2017 Producers Guild Awards: Theatrical Nominations

Producers Guild of America

A few days after announcing the nominations for television categories and digital series, the Producers Guild of America announced the nominations for theatrical and animated motion pictures. The 28th annual awards ceremony will take place on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles.

In addition to announcing the winners, the PGA will present honors to Tom Rothman (Milestone Award), James L. Brooks (Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television), Irwin Winkler (David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures), the feature film Loving (Stanley Kramer Award), and Megan Ellison (Visionary Award).

The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures

  • Arrival, Producers: Dan Levine, Shawn Levy, Aaron Ryder, David Linde
  • Deadpool, Producers: Simon Kinberg, Ryan Reynolds, Lauren Shuler Donner
  • Fences, Producers: Scott Rudin, Denzel Washington, Todd Black
  • Hacksaw Ridge, Producers: Bill Mechanic, David Permut
  • Hell or High Water, Producers: Carla Hacken, Julie Yorn
  • Hidden Figures, Producers: Donna Gigliotti, Peter Chernin & Jenno Topping, Pharrell Williams, Theodore Melfi
  • La La Land, Producers: Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz, Marc Platt
  • Lion, Producers: Emile Sherman & Iain Canning, Angie Fielder
  • Manchester By the Sea, Producers: Matt Damon, Kimberly Steward, Chris Moore, Lauren Beck, Kevin Walsh
  • Moonlight, Producers: Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner & Jeremy Kleiner

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures

  • Finding Dory, Producer: Lindsey Collins
  • Kubo and the Two Strings, Producers: Arianne Sutner, Travis Knight
  • Moana, Producer: Osnat Shurer
  • The Secret Life of Pets, Producers: Chris Meledandri, Janet Healy
  • Zootopia, Producer: Clark Spencer

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures

  • Dancer, Producer: Gabrielle Tana
  • The Eagle Huntress, Producers: Stacey Reiss, Otto Bell
  • Life, Animated, Producers: Julie Goldman, Roger Ross Williams
  • O.J.: Made in America, Producers: Ezra Edelman, Caroline Waterlow
  • Tower, Producers: Keith Maitland, Susan Thomson, Megan Gilbride

Danielle Solzman

Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.

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