Monday, 5 January 2015


Needless to say, the Hollywood hills are streamed with people too high up on the hillside to feel their feet on the ground. The Producers Guild of America takes a serious step toward divorcing itself from real life with its nominees for the best films of 2014, where it sees space to snug Ava DuVernay's Selma in favour of trash like Birdman, The Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything, not to mention Clint Eastwood's American Sniper. And Foxcatcher continues its climb back toward the top of people's predictions after weeks of flagging. Winners due on the 24th of January. This list includes the documentary nominees, which had previously been announced, only here updated with full credits. Nominations below:

The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
American Sniper (Bradley Cooper, Clint Eastwood, Andrew Lazar, Robert Lorenz and Peter Morgan)
Birdman (Alejandro González Iñárritu, John Lesher and James W. Skotchdopole)
Boyhood (Richard Linklater and Cathleen Sutherland)
Foxcatcher (Megan Ellison, John Kilik and Bennett Miller)
Gone Girl (Céan Chaffin)
The Grand Budapest Hotel (Wes Anderson, Jeremy Dawson, Steven Rales and Scott Rudin)
The Imitation Game (Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky and Teddy Schwarzman)
Nightcrawler (Jennifer Fox and Tony Gilroy)
The Theory of Everything (Tim Bevan, Lisa Bruce, Eric Fellner and Anthony McCarten)
Whiplash (Jason Blum, Helen Estabrook and David Lancaster)

Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures
Big Hero 6 (Roy Conli)
The Book of Life (Brad Booker and Guillermo del Toro)
The Boxtrolls (David Bleiman Ichioka and Travis Knight)
How to Train Your Dragon 2 (Bonnie Arnold)
The LEGO Movie (Dan Lin)

Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures
The Green Prince (John Battsek, Simon Chinn and Nadav Schirman)
Life Itself (Garrett Basch, Steve James and Zak Piper)
Merchants of Doubt (Robert Kenner and Melissa Robledo)
Particle Fever (David E. Kaplan, Mark A. Levinson, Andrea Miller and Carla Solomon)
Virunga (Joanna Natasegara and Orlando von Einsiedel)