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2017 Nominees For Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures

Tuesday, November 22, 2016   (0 Comments)
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LOS ANGELES (November 22, 2016) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today its Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 28th Annual Producers Guild Awards. Producers Guild Awards honor excellence in motion picture, television and new media productions, as well as some of the living legends who shape the profession. Nominations for the Television Series/Specials and Children’s Programs, Long Form Television and Sports and Digital Series will be announced on January 5, 2017. Nominations for Theatrical Motion Pictures and Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures will be announced on January 10, 2017. All 2016 Producers Guild Award winners will be presented on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles.

The films nominated for the Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures are listed below in alphabetical order:

• Dancer

• The Eagle Huntress

• Life, Animated

• O.J.: Made in America

• Tower

During the awards show, the Producers Guild will also present special honors to Tom Rothman, James L. Brooks and Irwin Winkler among others. The 2017 Producers Guild Awards Co-Chairs are Donald De Line and Amy Pascal.

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.

To cover the 2017 Producers Guild Awards, a completed press credential application MUST be received no later than Friday, January 13, 2017 for consideration. To request a Producers Guild Awards credential application, please email Ashley Simon at

All other PGA and PGA Awards media inquiries should be directed to Annalee Paulo at Annalee.Paulo@42West.Net or Lyn Cowan at

The Producers Guild of America is the non-profit trade group that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. The Producers Guild has more than 7,500 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 Producers Guild of America websites and follow on social media:

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