Written by Shona Smith on Mar 5, 2021. Posted in Awards and Festivals

Submissions Now Open for 8th Annual LMGI Awards 

The 8th annual LMGI Awards will take place on 23 October, 2021. Submissions are now open online at www.locationmanagers.org. Submissions are open to LMGI members and non-members alike.

This year's gala spotlights the creative contributions of locations to film, television and commercial productions. The LMGI Awards celebrate the instrumental role of locations in setting tone, revealing character, and enhancing the storytelling narrative. Additionally, the LMGI Awards honour 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 work demonstrating the importance of locations in supporting character development and storyline. Productions that were first released between July 1, 2020 and June 1, 2021 with at least 60% of the production shot on location are eligible. Nominations will be announced on August 20, 2021.

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 the Eva Monley Award. Active and retired LMGI members in good standing can vote on the awards. Find out about the 2020 winners here.

The entry and voting timeline for 8TH ANNUAL LMGI AWARDS is as follows:

  • Entry Submission Period closes                           Sunday, June 13 (11:59 pm PST)
  • Nominees Announced                                                Friday, August 20, 2021
  • Online voting open                                                       Friday, September 10, 2021
  • Voting closes                                                                    Friday, September 17 (11:59pm PST)
  • Winners announced at LMGI Awards Gala   Saturday, October 23, 2021

For information about the LMGI Awards, visit www.locationmanagers.org or contact awards@LocationManagers.org.

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