Summer of Soul) and more.
Sponsors of the event included Cadillac, the Official Automotive Partner, and GreenSlate, PGA Partner and Awards Sponsor. .
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The remaining Producers Guild Awards winners will be announced at the annual award show on Saturday, March 19th at the Fairmont Century Plaza.
The 2022 Producers Guild Awards Event Chairs are Chris Thomes, Vice President, Creative Services for Disney Television Studios and Melvin Mar, Executive Producer, The Detective Agency. The 2022 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, marketing consultant Julie Giles (greenHAT digital) for social, and the PGA’s PR agency of record, Sunshine Sachs for PR.
Sponsors of the 2022 Producers Guild Awards include: Cadillac, Official Automotive Partner; Delta Air Lines, Official Airline Partner; GreenSlate, PGA Partner and Awards Sponsor; and Glenfiddich Scotch.
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About the Producers Guild of America (PGA)
The Producers Guild of America is a nonprofit trade group that represents 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 education and advocacy efforts such as encouraging sustainable production practices. For more information and the latest updates, please visit the Producers Guild of America website and follow on social media.
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