Alexander Payne to Receive Honorary Award From Location Managers

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Haskell Wexler, Scott Dewees will also be lauded

Alexander Payne, Haskell Wexler and Scott Dewees will be presented with the Location Managers Guild of America’s first honorary awards.

The guild’s board of directors chose Payne, the two-time Academy Award winner of “The Descendants” and “Sideways,” to be honored with the Eva Monley Award. Payne’s latest film, “Nebraska,” was nominated for six Oscars.

Wexler, known for his Oscars wins for  “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolf?” and “Bound for Glory” will be honored with the Humanitarian Award, and the Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to the well-respected commercial location scout Dewees.  

The inaugural awards ceremony will take place March 29 at the Writers Guild Theater.

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