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Online Submissions Open For 2018 LMGI Awards

Location Managers Guild International (LMGI) has announced the date of the Fifth Annual Location Managers Guild Awards.  The event that honors the outstanding and creative international contributions of location professionals and film commissions in film, television and commercials, will be held on April 7, 2018.  The call for online submissions is now open and will conclude Jan. 7, 2018 at Awards will be presented in the following categories:  Film Commission, Commercial, Contemporary Film, Period Film, Contemporary TV and Period TV. Honorary Awards will include the Humanitarian, Lifetime Achievement, Trailblazer and Eva Monley.

Below is a timeline for all submission and voting deadlines for the LMGI Awards: 

December 13, 2017    Online Submissions Open

January 7, 2018          Online Submissions Close

January 29                  Nomination Voting Opens

February 16                Nomination Voting Closes

February 20                Final Nominees Announced

February 26                Final Voting Begins

March 19                     Final Ballot voting ends at midnight

April 7                          Winners Announced at 5th Annual LMGI Awards Gala 

*Dates subject to change

LMGI Awards accepts domestic and international submissions for work that demonstrates the significance of locations in supporting character development and storyline. Active and retired LMGI members in good standing can vote on the awards. Submissions are open to both LMGI members and non-members.

Producers of this year’s LMGI Awards are Co-Chairs Eric Klosterman and Robin Citrin.  For information about the LMGI Awards, FAQs and submission eligibility “Rules and Regulations,” please visit