‘Mad Max,’ ‘Straight Outta Compton’ ‘Game Of Thrones,’ Among Location Managers Award Nominees, Highlight Hollywood News

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The Location Managers Guild International (formerly the Location Managers Guild of America) has released the nominations for its third annual awards, which will be held April 23. The young event honors location managers on feature films, television series and commercials.
Nominated features in the category for a period film are Bridge of Spies, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Revenant, Straight Outta Compton and Trumbo. And the noms for a contemporary film are Blackhat, Black Mass, Creed, Our Brand is Crisis and Sicario.
Nominees in the television categories include Fargo, Game of Thrones, Better Call Saul and Mr. Robot.
“This year the Guild opened the submission process. Production companies, film commissions, directors, producers and filmmaking fans from around the world provided potential nominees reflecting our expanded global focus,” said co-chair and guild vp Lori Balton.
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Outstanding Locations in a Period Film
Bridge of Spies (Klaus Darrelmann and Markus Bensch – Europe; Jason Farrar – New York)
Mad Max: Fury Road (Simon Crook and Paul Tomlinson)
The Revenant (Robin Mounsey and Bruce Brownstein)
Straight Outta Compton (Alison A.Taylor)
Trumbo (David Thornsberry)
Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film
Blackhat (Janice Polley and Julie Hannum)
Black Mass (Charlie Harrington and Benjamin Dewey)
Creed (Patricia Taggart and Dan Gorman)
Our Brand is Crisis (Batou Chandler – New Orleans; Luis Estrella – Puerto Rico)
Sicario (S. Todd Christensen and Shani Orona)
Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series
Aquarius (Michael Haro and Stacey Brashear)
Fargo (Matt Palmer and Rob Hilton)
Game of Thrones, Season 5 (Robert Boake and Tate Araez)
Gotham (Keith Adams and Pat Sones)
Sleepy Hollow, Season 3 (Nancy Haecker and Ryan Taylor)
Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series
Better Call Saul (Christian Diaz de Bedoya)
Bosch (Robert Paulsen and Paul Schreiber)
Mr. Robot (Demian Resnick)
Sense 8 (Marco Giacalone and Bill Bowling)
True Detective, Season 2 (Michael Chickey and Caleb Duffy)
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Outstanding Film Commission
Albuquerque Film Office
Berlin Brandenburg Film Commission
Film LA
Mexico City Film Office
Royal Film Commission of Jordan
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Outstanding Locations in a Commercial
Apple Music – History of Sound (Peter Orth, David Henriksen, David McKinney)
Budweiser – Lost Dog (Patrick Riley)
Chevy – Chevy Anthem (Sean Alquist)
Facebook – Friend Request (Adam Butt and Wilson Wu)
Toyota Tacoma – Let’s Go Places: Countdown (Scott Logan and Scott Trimble)
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Winners will be announced on April 23.
Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
Photographs are Courtesy:   20TH Century Fox; USA; HBO; Warner Bros.
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