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Producers Guild to Honor Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli with 2014 Selznick Achievement Award

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has announced that Michael G. Wilson and Barbara Broccoli of EON Productions will receive the 2014 David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Motion Pictures. The award will be presented at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on January 19 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 30, 2013 12:23 PM
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Producers Guild to Honor Disney Chief Bob Iger with Milestone Award

The Producers Guild has announced that Disney chairman and chief executive officer Bob Iger will receive the 2014 Milestone Award. It will be presented to Iger at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony, to be held on January 19, 2014, at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • October 9, 2013 2:17 PM
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Producers Guild Execs: "Historic" Producers Mark Finally Accepted by All Six Major Studios

The Producers Guild of America has waged a ten-year campaign to get the six major studios to adopt their "Producers Mark" on their films. It's a Seal of Approval showing that the credited producers on the film meet the strict criteria set by the PGA. And they finally got all six studios to sign up to implement the on-screen "p.g.a." credit and certification.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • July 11, 2013 9:54 AM
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Oscar Talk: 'Argo' vs. 'Lincoln,' PGA, SAG, and DGA; Affleck and Day-Lewis Hit Santa Barbara

On this week's Oscar Talk podcast, Kris Tapley and I discuss the recent PGA and SAG wins for Ben Affleck's "Argo," which is now mounting a formidable challenge to Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln." And we cover last weekend's Affleck and Daniel Day-Lewis tributes in Santa Barbara.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • February 1, 2013 12:00 PM
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PGA Awards: 'Argo' Wins Big, Plus 'Sugarman,' 'Homeland,' 'Modern Family'; Tributes to Weinsteins, Abrams & Working Title

"Argo" is on a roll. Ben Affleck's movie won again at the Producers Guild Awards, setting the tone for the weeks leading to the Oscars as one of statistical chances. Without also receiving a Best Director Oscar nomination, four other films have won the PGA's top prize ("Driving Miss Daisy," "Apollo 13," "Moulin Rouge," and "Little Miss Sunshine").
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • January 27, 2013 3:34 AM
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Oscar Talk: Nomination Ballots Due, PGA and ADG Nods, Best Picture Predictions

On this week's Oscar Talk podcast, Kris Tapley and I discuss where we are right now with Oscar nominations ballots due January 4 and the impact of this week's Producers Guild and Art Directors Guild nominations. Which films will be on the Best Picture list-will it be seven, eight or even ten? We assess what's sure of a spot, what's not, and long-shot possibilities.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 4, 2013 11:43 AM
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Producers Guild Award Nominations 2012 Include Indies 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' 'Moonrise Kingdom,' and 'Django Unchained'

The Producers Guild of America (PGA) has selected its motion picture and long-form television nominations for the 24th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The 2013 Chair is Michael De Luca. All 2013 Producers Guild Award winners will be announced on January 26th at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • January 2, 2013 6:29 PM
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Producers Guild Doc Nominees Include Oscar Frontrunners 'Gatekeepers' & 'Searching for Sugar Man'

The Producers Guild of America has nominated five documentaries in their Documentary Motion Picture category. The documentary field is large and competitive this year, so any spotlight will help Oscar voters make tough choices. Never have so many worthy docs been produced and released into the indie marketplace. The Academy doc branch has already submitted their Oscar short list of 15 which should be announced shortly. The IDA awards will be announced on December 7 (stay tuned for our report).
  • By Anne Thompson and Sophia Savage
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  • November 30, 2012 3:54 PM
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PGA Honors Music Producer Russell Simmons with 2013 Visionary Award

The Producers Guild of America announces they will honor producer Russell Simmons with the guild's 2013 Visionary Award at the PGA awards ceremony on January 26.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 29, 2012 2:41 PM
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Producers Guild TV Award Nominees: 'Homeland,' 'Downton Abbey,' 'Game of Thrones,' 'Breaking Bad,' 'Mad Men' & More

The Producers Guild of America announces the nominees for its Television Series/Specials and Digital Series award categories. The winners will be announced at the PGA Awards on January 26 at the Beverly Hilton...
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • November 28, 2012 1:18 PM
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