Location Managers Guild prepares for awards
The nominations have been announced for the 4th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards.
Nominees for Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series include Pat Karam and Robert Bentley for their work on Netflix drama The Crown.
The show films in London and elsewhere in the UK to chart the story of the Royal Family beginning with the early reign of Queen Elizabeth II.
Nominations in this category also include Mandi Dillin, who worked on the California and Utah shoot for HBO’s Westworld (pictured).
The nominees for Contemporary Television Series include Christian Diaz de Bedoya for his work on Better Call Saul in New Mexico.
Tom Howard and Daniel Sampedro Palerm are also nominated for their work on spy drama The Night Manager, which shot extensively on the Spanish Balearic island of Majorca.
Edward Donovan is nominated for Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge in the Period Film category. Donovan’s work involved selecting the New South Wales locations used to recreate US and Japanese island settings for the Second World War story.
JJ Hook and Laura Bryant are nominated in this category for Ben Affleck’s Prohibition-era gangster movie Live by Night, which recreated Florida’s Ybor City in the Georgia town of Brunswick. Wes Hagan and Dan Gorman are recognised for Hidden Figures, which doubled Atlanta and its surrounds for Virginia and Florida.
This year’s Contemporary Film category gives a nod to the work of Chris Moore and Peter Martorano on the action movie Jason Bourne, which included a major stunt set piece shot on the Las Vegas Strip. Also among the nominees are Robert Foulkes and Steve Beimler for La La Land, which shot 48 Los Angeles locations in 42 days.
The awards ceremony will be held on 8 April at Warner Bros. Studios in Los Angeles.
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