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Location Managers Guild Sets Inaugural Awards

'Nebraska,' 'Her,' 'American Hustle' scouts among film nominees

Among other honors they have racked up, “American Hustle,” “Her” and “Nebraska” can add the inaugural Location Managers Guild of America Awards. The other nominees in this categories are scouts for “Iron Man 3” and “Saving Mr. Banks.” Among TV programs, location managers for “Game of Thrones,” “House of Cards,” “Breaking Bad,” “Behind the Candelabra” and “Scandal” were nominated.

“We are ecstatic with our nominees,” said guild president Nancy Haecker. “They represent the enormous artistic contribution of locations to the vision, message and tone of production. We are equally excited about the eclectic choices in theme and content, as well as representation of location professionals from around the globe,”

The Eva Monley Award, the Humanitarian Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award will be the honorary laurels presented at the ceremony.

The winners will be announced on March 29 at the Writers Guild Theater in Beverly Hills.

The full list of nominees follows:

Feature Films

Ilt Jones – “Iron Man 3”
John Latenser V – “Nebraska
Rick Schuler & Steve Mapel – “Her
Andrew Ullman & Lori Balton – “Saving Mr. Banks”
David Velasco – “American Hustle

TV Programs

Robert Boake – “Game of Thrones
Patrick Burn – “House of Cards
Christian Diaz de Bedoya – “Breaking Bad”
Caleb Duffy – “Behind the Candelabra”
Veronique Vowell – “Scandal

  Commercials

David Doumeng & Charlie Love – “Nike”
Dale Dreher – “America’s Got Talent”
Kent Matsuoka – “Mountain Dew”
Barbara Miller – “Optimum”
Byll Williams & JJ Levine – “Gatorade”

Outstanding Location Feature Film

“American Hustle”
“Fruitvale Station”
“Nebraska”
“Philomena”
“The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”

Outstanding Location Television Program*

“Breaking Bad”
“Dexter”
“Game of Thrones”
“House of Cards”
“NCIS: Los Angeles”
“Treme”
*(Six nominees due to a tie)

Outstanding Film Commission

Albuquerque Film Commission – “Breaking Bad” & “Lone Survivor”
Film in Iceland – “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”
Film LA – “NCIS: Los Angeles”
Long Beach Film Commission – “Dexter”
South Pasadena Film Commission – “Dexter”

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