Location Managers Guild International 2018 Awards Call for Submi

Location Managers Guild International 2018 Awards Call for Submissions from Around the Globe

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Online Submissions Open Today; Awards Gala to be held April 7, 2018

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- LOCATION MANAGERS GUILD INTERNATIONAL (LMGI) announces the 5th Annual Location Managers Guild Awards honoring the outstanding and creative international contributions of location professionals and film commissions in film, television and commercials will be held on April 7, 2018.  Online submissions will open today - Jan. 7, 2018 at www.locationmanagers.org. Awards will be presented in the following categories: Film Commission, Commercial, Contemporary Film, Period Film, Contemporary TV and Period TV. Honorary Awards will include the Humanitarian, Lifetime Achievement, Trailblazer and Eva Monley.

"As location professionals, the world is our backlot," said LMGI President Eric Klosterman. "Our lens provides the canvas for defining character and propelling action. Our unique perspective and skill help bring the scripted page to life! The LMGI Awards celebrate the aesthetic contribution made by location professionals to particular projects. Additionally, we honor the invaluable assistance that Film Commissions provide."


The voting timeline for the 2018 5th Annual LMGI Awards* is:  

Dec. 13, 2017      

Online Submissions Open

Jan. 7, 2018       

Online Submissions Close

Jan. 29        

Nomination Voting Opens

Feb. 16           

Nomination Voting Closes

Feb. 20          

Final Nominees Announced

Feb. 26     

Final Voting Begins

March 19          

Final Ballot voting ends at midnight

April 7        

Winners Announced at 5th Annual LMGI Awards Gala

*Dates subject to change


LMGI Awards accepts domestic and international submissions for work that demonstrates the significance of locations in supporting character development and storyline. Active and retired LMGI members in good standing can vote on the awards. Submissions are open to both LMGI members and non-members.

Producers of this year's LMGI Awards are Co-Chairs Eric Klosterman and Robin Citrin.  For information about the LMGI Awards, FAQs, and submission eligibility "Rules and Regulations," please visit www.locationmanagers.org or contact lmgiawards@locationmanagers.org.


The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) is an organization of experienced career professionals in the Motion Picture, Television, Commercial and Print production industries. The guild rebranded in 2016 to reflect our growing global membership and focus. LMGI members are dedicated to the establishment of professional standards of personal conduct, safety on the set and business ethics. They support the formation of strong links with business members, governmental agencies and local communities. The Guild promotes awareness of the goals and achievements of members to the public and within the industry through creative, educational and philanthropic programs. The LMGI was founded in 2003 as a 501(c)(6), non-profit corporation as the LMGA. The LMGI is not a labor union. They do not represent Location Managers/Scouts in wage or working condition negotiations. Follow the LMGI on Facebook and Twitter @The_LMGI.

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