Location Managers Guild of America Unveils Award Nominees


Wild may have earned nominations for stars Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern, but the film didn't make the cut for best picture or best adapted screenplay (Nick Hornby).

The 2nd annual awards show will honor the creative contributions of location professionals.

Location Managers Guild of America president Lori Balton announced seven category nominations for the 2nd Annual LGMA Awards on Wednesday.

The 2nd annual awards will honor the creative contributions of location professionals and their efforts in the film, TV and commercial-making processes. Winners will be announced at the awards show on Mar. 7 in Beverly Hills at the Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts.

Below is the list of nominees for outstanding achievement for location professionals in feature films, television and commercials.

Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film
Chef (Kei Rowan-Young)
Gone Girl (Rick Schuler and Steve Mapel)
Nightcrawler (Curtis Collins and Mike Brewer)
The Gambler (Chris Baugh)
Wild (Nancy Haecker)

Outstanding Locations in a Period Film
Fury (Russell Lodge and Lee Robertson)
Inherent Vice (Larry Ring and Scott Fitzgerald)
Selma (Wes Hagen and Leif Tilden)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Klaus Darrelmann)
The Imitation Game (David Broder and Richard George)

Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series
Homeland (Robert Bentley and Deon du Preez)
Nashville (Kristi Frankenheimer and Mark Ragland)
NCIS: Los Angeles (Tony Salome and Jason Savage)
Ray Donovan (Craig van Gundy and Boyd Wilson)
True Detective (Batou Chandler)

Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series
American Horror Story (John Johnston)
Boardwalk Empire (Amanda Foley and Audra Gorman)
Forever (Guy Efrat)
Turn (Tom Trigo and Becky Beckstoffer)

Outstanding Locations in a Single Commercial
Budweiser "Always There" (JJ Levine and Byll Williams)
Coca-Cola "America is Beautiful" (Jimmy Ayoub, Cyndy McCrossen, Peter Orth, Stephen Pherigo)
Nissan Qashqai "Fly by Night" (Gil Evans, Marie-Paule Goislard, Beth Tate)
Nissan Altima "Migration" (Crofton Diack and Mike Floyd)
Honda Civic "Today is Pretty Great" (Jof Hanwright and Jesse Rivard)

Outstanding Locations in a Commercial Campaign
Ram Trucks (David McKinney and Peter Orth)
Subaru Outback (Alissa Desler and Lori Allen)

Outstanding Film Commission
Chicago Film Office
City of Long Beach Office of Special Events and Filming
Film in Iceland
Oregon Governor's Office fo Film & Television
Royal Film Commission of Jordan