10th Annual LMGI Awards Set for August 26, 2023
Marking the 20th Anniversary of the Guild

The Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has announced nominations for the Annual LMGI Awards honoring the outstanding and creative visual contributions by location professionals in film, television, commercials, and film commissions from around the globe. This year marks the 20th Anniversary of the guild and the 10thAnniversary of the LMGI Awards ceremony, which will be held on Saturday, August 26, 2023, at The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica.

The LMGI Awards welcomed a record number of submissions from around the world, each uniquely demonstrating how locations enrich the art of filmmaking.


Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series

Jack Ryan” – Season 3 – Prime Video
Jason Wheeler, Jon Roper, Leda Bouzoukou, Nick Oliver, Balint Regius

Succession” – Season 4 – HBO/Max
Paul Eskenazi, Sue Quinn /LMGI, Rahmat Jean-Pierre, Steve M. Royset, Carolyn Schultz

The Diplomat” – Netflix
Ashton Radcliffe /LMGI, Matt Winter /LMGI, Alphonse Huynh /LMGI, Ollie Bradbury

The Handmaid’s Tale” Season 5 – Hulu/MGM Studios
Anne Richardson /LMGI, Jeremy Pinard /LMGI

The Last of Us” – HBO/Max
Jason Nolan /LMGI, Mohammad Qazzaz /LMGI

The Old Man” – FX Networks
Dan Cooley /LMGI, Ben McCrea

Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series

“1923” – Paramount
D. Zachary Heine /LMGI, Johan Van Der Walt,
Joseph Formosa Randon /LMGI, James Crowley, Eduard Klarenbeek

“Peaky Blinders” Season 6 – Netflix
Jessica Dove, Matt Green, Leon Seth

“Perry Mason” Season 2 – HBO/Max
Mandi Dillin /LMGI

“SEE’ Season 3 – Apple TV +
John Rakich /LMGI, Keith Park /LMGI

“Westworld” – Season 4 – HBO/Max
Jennifer Dunne /LMGI, Mike Haro /LMGI

Outstanding Locations in a TV Serial Program, Anthology, or Limited Series 

“A Spy Among Friends” – Prime Video
Charlotte Wright /LMGI, Flora Kinch Waugh, Lucian Asan

“Daisy Jones & the Six” – Prime Video
Jay Traynor, Batou Chandler /LMGI, Mandi Dillin /LMGI,
Giannis Dimitras, Giorgos Maravas, Joshua Persky

“Queen Charlotte” – Netflix
Tony Hood /LMGI

“The White Lotus” Season 2 – HBO/Max
Piernicola Pinnola /LMGI

“White House Plumbers”HBO/Max
Steve Grivno, Peggy Pridemore /LMGI, Tada C.H. Chae /LMGI

Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Feature Film

Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery – Netflix
Stefanos Koutsardakis

Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant – Amazon/MGM
Jaime Polo Garrón, Richard Fábrega, Tate Aráez /LMGI

John Wick: Chapter 4 – Lionsgate
Simon Daniel /LMGI, Pascal Ricuolt, Antonin Depardieu,
Ghaith Al-kurdi, Daisei Susami, Morgan Roche

Tár – Focus/Universal Pictures
David Pieper /LMGI

Troll – Netflix
Audun Skarbøvik /LMGI, Leo Resnes, Espen Rudi

Outstanding Locations in a Period Film

All Quiet on the Western Front – Netflix
Petr Růčka /LMGI, Marek Řídel, Jan Ondrovčák

Argentina, 1985Prime Video
Marcelo Martinez /LMGI

The Banshees of Inisherin – Searchlight Pictures
Eoin Holohan

The Fabelmans – Universal Pictures
Leann Emmert /LMGI, Peter Gluck /LMGI

The Woman King – Tri Star Pictures/Sony Pictures
Luke Longmore, Neville Botha

Outstanding Locations in a Single Commercial

AirPods Pro: “Quiet the Noise”
Hernan Dal Maso, Jose Varamo

Apple: “The Greatest”
Nick Morley /LMGI, Ivan Siebel /LMGI

Go RVing Canada: “You Are Out There”
Jason Nolan /LMGI, Ryan Leedu

Icelandair: “Easy to Stop, Hard to Leave”
Jón Ólafur Lindsay

Visit California: “Kidifornia Family Vacation”
Weston Marsh

Outstanding Film Commission

Alberta Film Commissions (Calgary, Edmonton)/Calgary Economic Development
For “The Last of Us”

City of Brantford
For “The Handmaid’s Tale” Season 5

The City of Worcester, MA Film Commission
For Black Panther: Wakanda Forever

Czech Film Commission
For The Gray Man

The Montana Film Office
For “1923”

Oklahoma Film + Music Office
For “Reservation Dogs” Season 2

Esteemed Location Scout Beth Tate (Twilight, Beverly Hills 90210) will receive this year’s Trailblazer Award. Recipients of the Lifetime Achievement, Humanitarian and the Eva Monley Awards will be announced in the near future.

The LMGI Awards are proudly sponsored by Title: Studio Air Conditioning; Gold: Directors Guild of Canada, British Columbia; Directors Guild of Canada, Ontario; Film Liaisons in California Statewide (FLICS), Honolulu Film Office, ON-SET Disposals, Pacific Production Services, Pacific Traffic Control, Riverside County Film Commission,Teamsters Local 399, Trilith Studios; Silver: Fairmont Miramar Hotel & Bungalows, Giggster, Mat Men, San Antonio Film Commission; Bronze:  Hotel ERWIN, Inland Empire Film Services, Menifee Film Office, Palihotel Culver City, Palihotel Westwood Village, Savannah Regional Film Commission; Media Sponsors: The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, SHOOT Magazine|SHOOTonline.

For information about the LMGI, visit locationmanagers.org or contact Erika Howard at awards@LocationManagers.org.

For LMGI sponsorship opportunities, please contact Carol Skeldon at LMGIawards@ingledodd.com. This year’s awards are produced by Erick Weiss, Honeysweet Creative and IngleDodd Media and written by Shelly Goldstein.

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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.


Erika Howard · 310.967.2007


Cheri Warner · Andy Aguinada · Weissman/Markovitz Communications · 818.760.8995


Carol Skeldon · IngleDodd Media · 310.650.8838