Awards: SAG, PGA, and More

On Film / The Daily — Jan 22, 2018

The twenty-fourth annual Screen Actors Guild Awards were the big televisual event of the weekend, but let’s mention first that Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water “took the top prize at the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, an honor that often predicts the best picture winner at the Oscars,” as Stephanie Goodman reports for the New York Times. “The producers’ choice has gone on to win the academy’s big prize eight of the last ten years. But don’t discount the exceptions: last year La La Land won the PGA but lost best picture to Moonlight, and the year before, The Big Short prevailed with the producers but Spotlight won over the academy.” This year’s winners:

  • The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures: The Shape of Water. Producers: Guillermo del Toro and J. Miles Dale
  • Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures: Coco. Producer: Darla K. Anderson
  • Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures: Jane. Producers: Brett Morgen, Bryan Burk, Tony Gerber, and James Smith
  • Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama: The Handmaid’s Tale (Season 1). Producers: Bruce Miller, Warren Littlefield, Daniel Wilson, Fran Sears, Ilene Chaiken, Sheila Hockin, Eric Tuchman, Frank Siracusa, John Weber, Joseph Boccia, Elisabeth Moss, Kira Snyder, and Leila Gerstein
  • Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy: The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Season 1). Producers: Daniel Palladino, Amy Sherman-Palladino, Sheila Lawrence, and Dhana Rivera Gilbert
  • David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television: Black Mirror (Season 4). Producers: Annabel Jones and Charlie Brooker
  • Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television: Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath (Seasons 1 and 2). Producers: Leah Remini, Eli Holzman, Aaron Saidman, Myles Reiff, Adam Saltzberg, Erin Gamble, Lisa Rosen, Grainne Byrne, Taylor Levin, Alex Weresow, and Rachelle Mendez
  • Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (Season 4). Producers: John Oliver, Tim Carvell, and Liz Stanton
  • Outstanding Producer of Competition Television: The Voice (Seasons 12 and 13). Producers: John de Mol, Mark Burnett, Audrey Morrissey, Lee Metzger, Chad Hines, Amanda Zucker, Kyra Thompson, Jay Bienstock, Stijn Bakkers, Mike Yurchuk, Teddy Valenti, and Carson Daly
  • Outstanding Short-Form Program: Carpool Karaoke (Season 1)
  • Outstanding Sports Program: Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel (Season 23)
  • Outstanding Children’s Program: Sesame Street (Season 47)

Back in December, we posted the full list of nominations for the SAG Awards. As Cara Buckley notes in the NYT, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri “continued its steady march toward Oscar glory” last night, taking “best ensemble, best actress and best supporting actor prizes. Following a muted start, talk of women’s empowerment came to dominate the night, and potentially awkward moments were averted after two nominees recently accused of misconduct—Aziz Ansari, who was a no-show, and James Franco, who wore a pained look whenever the camera swung his way—were bested by the competition.” The winners:

  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role: Frances McDormand, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role: Gary Oldman, Darkest Hour
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role: Allison Janney, I, Tonya
  • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role: Sam Rockwell, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  • Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Motion Picture: Wonder Woman
  • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: Alexander Skarsgard, Big Little Lies
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies
  • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series: Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series: Claire Foy, The Crown
  • Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series: William H. Macy, Shameless
  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
  • Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: This Is Us
  • Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series: Veep
  • Outstanding Action Performance by a Stunt Ensemble in a Comedy or Drama Series: Game of Thrones

The Casting Society of America has announced the winners of its thirty-third Annual Artios Awards. Denise Petski has the full list at Deadline: “Dunkirk, Lady Bird, and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, are among the film winners, while Black Mirror, Atlanta, and Big Little Lies are among the TV victors.”

And the nominations for the twenty-ninth annual GLAAD Media Awards were announced on Friday from Sundance, “with awards season favorites Call Me By Your Name and Lady Bird as well as television standouts This Is Us and The Handmaid’s Tale getting recognized for their fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of the LGBTQ community and the issues that affect their lives,” as Dino-Ray Ramos reports for Deadline.

Update: This just in from the Guardian’s Andrew Pulver: “The Mummy, Fifty Shades Darker, and the latest Transformers movie, The Last Knight, are the leading contenders for Hollywood’s annual worst films list, the Golden Raspberry awards—AKA the Razzies.

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