A high five for praisers

'Charlie,' 'Narnia,' 'Good Luck' tapped for honors

Hollywood union publicists have tapped Warner’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” Disney’s “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe,” Warner Independent’s “Good Night, and Good Luck,” Sony’s “Memoirs of a Geisha” and Fox’s “Walk the Line” as nominees for the best feature publicity campaign of 2005.

The publicists will present the winner with the Maxwell Weinberg trophy at the Intl. Cinematographers Guild’s 43rd annual Publicists Awards March 1 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

The publicists, who are repped through the ICG, also announced nominees for TV campaign: CBS’ “Without a Trace,” UPN’s “Veronica Mars,” ABC’s “Grey’s Anatomy,” ABC’s “Lost” and NBC’s “My Name Is Earl.”

Nominees for org’s Les Mason Award are Sharon Black, DreamWorks; Jeff Hare, Warner Bros.; Mary Hunter, Warner Bros.; Pat Kingsley, PMK/HBH; and Tim Menke, independent.

Press Award mentions went to Scott Bowles, USA Today; Claudia Puig, USA Today; Stacy Jenel Smith, Beck/Smith Hollywood; Bonnie Tiegel, “Entertainment Tonight”/”The Insider”; Bill Zwecker, Chicago Sun Times.

International media noms went to Paola Abou-Jouade, Brazil; Anita Baum, Argentina; Simon Braund, the U.K.; Anke Hoffman, the Netherlands; Christine Kruttschnitt, Germany; and Lynn Tso, Taiwan.

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