The nominations for The Production Guild Awards in Association with Warner Bros Studio Leavesden are now open. The awards, which will celebrate the work of The Production Guild members, will take place on Saturday September 27th at the Grove Hotel in Hertfordshire. Nominations open on Friday March 28th 2014 and will close on Friday 16th May 2014.
Nominations can be made by any member of The Production Guild, who have witnessed a fellow member exceed in his or her function in the film and television production industry. Full rules and regulations, as well as the link to nominate are available inside the members’ portal.
Award Categories are as follows:
1.British Film Commission Rising Star Award
This award will acknowledge a Production Guild member who, through their skills and tenacity is rising through the grades within their area of work. This could be within production office, production accounts, location management, post production or assistant directing. They will have shown great ability and willingness to learn.
2.Panavision Project Management Award
This award will acknowledge a Production Guild member who has achieved something extraordinary in their work. This could be within production office, production accounts, location management, post production or assistant directing.
3.Creative Skillset Mentor Award
This award will acknowledge a Production Guild member who has personally helped other member/s to develop within their work and/or career by offering guidance, advice and support. The ‘mentoring’ may well have taken place outside of an official mentoring or training scheme.
The Production Guild is also pleased to announce the Warner Bros Leavesden Studios Contribution to the Industry award, which will be chosen by the board of The Production Guild. This award will acknowledge a Production Guild member who has made an outstanding contribution to the development and sustainability of the UK film and/or TV drama industry. Their contribution will have helped towards ensuring that the UK infrastructure remains ‘film/TV friendly’ for inward investment and/or domestic shows.
Guy Barker, Financial Controller, The Man from U.N.C.L.E, RED 2, The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader and Production Guild Board Member and Treasurer comments; “I believe the UK produces some of the finest production professionals in the business. The Production Guild Awards gives us the chance to recognise those who have risen through the grades in film and TV drama. The Awards are designed to reward those people and champion the UK production industry as a whole.”
“I am proud that The Production Guild represents the best in UK film and TV production. The Awards enables us to celebrate the talent and professionalism of our members, as well as promoting the essential work in UK production of our partners and sponsors,” adds Alison Small, CEO, The Production Guild.
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