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PGA Nominates Five Films for Animated Feature Award

Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures to be handed out on January 25 at a gala ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.

The Producers Guild of America has announced its nominations for the 2015 Producers Guild Awards, to be held January 25 at a gala ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.

There were no animated contenders among the 10 nominees for The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures, while five films were nominated for the Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures:

  • Big Hero 6 (Walt Disney Animation Studios) Producer: Roy Conli, p.g.a.
  • The Book of Life (20th Century Fox) Producers: Brad Booker, p.g.a., Guillermo del Toro, p.g.a.
  • The Boxtrolls (Focus Features) Producers: David Bleiman Ichioka, p.g.a., Travis Knight, p.g.a.
  • How to Train Your Dragon 2 (20th Century Fox) Producer: Bonnie Arnold, p.g.a.
  • The LEGO Movie (Warner Bros. Pictures) Producer: Dan Lin

On the television side, animated programs made up three of the five nominees for the Award for Outstanding Children’s Program:

  • Dora The Explorer (Nickelodeon)
  • Sesame Street (PBS)
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Nickelodeon)
  • Toy Story OF TERROR! (ABC)
  • Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts Masterclass (HBO)

The full list of nominees can be seen at www.producersguild.org.

Source: Producers Guild of America

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.

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