We are delighted to announce the LMGI Awards submission period is now OPEN!

The LMGI Awards spotlight the creativity of our craft.
Award Nominees are essential to the process of selecting filming locations that
set the tone, enrich the character, and enhance the narrative.

Submission forms and general information links are listed below!
*There is no fee to enter a submission




The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) announces that submissions for the 11th Annual LMGI Awards are now open online, closing on May 6, 2024. The LMGI Awards, set for Saturday, August 24th, spotlight and honor the vital  role of filming locations in setting tone, revealing character and enhancing the storytelling narrative. Additionally, the LMGI Awards honor film commissions who have gone above and beyond during the scouting, pre-production and production of specific projects.

The LMGI accepts domestic and international submissions for works that demonstrate the creative contributions of locations to filmed projects. There is no fee for submissions. Productions that were first released between June 2, 2023, and June 1, 2024, with at least 60% of the production shot on location are eligible. Nominations will be announced on Monday, July 1st, and winners are announced at the LMGI Awards on Saturday, August 24th. Submissions are open to LMGI members and non-members alike.  There is no fee for entry submissions.

Key entry and voting dates for the 11TH Annual LMGI Awards are:
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 Entry Submission Period Opens
Monday, May 6 (11:59 pm PDT) Entry Submission Period Closes
Sunday, June 2 Online Voting for Nominees Opens
Tuesday, June 11 Nominee Voting Closes
Monday, July 1 Nominations Announced
Sunday, July 14 Final Voting Opens
Tuesday, July 23 (11:59 pm PDT) Final Voting Closes
Saturday, August 24 Winners announced at LMGI Awards
Outstanding Location Awards will be presented in the following categories: Contemporary Film, Period Film, Contemporary TV, Period TV, TV Serial Program/Anthology/Limited Series, Commercials and Film Commissions. Honorary Awards include the Humanitarian, Lifetime Achievement, Trailblazer and Eva Monley Award. Chairing the 2024 LMGI Awards Committee is John Rakich, LMGI President. For further information about the LMGI Awards, contact Erika Howard at Awards@LocationManagers.org.
The Location Managers Guild International/LMGI is a global organization of career location professionals in the motion picture, television, commercial and print production industries dedicated to upholding the highest ethical standards. Through local commitment and international strength, we support strong relationships between production and government agencies, businesses, and communities. We promote awareness of the location professionals’ place in the entertainment industry as indispensable creative collaborators through a variety of innovative programs.  The LMGI was founded in 2003 as a 501(c)(6), non-profit corporation as the LMGA and rebranded in 2016 to reflect its growing international membership. The LMGI is not a labor union and does not represent Location Managers or Scouts in wage or working condition negotiations.For more information about #LMGI and the #LMGIawards, visit www.LocationManagers.org or follow the LMGI on Facebook (@TheLMGI), Instagram (@locationmanagersguild), and Twitter (@TheLMGI).MEDIA CONTACTS
Cheri Warner · Andy Aguinada · Weissman/Markovitz Communications · 818.760.8995
Cheri@Publicity4all.com · Andy@Publicity4all.com

Carol Skeldon · IngleDodd Media · 310.650.8838

Erika Howard