Producers Guild of America Names Michelle Byrd Managing Director, PGA East

LOS ANGELES (April 21, 2017) – The Producers Guild of America’s (PGA) National Board of Directors announced today the hiring of Michelle Byrd as Managing Director, PGA East, expanding the current staff with a newly created position. She was appointed after an extensive search led by PGA East Chairs William Horberg and Kay Rothman, and […]

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PGA Announces Damien Chazelle, Ava DuVernay, Jordan Peele, Oprah Winfrey and More for 9th Annual Produced by Conference

Read the Press Release: LOS ANGELES (March 23, 2017) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today initial headlining sessions for its 9th annual Produced By Conference (PBC) in Los Angeles, which include “360 Profile: 21 Laps Entertainment” with company Founder Shawn Levy, and principals Dan Cohen and Dan Levine; “Conversation With: Damien Chazelle”; […]

Circuit Breaker Episode 26: DGA, PGA and Top 10 of 2016

Welcome to the Awards Circuit podcast titled “CIRCUIT BREAKER!,” a weekly podcast from AwardsCircuit.com featuring host Clayton Davis along with panelists Sam Coffey, Mark Johnson and Joey Magidson. We discuss movies, television and all the awards shows that need predicting. New episodes are released every Monday. Find us on Twitter at @Circuit_Pod, email us at podcast@awardscircuit.com, and […]

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2017 PGA Documentary Film Nominees Announced

The Spirit Awards weren’t the only ones announcing nominees today. The Producers Guild of America announced its nominees for Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures today. The nominees are: “O.J.: Made in America” (Ezra Edelman) “Tower” (Keith Maitland) “Life, Animated” (Roger Ross Williams) “Dancer” (Steven Cantor) “The Eagle Huntress” (Otto Bell) It was an excellent year for documentaries. […]

‘The Big Short’ Wins Producers Guild of America, First Win for Paramount Pictures Since ‘Forrest Gump’

LOS ANGELES (January 23, 2016) – Tonight the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year’s winning motion picture, television, and new media productions at the 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. The Jerry Seinfeld-created web series, “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee” won the Producers Guild […]

Producers Guild of America Nominations – ‘Ex Machina’ and ‘Straight Outta Compton’ Pop Up!

LOS ANGELES (January 5, 2016) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the motion picture, long-form television, digital series, sports programs and additional television nominations for the 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The categories include: The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures; The Award for Outstanding Producer of […]

Producers Guild Awards Nominees for Television Series/Specials – Love for ‘Inside Amy Schumer’

LOS ANGELES (December 8, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today its Television Series/Specials nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 27th Annual Producers Guild Awards.  All other nominations will be announced on January 5, 2016.  All 2016 Producers Guild Award winners will be presented on Saturday, January 23, […]

‘Birdman’ and ‘Life Itself’ Win Producers Guild of America Awards

LOS ANGELES (January 24, 2015) – Tonight the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced this year’s winning motion picture, television, and new media productions at the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. The Jerry Seinfeld-created web series, “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee” won the Producers Guild […]

2015 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS NOMINEES FOR DOCUMENTARY MOTION PICTURES, TELEVISION SERIES/SPECIALS AND DIGITAL SERIES

LOS ANGELES (December 1, 2015) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today its Documentary Motion Pictures, Television Series/Specials, and Digital Series nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 26th Annual Producers Guild Awards. All other nominations and the names of the eligible producers for the Award for Outstanding Producer of […]

PGA Awards Date Set for Next Year

The Producers Guild of America announced today that the 26th annual PGA Awards for next year will take place on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles. The PGA honors producers in film, television and New Media in the U.S. The PGA’s membership includes over 4,700 members of the […]

Around the Circuit: January 19 – January 25

The madness ceases to stop! Last Sunday, we witnessed an unprecedented and seemingly impossible event: two films tied for the top PGA prize — Gravity and 12 Years a Slave — which marked the first time that has ever happened in the guild awards’ 25-year history. Things became a little clearer yesterday when Gravity cake-walked […]