2012 PGA Awards Winners Announced, But Who Took the Top Prize?
by Ethan Anderton
January 22, 2012
Earlier this month the nominations were announced for 21st annual Producer Guild of America Awards honoring outstanding producers for their achievement in feature films and television. Obviously we won't run through the winners for TV series awards (see those at the PGA website) but we have the winners for the three motion picture categories for feature films, animation and documentaries. Remember, since the nominations were a good indicator of who might get an Oscar nomination (they'll be announced on January 24th) these could also be our Oscar winners in February. See the winners below!
Darryl F. Zanuck Producer of the Year Award:
Producers: Thomas Langmann
PGA Producer of the Year Award in Animation:
The Adventures of Tintin
Producer: Peter Jackson, Kathleen Kennedy, Steven Spielberg
PGA Producer of the Year Award in Documentaries:
Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest
Producer: Debra Koffler, Frank Mele, Edward Parks, Michael Rapaport
With The Artist taking home the top prize at the Golden Globes earlier this month as well, it seems like it's definitely a frontrunner, taking the lead over The Descendants which won the Golden Globe in the drama category. With a Golden Globe win and a PGA win, I think it's safe to say that The Adventures of Tintin will definitely take home the Oscar, assuming it's nominated on January 24th (stay tuned for the full list). Frankly, I think it's a bit surprising to see Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of a Tribe Called Quest take home the documentary prize of Project Nim and Senna, but that's the way the cookie crumbles.