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PGA announces key dates for 2015 Awards

PGA announces key dates for 2015 Awards

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LOS ANGELES (April 21, 2014) – The Producers Guild of America announced today the opening of the submissions and key deadlines for consideration for the 2015 Producers Guild Awards. The 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza. Competitive honors to be announced at the 2015 Producers Guild Awards include: The Producers Guild Award for Outstanding Sports Program…

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SAG Ensemble In a Split Vote for Best Picture and Director

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Since the SAG awards began 20 years ago, whenever Best Picture and Best Director split, the SAG ensemble foretold Best Picture in every case, except once where the ensemble sided with Best Director. 2012 – SAG ensemble + DGA + PGA = Argo, Ang Lee for Life of Pi, Director 2005 – SAG ensemble + Eddie + WGA = Crash, Brokeback (PGA+WGA+DGA), director 2002 – SAG ensemble + DGA =…

12 Years a Slave and Gravity TIE at Producers Guild Awards

12 Years a Slave and Gravity TIE at Producers Guild Awards

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Producers Guild Award Winners: Best Picture: TIE! Gravity and 12 Years a Slave Documentary: We Steal Secrets Animated Motion Picture: Frozen Kramer Award: Fruitvale Station Long-Form Television: Behind the Candelabra Drama Series: Breaking Bad Comedy Series: Modern Family TV Competition: The Voice Sports: ESPN’s SportsCenter Children’s TV: Sesame Street Digital Series: Wired: What’s Inside Non-Fiction Television: Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown Live Entertainment and Talk TV: The Colbert Report === (earlier:)…

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The PGA Might Make History Sunday, DGA Next Week

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Scott Feinberg does some post-game analysis after the Critics Choice awards. He is still, like most other pundits, predicting a split between 12 Years a Slave and Gravity. I have this weird feeling, even still, that, at the end of the day, the DGA will go to David O. Russell and American Hustle will eventually take Picture, Director at the Oscars.  I believe I have only ever seen one person…

Don’t Forget to Predict the PGA and the SAG!

Don’t Forget to Predict the PGA and the SAG!

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The State of the Race: It’s all Down to the Producers Guild

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Pic taken from Boiseweekly The fate of Best Picture is now in the hands of the PGA. As we barrel towards the final deadline for Oscar ballots, there are still three films that are vying for the big prize.  Like most years in the era of preferential ballot, all eyes are on the Producers Guild.  The Producers Guild use the preferential ballot with ten slots. The Academy will use the…

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Find Your Best Picture Nominees via the PGA Announcement

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The Producers Guild has a membership of around 4,700, representing “representing television producers, film producers and New Media producers.”  What it has in common with the Academy is that they use the preferential ballot to determine their winners for Best Picture.  Where they differ from the Academy, other than the make up of their membership (for instance, the Academy is dominated by actors), is that they choose a solid ten for nominees rather than…

PGA to honor Fruitvale Station with 2014 Stanley Kramer Award

PGA to honor Fruitvale Station with 2014 Stanley Kramer Award

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2014 Marks the 25th Anniversary of the Producers Guild Awards (Press Release) The Producers Guild of America (PGA), announced today that the critically acclaimed feature FRUITVALE STATION will be honored with the 2014 Stanley Kramer Award at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony. The awards ceremony will be held on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles. The Stanley Kramer Award was established in…

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Phase I Final Lap, Ranking the Influence of the Precursors

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The Oscar race really doesn’t officially start until the beginning of December, when the New York Film Critics and the National Board of Review make their picks. They are usually first out of the gate, and though they are too early on the scene to really predict how the eventual Oscar wins will go, they can sometimes help thin the herd, enough so that Academy voters have an easier time…

PGA announces key deadlines for 2014 Producers Guild Awards

PGA announces key deadlines for 2014 Producers Guild Awards

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LOS ANGELES (August 21, 2013) – The Producers Guild of America announced today the opening of submissions and key deadlines for consideration for the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards that will take place on Sunday, January 19, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. Producers Guild National Treasurer Lori McCreary (Invictus, Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman) and National Board Member Michael De Luca (Moneyball, The Social Network) will co-produce and…