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Producers Guild Award Nominations Announced

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Here are the nominees for the Producers Guild Awards. The PGA nominations are almost like a prediction of the movies that will end up being nominated for and Oscar at the Academy Awards. Last year 9 out of 10 films nominated for the PGA ended up being nominated for Best Picture at the Academy Awards. 

I agree with most of the nominees of the nominees on the list. I'm surprised to see The Town on there. I know a lot of people liked it, but I honestly don't know why. And as much as I loved Toy Story 3 I don't think it's a best picture film. I would have loved to see Winters Bone on the list as well, it was a much better film than The Town. Thats just my opinion. Check out the full list of nominees below and tell us what you think!

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

  • 127 HOURS, Producers: Danny Boyle, Christian Colson
  • BLACK SWAN, Producers: Scott Franklin, Mike Medavoy, Brian Oliver
  • INCEPTION, Producers: Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas
  • THE FIGHTER, Producers: David Hoberman, Todd Lieberman, Mark Wahlberg
  • THE KIDS ARE ALL RIGHT, Producers: Gary Gilbert, Jeffrey Levy-Hinte, Celine Rattray
  • THE KING’S SPEECH, Producers: Iain Canning, Emile Sherman, Gareth Unwin
  • THE SOCIAL NETWORK, Producers: Dana Brunetti, Ceán Chaffin, Michael De Luca, Scott Rudin
  • THE TOWN, Producers: Basil Iwanyk, Graham King
  • TOY STORY 3, Producer: Darla K. Anderson
  • TRUE GRIT, Producers: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Scott Rudin

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures:

  • DESPICABLE ME, Producers: John Cohen, Janet Healy, Christopher Meledandri
  • HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON, Producer: Bonnie Arnold
  • TOY STORY 3, Producer: Darla K. Anderson

The Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures: 
(Previously announced December 2010.)

  • CLIENT 9: THE RISE AND FALL OF ELIOT SPITZER, Producer(s): Awaiting final credit determination
  • EARTH MADE OF GLASS, Producers: Reid Carolin, Deborah Scranton
  • INSIDE JOB, Producers: Charles Ferguson, Audrey Marrs
  • SMASH HIS CAMERA, Producers: Linda Saffire, Adam Schlesinger
  • THE TILLMAN STORY, Producer: John Battsek
  • ‘WAITING FOR ‘SUPERMAN’, Producer: Lesley Chilcott

Previously announced awards:

  • Global 3D technology provider RealD will receive the Producers Guild’s 2011 Vanguard Award.
  • Producer Scott Rudin will receive the 2011 David O. Selznick Achievement Award in Motion Pictures.
  • Producer Laura Ziskin will receive the Producers Guild’s 2011 Visionary Award.
  • Oscar award-winning producer, director, writer James Cameron will be honored with the 2011 Milestone Award.

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