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The 2019-30th Producers Guild Awards Nominees Meet and Celebrate In Style On Its Annual EastCoast Party in The Big Apple…..!

NEW YORK (SMIWIRE,01.14.19) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) hosted its annual eastcoast celebration this evening, honoring the 2019 Producerss Guild Awards nominees with special party, prior to the main ceremony to take place next Saturday, January 19, 2019 in Los Angeles and celebrating the continous support by the luxurios American automobile brand  " Cadillac" as sponsor to the PGA awards at the Cadillac's global headquaters " Cadillac House", in downtown Manhattan, New York City.


The event honored the 2019 Producers Guild Awards nominees with special gathering and their guests,

s special cocktail reception and continuation of Cadillacs supporting storytellers at the industry’s highest level. The brand is also presenting sponsor of the 2019 Producers Guild Awards.

2019 Producers Guild Awards winners will be announced on Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles. The PGA will also bestow special honors to Warner Bros. Picture Group Chairman Toby Emmerich with its Milestone Award, Producer Kevin Feige with its David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures, and Producer Kenya Barris with its Visionary Award, and Producer Amy Sherman-Palladino with the Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television. 

At this month’s event, the Producers Guild will also present special honors to Toby Emmerich (Milestone Award), Kevin Feige (David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures), Amy Sherman-Palladino (Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television), Kenya Barris (Visionary Award), and Jane Fonda (Stanley Kramer Award).

Notable atttendees included numerous producers nominees from the upcoming 2019 PGW:

Spike Lee (Director/Writer/Producer BlacKkKlansman), Ben Stiller (Director/EP, Escape at Dannemora)Jason Blum (ProducerBlacKkKlansman, Glass),Donna Gigliotti (Producer, 91stAcademy Awards), Mike DeLuca(EP, Escape at Dannemora), Tonya Lewis Lee(EP, She’s Gotta Have It), Bruce Cohen (Producer, Silver Linings Playbook)Tom Fontana(Producer, Paterno), Chris Licht(Late Show with EP/Showrunner, Stephen Colbert)Steven Schiff(EP, The Americans), Jimmy Chin(Director/Producer Free Solo), Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi (Director/Producer Free Solo), Julie Cohen (Director/Producer RBG), Betsy West (Director/Producer RBG) and others.


The Producers Guild of America is a non-profit trade organization which protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media. Representing more than 8,000 producers, the PGA works to safeguard the careers of its members and improve the producing community at large by encouraging the enforcement of workplace labor laws and sustainable production practices, creating fair and impartial standards for the awarding of producing credits, facilitating health benefits for its membership, and hosting educational opportunities for new and experienced producers alike.

The 2019 Producers Guild Awards motion picture nominations are listed below by category :


The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures:


  • “Black Panther”
    Producer: Kevin Feige


  • “BlacKkKlansman”
    Producers: Sean McKittrick, Jason Blum, Raymond Mansfield, Jordan Peele, Spike Lee


  • “Bohemian Rhapsody”
    Producer: Graham King


  • “Crazy Rich Asians”
    Producers: Nina Jacobson & Brad Simpson, John Penotti


  • “The Favourite”
    Producers: Ceci Dempsey, Ed Guiney, Lee Magiday, Yorgos Lanthimos


  • “Green Book”.  Winner
    Producers: Jim Burke, Charles B. Wessler, Brian Currie, Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga


  • “A Quiet Place”
    Producers: Michael Bay, Andrew Form, Brad Fuller


  • “Roma”
    Producers: Gabriela Rodríguez, Alfonso Cuarón


  • “A Star Is Born”
    Producers: Bill Gerber, Bradley Cooper, Lynette Howell Taylor


  • “Vice”
    Producers: Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Kevin Messick, Adam McKay


The Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures:

  • “The Dawn Wall”
    Producers: Josh Lowell, Peter Mortimer, Philipp Manderla


  • “Free Solo”
    Producers: Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, Jimmy Chin, Evan Hayes, Shannon Dill


  • “Hal”
    Producers: Christine Beebe, Jonathan Lynch, Brian Morrow


  • “Into the Okavango”
    Producer: Neil Gelinas


  • “RBG”
    Producers: Betsy West, Julie Cohen


  • “Three Identical Strangers”
    Producers: Becky Read, Grace Hughes-Hallett


  • “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”    Winner 
    Producers: Morgan Neville, Nicholas Ma, Caryn Capotosto



