The Producers Guild of America announced today the motion picture and long-form television nominations for the 23rd Annual Producers Guild Awards. The categories include: The Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures; The Producers Guild of America Producer of the Year Award in Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures; and The David L. Wolper Producer of the Year Award in Long-Form Television. The documentary film category and other television category nominations were already announced by the Guild in December 2011.
All 2012 Producers Guild Award winners will be announced on January 21, 2012 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. This year, the Producers Guild will also award special honors to Leslie Moonves (Milestone Award), Steven Spielberg (David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures), Don Mischer (Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television), Stan Lee (Vanguard Award), and In the Land of Blood and Honey (The Stanley Kramer Award). The 2012 Producers Guild Awards co-chairs are Paula Wagner and Michael Manheim.
The 2012 Producers Guild nominated films and television programs are listed below in alphabetical order by category, along with producers. The producers' names listed for each nominated production are listed in alphabetical order and are not necessarily the proper order of credits.
The theatrical motion picture nominees are:
Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures:
- The Artist - Producer: Thomas Langmann
The Producers Guild of America Producer of the Year Award in Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures:
The television nominees are:
The David L. Wolper Producer of the Year Award in Long-Form Television:
- Cinema Verite (HBO) - Producers: Zanne Devine, Karyn McCarthy
*The Long-Form Television category encompasses both movies of the week and mini-series.
In December 2011, the Producers Guild of America announced the Documentary Theatrical Motion Picture, Television Series and Non-Fiction Television Nominations; the following list includes complete producer credits.
The Producers Guild of America Producer of the Year Award in Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures:
- Beats Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest - Producers: Michael Rapaport, Edward Parks (*additional producers eligibility pending arbitration completion)
The Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy:
- 30 Rock (NBC) - Producers: Robert Carlock, Tina Fey, Marci Klein, Jerry Kupfer, Lorne Michaels, David Miner, Jeff Richmond, John Riggi, Don Scardino
The Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama:
- Boardwalk Empire (HBO) - Producers: Gene Kelly, Howard Korder, Stephen Levinson, Martin Scorsese, Rudd Simmons, Timothy Van Patten, Terence Winter
The Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television:
- The Colbert Report (Comedy Central)- Producers: Meredith Bennett, Stephen Colbert, Rich Dahm, Tanya Michnevich Bracco, Tom Purcell, Jon Stewart (*additional producers eligibility pending arbitration completion)
The Award for Outstanding Producer of Competition Television:
- The Amazing Race (CBS) - Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Elise Doganieri, Jonathan Littman, Bert Van Munster, Mark A. Vertullo
The Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television:
- 30 for 30 (ESPN) -Producers: John Dahl, Connor Schell, no_perosn|Bill Simmons
Below are new categories for the 2012 Producers Guild Awards; three television categories and one web category. As such, these programs were not vetted for producer eligibility this year but winners in these categories will be announced at the official ceremony on January 21st:
Sports Programs: (*There was a tie, which is why there are six nominees.)
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