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Build By Guild: How to Create a Best Picture Nominee

  Anne Thompson often says (and I’m paraphrasing) that it takes support from all branches to really make a Best Picture nominee and I agree. While actors make up the majority of the voters in the Academy (1,138, to be exact), when a film has the support of the film editors, the cinematographers and the sound people to build those numbers …

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2016 Producers Guild (PGA) Nominees – Ex Machina Surprises; Carol, Room Snubbed

  The Producers Guild of America have spoken and their Best Pictures of 2015 are a bevy of boys clubs picks. In what supposed to a ‘Year of the Woman,’ only two female-led films, including Brooklyn, survived the PGA cut today. Sicario also proved that its guild strength is very strong, securing a nomination today after its mentions with the American Cinema Editors and …

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2015-2016 Awards Tally: Who’s Won What?

  Here’s who’s won the critics and industry awards so far this season, leading up to the big one – The Oscars. After dominating the critics awards, Mad Max: Fury Road and Spotlight took a back seat to The Big Short, which won the Producers Guild of America award, the most surefire precursor to the Best Picture Oscar. But then, …

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Producers Guild of America (PGA) Winners

Well, those asking for a change from the predictable slog of awards season got their wish tonight as the Producers Guild of America gave their top award to Birdman. Most expected Boyhood to take this in a walk (it’s already won the Golden Globe and BFCA) or at the very least saw The Imitation Game or American Sniper as possible …

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2015 Oscar Poll: Who Will Win the Producers Guild Award (PGA)?

This Saturday, January 24th, the Producers Guild of America will announce the winner of its 2015 award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures, aka the PGA Best Picture. Seven of the eight films nominated for the Best Picture Oscar are in the running (Selma is not nominated here), plus Oscar-snubees Foxcatcher, Gone Girl and Nightcrawler. What will the producers go for, and …

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Producers Guild Nominations (PGA)

Shocks and awes came in waves this morning as the Producers Guild of America announced its nominees for 2014 Theatrical Feature Films and Animated Theatrical Feature Films. The usual suspects of Birdman, Boyhood, The Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything were here but missing out were the high-profile but mired in controversy Selma. American Sniper proves again that it …

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