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Documentary Motion Picture Nominations for 2013 Producers Guild Awards

Friday, November 30, 2012   (0 Comments)
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DOCUMENTARY MOTION PICTURE NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2013 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS

LOS ANGELES, CA (November 30, 2012) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the Documentary Motion Picture nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 24th Annual Producers Guild Awards.

The nominated films, listed below in alphabetical order, are:

A PEOPLE UNCOUNTED

THE GATEKEEPERS

THE ISLAND PRESIDENT

THE OTHER DREAM TEAM

SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN

All other nominations for the 2013 Producers Guild Award categories will be announced on January 3, 2013, along with the individual producers.

All 2013 Producers Guild Award winners will be announced on January 26, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. This year, the Producers Guild will also award special honors to Bob and Harvey Weinstein, J.J. Abrams, Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner and Russell Simmons, among others. The 2013 Producers Guild Awards Chair is Michael De Luca.

In 1990, the Producers Guild held the first-ever Golden Laurel Awards, which were renamed the Producers Guild Awards in 2002. Richard Zanuck and Lili Fini Zanuck took home the award for Best Produced Motion Picture for DRIVING MISS DAISY, establishing the Guild’s awards as a bellwether for the Oscars. Last year, the PGA awarded THE ARTIST with its Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures, marking the fifth consecutive year the Producers Guild has presaged the Academy of Motion Picture’s choice.

To cover the 2013 Producers Guild Awards, a completed press credential application MUST be received no later than Friday, January 18, 2013 for consideration. To request aProducers Guild Awards credential application, please email Stefan.DeCastroverde@42West.net.

All other PGA and PGA Awards media inquiries should be directed to Julie Cloutier at (424) 901.8712 or Julie.Cloutier@42West.net or Christopher de Haan at (424) 901.8726 or Chris.deHaan@42West.net.