Hurt Locker Takes Producers Guild Prize


As we head towards the Oscars, Avatar and The Hurt Locker have both been scooping up awards, but Kathryn Bigelow's bomb-disposal drama took a big step forward by nabbing the Producers Guild of America award for best feature from a competitive field of, for the first time, 10 films.


While it's impossible to predict the Academy Awards based on other gong shows, this is certainly a good sign for The Hurt Locker as the PGA awards have often lined up with Best Picture at the Oscars. At the very least, it means no one should count the movie out come 7th March.


Up scooped the animated award (not really a shocker), and there were few surprises among the TV winners, with Mad Men and 30 Rock walking away with their categories.


Our favourite note? Both The Colbert Report winning Live Entertainment and Stephen Colbert credited as "Dr. Stephen Colbert, DFA". That's Doctor of Fine Arts, in case you were wondering...


The Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award in Theatrical Motion Pictures.


The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, Nicolas Chartier, Greg Shapiro)


The Producers Guild of America Producer of the Year Award in Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures

Up (Jonas Rivera)


The Producers Guild of America Producer of the Year Award in Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures.

The Cove (Fisher Stevens, Paula DuPre Pesmen)


The Danny Thomas Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television - Comedy

30 Rock (Lorne Michaels, Tina Fey, Marci Klein, David Miner, Robert Carlock ,Jeff Richmond, Don Scardino, Jerry Kupfer)


The Norman Felton Producer of the Year Award in Episodic Television - Drama

Mad Men (Matthew Weiner, Scott Hornbacher, Lisa Albert, Andre & Maria Jacquemetton)


The Producers Guild of America Producer of the Year Award in Non - Fiction Television

60 Minutes (Jeff Fager)


The Producers Guild of America Producer of the Year Award in Live Entertainment and Competition Television

The Colbert Report (Stephen T. Colbert, DFA, Jon Stewart, Allison Silverman, Richard Dahm, Meredith Bennett, Tom Purcell)


The David L. Wolper Producer of the Year Award in Long-Form Television

Grey Gardens (Lucy Barzun Donnelly, Rachael Horovitz, Michael Sucsy, David Coatsworth).


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