February 27, 2014 8:24am PT by Carolyn Giardina
'American Hustle,' 'Her,' 'Nebraska' Among Noms for Debut Location Managers Awards
The location managers of American Hustle, Her and Nebraska are among the nominees for the first annual Location Managers Guild of America Awards, which will be held March 29 at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills.
Rounding out the nominees in the category for outstanding achievement by a location professional on a feature film are the location managers of Iron Man 3 and Saving Mr. Banks.
Categories include feature films, TV programs and commercials, as well as one for a film commission.
The LMGA will also present the Eva Monley Award, named in honor of the location manager for Lawrence of Arabia and The African Queen; the Humanitarian Award; and the Lifetime Achievement Award.
The nominees for the first annual LMGA Awards follow.
Outstanding Achievement by a Location Professional -- Feature Films
Ilt Jones (Iron Man 3)
John Latenser V (Nebraska)
Rick Schuler & Steve Mapel (Her)
Andrew Ullman & Lori Balton (Saving Mr. Banks)
David Velasco (American Hustle)
Outstanding Achievement by a Location Professional -- TV Programs
Robert Boake (Game of Thrones)
Patrick Burn (House of Cards)
Christian Diaz de Bedoya (Breaking Bad)
Caleb Duffy (Behind the Candelabra)
Veronique Vowell (Scandal)
Outstanding Achievement by a Location Professional -- Commercials
David Doumeng & Charlie Love (Nike)
Dale Dreher (America’s Got Talent)
Kent Matsuoka (Mountain Dew)
Barbara Miller (Optimum)
Byll Williams & JJ Levine (Gatorade)
Outstanding Location Feature Film
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
Outstanding Location Television Program*
Game of Thrones
House of Cards
NCIS: Los Angeles
*(Six nominees due to a tie)
Outstanding Film Commission
Albuquerque Film Commission (Breaking Bad and Lone Survivor)
Film in Iceland (The Secret Life of Walter Mitty)
Film LA (NCIS: Los Angeles)
Long Beach Film Commission (Dexter)
South Pasadena Film Commission (Dexter)