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‘Avengers: Endgame,’ ‘Us’ Among 6 Nominated Films for Best Publicity Campaign

Films are vying for Maxwell Weinberg Award from International Cinematographers Guild Publicists

“Avengers: Endgame” and “Us” are among the nominees for the Maxwell Weinberg Award for Motion Picture Publicist Campaign to be presented at the 5th annual ICG Publicists Awards, the International Cinematographers Guild (ICG) Publicists announced Wednesday.

The six films nominated are “Avengers: Endgame,” “The Irishman,” “Joker,” “Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood,” “Rocketman” and “Us.”

The awards show will take place on Feb. 7 at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. The ICG represents approximately 9,000 members who work in film, TV and commercials. The award honors active members working on motion pictures whose achievements in promotions was exemplary.

“This year’s nominated campaigns are diverse and creative, covering the spectrum from superhero, comedy, drama, horror and musical. Congratulations to the teams of publicists who orchestrated and implemented these exceptional and successful strategic campaigns bringing people into theaters around the world,” Tim Menke, ICG Publicists Awards Chair, said in a statement.

It was previously announced that Anthony and Joe Russo, who directed “Avengers: Endgame,” will receive the Motion Picture Showman of the Year Award. Ava DuVernay will be honored with the Television Showman of the Year Award, while Don Mischer will receive the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.