The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures:


  • “Dr. Seuss’ The Grinch”
    Producers: Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy


  • “Incredibles 2”
    Producers: John Walker, Nicole Grindle


  • “Isle of Dogs”
    Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*


  • “Ralph Breaks the Internet”
    Producer: Clark Spencer


  • “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” Winner
    Producers: Avi Arad, Phil Lord & Christopher Miller, Amy Pascal, Christina Steinberg



The television nominees are listed below in alphabetical orde with producers’ names:


The Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television - Drama:


  • “The Americans” (Season 6) Winner
    Producers: Joe Weisberg, Joel Fields, Chris Long, Graham Yost, Justin Falvey, Darryl Frank, Stephen Schiff, Mary Rae Thewlis, Tracey Scott Wilson, Peter Ackerman, Joshua Brand


  • “Better Call Saul” (Season 4)
    Producers: Peter Gould, Vince Gilligan, Mark Johnson, Melissa Bernstein, Thomas Schnauz, Gennifer Hutchison, Nina Jack, Diane Mercer, Gordon Smith, Alison Tatlock, Ann Cherkis, Bob Odenkirk, Robin Sweet


  • “The Handmaid’s Tale” (Season 2)
    Producers: Bruce Miller, Warren Littlefield, Elisabeth Moss, Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears, Mike Barker, Sheila Hockin, Eric Tuchman, Kira Snyder, Yahlin Chang, Frank Siracusa, John Weber, Joseph Boccia, Dorothy Fortenberry, Margaret Atwood, Ron Milbauer


  • “Ozark” (Season 2)
    Producers: Jason Bateman, Chris Mundy, Bill Dubuque, Mark Williams, David Manson, Alyson Feltes, Ryan Farley, Patrick Markey, Matthew Spiegel, Erin Mitchell


  • “This Is Us” (Season 3)
    Producers: Dan Fogelman, Isaac Aptaker, Elizabeth Berger, John Requa, Glenn Ficarra, Ken Olin, Charles Gogolak, Jess Rosenthal, Steve Beers, KJ Steinberg, Kevin Falls, Julia Brownell, Vera Herbert, Bekah Brunstetter, Shukree Hassan Tilghman, Cathy Mickel Gibson, Nick Pavonetti


The Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television - Comedy:


  • “Atlanta” (Season 2)
    Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*


  • “Barry” (Season 1)
    Producers: Alec Berg, Bill Hader, Aida Rodgers, Emily Heller, Liz Sarnoff


  • “GLOW” (Season 2)
    Producers: Jenji Kohan, Liz Flahive, Carly Mensch, Tara Herrmann, Mark A. Burley, Nick Jones, Kim Rosenstock, Sascha Rothchild, Leanne Moore


  • “The Good Place” (Season 3)
    Producers: Michael Schur, David Miner, Morgan Sackett, Drew Goddard, Josh Siegal, Dylan Morgan, Joe Mande, Megan Amram, David Hyman, Jen Statsky


  • “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (Season 2)  Winner
    Producers: Amy Sherman‐Palladino, Daniel Palladino, Dhana Rivera Gilbert, Sheila Lawrence


The David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Limited Series Television:


  • “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story” (Season 2)
    Producers: Ryan Murphy, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, Alexis Martin Woodall, Tom Rob Smith, Daniel Minahan, Brad Falchuk, Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, Chip Vucelich, Maggie Cohn, Eric Kovtun, Lou Eyrich, Eryn Krueger Mekash.  


  • “Escape at Dannemora”
    Producers: Ben Stiller, Nicholas Weinstock, Michael De Luca, Bryan Zuriff, Brett Johnson, Michael Tolkin, Bill Carraro, Adam Brightman, Lisa M. Rowe


  • “Maniac”
    Producers: Patrick Somerville, Cary Joji Fukunaga, Michael Sugar, Doug Wald, Jonah Hill, Emma Stone, Pal Kristiansen, Anne Kolbjørnsen, Espen Huseby, Carol Cuddy, Mauricio Katz, Caroline Williams, Ashley Zalta, Jessica Levin, Jon Mallard


  • “The Romanoffs”
    Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*


  • “Sharp Objects”
    Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*


The Award for Outstanding Producer of Streamed or Televised Motion Pictures:


