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On August 26, 2023, The Location Managers Guild International/ LMGI presented the 10th Annual Awards presentation located at The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica, California.

The award ceremony gathered many talented nominees, guests, and presenters. Red carpet entrance along with delicious bites before the ceremony.

The annual awards presentation honors outstanding and creative visual contributions by professionals in film, television, commercials, and film commissions from around the world.

This year, it marks the 20th Anniversary awards party. Steven Spielberg received the Eva Monley Award. Dow Griffith, Location Manager received the Lifetime Achievement Award and Beth Tate, Location Scout received the Trailblazer Award.

Many guests walked the red-carpet including Cheryl Hines (Actress), Steven Weber (Actor), Taylor Hackford (Director), Helen Mirren (Actress), Tim Daly (Actor), Robin Bronk (Executive Producer), Hanelle M. Culpepper (Director), Yuka Kato (Producer), only a few mentioned.

Nominees for each category were:

Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series

Jack Ryan” – Season 3 – Prime Video Jason Wheeler, Jon Roper, Leda Bouzoukou, Nick Oliver, Balint Regius

Succession” – Season 4 – HBO/Max Paul Eskenazi, Sue Quinn /LMGI, Rahmat Jean-Pierre, Steve M. Royset, Carolyn Schultz

The Diplomat” – Netflix Ashton Radcliffe /LMGI, Matt Winter /LMGI, Alphonse Huynh /LMGI, Ollie Bradbury

The Handmaid’s Tale” Season 5 – Hulu/MGM Studios Anne Richardson /LMGI, Jeremy Pinard /LMGI

The Last of Us” – HBO/Max Jason Nolan /LMGI, Mohammad Qazzaz /LMGI

The Old Man” – FX Networks Dan Cooley /LMGI, Ben McCrea

Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series

“1923” – Paramount D. Zachary Heine /LMGI, Johan Van Der Walt, Joseph Formosa Randon /LMGI, James Crowley, Eduard Klarenbeek

“Peaky Blinders” Season 6 – Netflix Jessica Dove, Matt Green, Leon Seth

“Perry Mason” Season 2 – HBO/Max Mandi Dillin /LMGI

“SEE’ Season 3 – Apple TV + John Rakich /LMGI, Keith Park /LMGI

“Westworld” – Season 4 – HBO/Max Jennifer Dunne /LMGI, Mike Haro /LMGI

Outstanding Locations in a TV Serial Program, Anthology, or Limited Series

“A Spy Among Friends” – Prime Video Charlotte Wright /LMGI, Flora Kinch Waugh, Lucian Asan

“Daisy Jones & the Six” – Prime Video Jay Traynor, Batou Chandler /LMGI, Mandi Dillin /LMGI, Giannis Dimitras, Giorgos Maravas, Joshua Persky

“Queen Charlotte” – Netflix Tony Hood /LMGI

“The White Lotus” Season 2 – HBO/Max Piernicola Pinnola /LMGI

“White House Plumbers” – HBO/Max Steve Grivno, Peggy Pridemore /LMGI, Tada C.H. Chae /LMGI

Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Feature Film

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery – Netflix Stefanos Koutsardakis

Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant – Amazon/MGM Jaime Polo Garrón, Richard Fábrega, Tate Aráez /LMGI

John Wick: Chapter 4 – Lionsgate Simon Daniel /LMGI, Pascal Ricuolt, Antonin Depardieu, Ghaith Al-kurdi, Daisei Susami, Morgan Roche

Tár – Focus/Universal Pictures David Pieper /LMGI

Troll – Netflix Audun Skarbøvik /LMGI, Leo Resnes, Espen Rudi

Outstanding Locations in a Period Film

All Quiet on the Western Front – Netflix Petr Růčka /LMGI, Marek Řídel, Jan Ondrovčák

Argentina, 1985Prime Video Marcelo Martinez /LMGI

The Banshees of Inisherin – Searchlight Pictures Eoin Holohan

The FabelmansUniversal Pictures Leann Emmert /LMGI, Peter Gluck /LMGI

The Woman King – Tri Star Pictures/Sony Pictures Luke Longmore, Neville Botha

Outstanding Locations in a Single Commercial

AirPods Pro: “Quiet the Noise” Hernan Dal Maso, Jose Varamo

Apple: “The Greatest” Nick Morley /LMGI, Ivan Siebel /LMGI

Go RVing Canada: “You Are Out There” Jason Nolan /LMGI, Ryan Leedu

Icelandair: “Easy to Stop, Hard to Leave” Jón Ólafur Lindsay

Visit California: “Kidifornia Family Vacation” Weston Marsh

Outstanding Film Commission

Alberta Film Commissions (Calgary, Edmonton)/Calgary Economic Development For “The Last of Us”

City of Brantford For “The Handmaid’s Tale” Season 5

The City of Worcester, MA Film Commission For Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Czech Film Commission For The Gray Man

The Montana Film Office For “1923”

Oklahoma Film + Music Office For “Reservation Dogs” Season 2

About The Location Managers Guild International/LMGI

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) is a global organization of professionals in motion picture, television, commercial and print production industries. The organization promotes awareness of the place in the entertainment industry.


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