'The Hurt Locker' Wins Top PGA Honor
The Wrap , Variety, the Los Angeles Times and other sources report that quality low budget upset high box office and production budget in earning awards from the Producers Guild of America.
While James Cameron's blockbuster was considered a heavy favorite to win the top award from a guild that often rewards commercial success, the voters instead went for the lowest-grossing of the 10 nominees, adding to an impressive array of "Hurt Locker" wins that already included the Critics Choice Movie Awards and the top honors from numerous regional and national critics groups.
Complete list of winners:
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
'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)
'The Hurt Locker' (Kathryn Bigelow, Mark Boal, Nicolas Chartier,
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 DuPré Pesmen)
Norman Lear award: Mark Burnett
David O. Selznick award: John Lasseter
Stanley Kramer award: "Precious"
Vanguard award: Joss Whedon