Nominations Announced for the 9th Annual Location Managers Guild International Awards

Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has announced nominations for the 9th Annual LMGI Awards honoring the outstanding and creative visual contributions by location professionals in film, television and commercials from around the globe. Winners will be honored at the LMGI Awards ceremony, returning to a live in-person event on Saturday, August 27, 2022. The honors also recognize outstanding service by film commissions for their support “above and beyond” during the production process.

This year, the LMGI Awards welcomed over 300 qualified submissions from around the world, each uniquely demonstrating how locations enrich the art of filmmaking. 

Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series
“Atlanta” – Season 3 – FX Productions/FX Network 
“Better Call Saul” – Season 6 – High Bridge Productions/AMC
“Reservation Dogs” – Dive/FX Networks
“Succession” – Season 3 – Gary Sanchez Productions/HBO
“Yellowstone” – Season 4 – Paramount Network

Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series
“Bridgerton” – Season 2 – Shondaland/ Netflix
“Narcos: Mexico” – Gaumont International Television/ Netflix
“Pachinko” – Media Res/ Apple TV+
“SEE” – Season 2 – Apple TV+
Stranger Things” – Season 4 – 21 Laps Entertainment/ Warner Home Video & Netflix
“The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” – Season 4 – Amazon Studios/Amazon Prime Video

Outstanding Locations in a TV Serial Program, Anthology, or Limited Series
“Dopesick” – John Goldwyn Productions/Hulu
“Inventing Anna” – Shondaland/Netflix
“Station Eleven” – Pacesetter Productions/HBO Max 
“The First Lady” – Showtime Networks
“The Tourist” – All3Media International/HBO Max
“Under the Banner of Heaven” – Aggregate Film/FX Network

Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film
CODA – Apple TV+
Drive My Car – Bitters End/Janus Films
Everything, Everywhere All at Once – A24
In the Heights – Warner Bros.
No Time to Die – MGM Studios
Top Gun: Maverick – Paramount Pictures

Outstanding Locations in a Period Film
House of Gucci – MGM Studios
Licorice Pizza – MGM/Focus Features
Last Night in Soho– Universal/Focus Features
The Northman – Universal/Focus Features
The Power of the Dog – Netflix

Outstanding Locations in a Single Commercial
Crown Royale: Kickoff with Crown
Hyundai Ioniq 5: Spiderman Only Way Home
OHRA: Don’t Worry About Ending Up Sleeping with the Fishes
Renault: Megane E-Tech
Rolls Royce Black Badge: Embrace the Night

Outstanding Film Commission
City of BrantfordOntario, Canada – The Handmaid’s Tale
City of Kingston, Ontario, Canada – The Mayor of Kingstown
Hawaii Film Office – The White Lotus
Jamaica Promotions Corporation – No Time to Die
Oklahoma Film & Music Office – Reservation Dogs
The Royal Film CommissionJordan – Zara Man

 Recipients of the Lifetime Achievement, Humanitarian, Trailblazer and the Eva Monley Awards which recognize and honors industry members who support the work of location professionals, will be announced in the near future.
The LMGI Awards are proudly sponsored by Title: Studio Air Conditioning;  Diamond: Board Brothers, Inc.; Platinum: Trilith Studios; Gold: Classic Tents & Events, Toni Maier On Location, Inc.; Silver: Hollywood Locations, Inland Empire Film Services, Los Angeles Center Studios, Production Security Services, Riverside County Film Commission; 

Bronze: Directors Guild of Canada, British Columbia, El Dorado Lake Tahoe Film & Media Office, ON-SET Displays, Savannah Regional Film Commission, The Location Portal; Media Sponsors: Variety, The Location Guide and SHOOT Magazine.
Committee Chair of this year’s LMGI Awards is LMGI President John Rakich (Shadowhunters, Hemlock Grove, See). For information about the LMGI, visit or contact Erika Howard at For LMGI sponsorship opportunities, please contact Carol Skeldon at

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