  • “Fahrenheit 451”  Winner
    Producers: Sarah Green, Ramin Bahrani, Michael B. Jordan, Alan Gasmer, Peter Jaysen, David Coatsworth


  • “King Lear”
    Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*


  • “My Dinner with Hervé”
    Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*


  • “Paterno”
    Producers: Barry Levinson, Jason Sosnoff, Tom Fontana, Edward R. Pressman, Rick Nicita, Lindsay Sloane, Amy Herman


  • “Sense8: Together Until the End”
    Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*


The Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television:


  • “30 for 30” (Season 9)
    Producers: Connor Schell, John Dahl, Libby Geist, Erin Leyden, Adam Neuhaus, Jenna Anthony, Gentry Kirby, Marquis Daisy, Deirdre Fenton


  • “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” (Season 11, Season 12) WINNER
    Producers: Anthony Bourdain, Christopher Collins, Lydia Tenaglia, Sandra Zweig


  • “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath” (Season 3)
    Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*


  • “Queer Eye” (Season 1, Season 2)
    Producers: David Collins, Michael Williams, Rob Eric, Jennifer Lane, Jordana Hochman, Mark Bracero, Rachelle Mendez


  • “Wild Wild Country” (Season 1)
    Producers: Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass, Josh Braun, Dan Braun, Juliana Lembi


The Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television:


  • “The Daily Show with Trevor Noah” (Season 24)
    Producers: Trevor Noah, Steve Bodow, Jennifer Flanz, Jill Katz, Justin Melkmann, David Kibuuka, Zhubin Parang, Max Browning, Eric Davies, Pamela DePace, Ramin Hedayati, Elise Terrell, Dave Blog, Adam Chodikoff, Jimmy Donn, Jeff Gussow, Kira Klang Hopf, Allison MacDonald, Ryan Middleton


  • “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” (Season 5 ). Winner 
    Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*


  • “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” (Season 4)
    Producers: Stephen Colbert, Chris Licht, Tom Purcell, Jon Stewart, Barry Julien, Denise Rehrig, Tanya Michnevich Bracco, Paul Dinello, Matt Lappin, Opus Moreschi, Emily Gertler, Aaron Cohen, Michael Brumm, Paige Kendig, Jake Plunkett


  • “Real Time with Bill Maher” (Season 16)
    Producers: Bill Maher, Scott Carter, Sheila Griffiths, Marc Gurvitz, Billy Martin, Dean E. Johnsen, Chris Kelly, Matt Wood


  • “Saturday Night Live” (Season 44)
    Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*


The Award for Outstanding Producer of Game & Competition Television:


  • “The Amazing Race” (Season 30)
    Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Bertram van Munster, Jonathan Littman, Elise Doganieri, Mark Vertullo


  • “America’s Got Talent” (Season 13)
    Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*


  • “RuPaul's Drag Race” (Season 10)  Winner
    Producers: *Eligibility Determination Pending*


  • “Top Chef” (Season 15)
    Producers: Dan Cutforth, Jane Lipsitz, Casey Kriley, Tom Colicchio, Padma Lakshmi, Doneen Arquines, Tara Siener, Justin Rae Barnes, Blake Davis, Wade Sheeler, Brian Fowler, Elida Carbajal Araiza, Zoe Jackson, Patrick Schmedeman, Diana Schmedeman


  • “The Voice” (Season 14, Season 15)
    Producers: John de Mol, Mark Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Stijn Bakkers, Chad Hines, Amanda Zucker, Kyra Thompson, Teddy Valenti, Carson Daly

The Award for Outstanding Short-Form Program:


  • “Biography: History, Herstory” (Season 1)


  • “Carpool Karaoke: The Series” (Season 2)


  • “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” (Season 5) Winner


  • “Her America: 50 Women, 50 States” (Season 1)


  • “Kevin Hart: What The Fit” (Season 1)


The Award for Outstanding Sports Program:


  • “Being Serena” (Season 1) Winner


  • “E:60” (2018)


  • “Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Cleveland Browns” (Season 13)


  • “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel” (Season 24)


  • “SportsCenter with Scott Van Pelt” (Season 4)


The Award for Outstanding Children’s Program:


  • “Fuller House” (Season 4)


  • “PJ Masks” (Season 2)


  • “A Series of Unfortunate Events” (Season 2)


  • “Sesame Street” (Season 48)  Winner


  • “Teen Titans Go!” (Season 4)


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