LMGI Digital Awards Show “Celebrate the Where”
Streaming October 23, 2021 • Pre-Show 1:30 PM PDT • Show 2 PM PDT



Actor and director Isaiah Mustafa, will return to host the Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) 8th Annual LMGI Awards on Saturday, October 23, at 2:00 p.m. PT (pre-show at 1:00 p.m. PT) during a virtual ceremony (#LMGIawards). The awards celebration, themed “Celebrate the Where,” will be free to stream, but registration is required.

A man of many talents, Isaiah Mustafa is a former NFL football wide receiver. After his career in the NFL, he turned to acting and appeared in dozens of hit films and series, as well as becoming a commercial icon. In addition to his well-known main character in the series of Old Spice television commercials, “The Man Your Man Could Smell Like,” Mustafa’s numerous acting and directing roles include “It Chapter Two” (2019), “Shadowhunters” (2016) and “Horrible Bosses” (2011).

As previously announced, David Yates, the English director of the last four Harry Potterfilms and the Fantastic Beasts films, will receive this year’s LMGI Eva Monley Award. Veteran Location Manager Aine Furey will be honored with this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her career spanning over four decades. Patricia Fay, who spent many years traveling the country by trains, planes snowmobiles and whatever it took as a location manager until her retirement in 2000, will be bestowed with the esteemed Trailblazer Award. The LMGI Humanitarian Award honoree will be announced shortly.

The 8th Annual LMGI Awards honor the outstanding and creative visual contributions by location professionals in film, television and commercials from around the globe. The awards also recognize outstanding service by film commissions for their support “above and beyond” during the production process. This year’s show will be produced by Erick Weiss, Honeysweet Creative and IngleDodd Media and written by Shelly Goldstein. Committee Chair of this year’s LMGI Awards is John Rakich.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 8th Annual LMGI Awards will be presented on a digital platform, streaming to a worldwide and more inclusive audience. For a list of 2021 LMGI Awards nominees, CLICK HERE.

The LMGI Awards are proudly sponsored by Platinum: Ontario Creates, Riverside County Film Commission, Studio Air Conditioning; Gold: Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS), Honolulu Film Office, Reel Health & Reel Security, Trilith Studios, William F. White International; Silver: Cherokee Nation Film Office, Directors Guild of Canada Ontario, Film US Virgin Islands, Fresco Film – Spain & Portugal, Hollywood Locations, Los Angeles Center Studios, ON-SET Disposals, Reel Estate Partners, Reel Waste & Recycling, Teamsters Local 399, Zio Studio Services; Bronze: Cinespace Film Studios, City of Toronto, Classic Tents & Events, Cool Locations Supply, Inc., Directors Guild of Canada, British Columbia, HBO | HBO Max, Inland Empire Film Services, Pacific Production Services, Pacific Traffic Control, Premier Event Tent Rental, Production Security Services, Savannah Regional Film Commission, Sunset Supplies; Media Sponsors: The Hollywood Reporter, Creative Handbook, The Location Guide, SHOOT Magazine | SHOOT Online, Variety.


For further inquiries about the LMGI Awards, contact awards@LocationManagers.org. For sponsorship opportunities please contact LMGIawards@ingledodd.com.

About the Location Managers Guild International (LMGI): 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. The LMGI is proud to be the only worldwide location resource for Location Professionals, combining regional commitment with international strength and community. We support strong relationships between production and government agencies, businesses and communities. We promote awareness of our 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. For more information about the LMGI, visit LocationManagers.org or follow us on Facebook; Twitter @TheLMGI; #LMGIawards,Instagram and YouTube.


Cheri Warner l Erick Yamagata| Weissman/Markovitz Communications
818.760.8995 | cheri@publicity4all.com | erick@publicity4all.com


Carol Skeldon | IngleDodd Media
310.650.8838 | LMGIawards@ingledodd.com