The location managers responsible for the settings of the films “Dunkirk” and “Baby Driver” and the television shows “Game of Thrones” and “Ozark” won the top awards on Saturday night from the Location Managers Guild International, which presented its fifth annual awards at the Alex Theatre in Glendale.
Ben Piltz and Arnaud Kaiser won the Outstanding Locations in a Period Film award for the Christopher Nolan film “Dunkirk,” sections of which were filmed on the actual beach where the World War II evacuation took place. Doug Dresser and Kyle Hinshaw won in the Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film category for “Baby Driver,” which was set in and around Atlanta.
In the television categories, the multi-country production “Game of Thrones” and the Missouri-set “Ozark” (which is actually filmed around Atlanta) won the awards for period and contemporary series, respectively.
In addition to having a hand in one winning film and one winning television series, the Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment also won the Outstanding Film Commission award.
Honorary awards went to location managers Rino Pace and Josh Karan.
The show was hosted by comedian Jonah Ray.
The Location Managers Guild International Awards winners:
Outstanding Locations in a Period Film: “Dunkirk,” Ben Piltz and Arnaud Kaiser
Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Film: “Baby Driver,” Doug Dresser and Kyle Hinshaw
Outstanding Locations in a Period Television Series: “Game of Thrones,” Robert Boake, Matt Jones and Tate Araez Guzman
Outstanding Locations in a Contemporary Television Series: “Ozark,” Wes Hagan, Kevin Dowling and Patrick Rofoli
Outstanding Locations in a Commercial: Volkswagon: “Atlas,” Charlie Love, Jof Hanwright and John Hutchinson
Outstanding Film Commission: Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Film and Entertainment, “Baby Driver”
Lifetime Achievement Award: Rino Pace
Trailblazer Award: Josh Karan