Variety honored the years top below-the-line artisans with the Variety Artisan Award at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
These agents help stars, celebs, directors, producers and assorted showbiz execs sell their holdings or find the home of their dreams.
The Variety Studio presented by Dockers and photographed by Michael Friberg.
From upbeat anthem to farewell ballad, category reveals embarrassment of riches.
From the bloody horrors of war to the awkward innocence of youth, the eight films in contention for this year's best picture feature a bevy of strong-willed characters angling to defy the odds.