Now in its third year, the 2016 Production Guild Awards in association with Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, recognised the expertise, experience and excellence of Production Guild members working in film and television drama within the production office, production accounts, location management, VFX, post-production and assistant directing roles, and the people who support them.
Five awards were presented to mark individual or team contributions to the UK film and TV drama industry at a ceremony supported by Warner Bros. Studios Leavesden, held at The Grove, Saturday 24 September 2016. This year’s awards again supported the MAMA Youth Project charity, which works to increase diversity in the TV and film industry by equipping members with core skills and working practices to secure meaningful work.
The winners were:
Pollyanna Gill, assistant accountant – winner of the Production Guild Spotlight Award, in association with Pinewood MBS Lighting.
The Night Manager (The Ink Factory), production team – winners of the Production Guild Member/Team Of The Year Award, in association with Panavision.
Harriet Lawrence, location manager – winner of the Production Guild Inspiration Award, in association with Working Title.
Hugh Whittaker and Jackie Rowden – joint winners of the Production Guild Contribution To The Industry Award, in association with Kodak.
Terry O’Neill – recipient of the Production Guild Special Award, given posthumously.
Alison Small, chief executive of the Production Guild said, “The Production Guild Awards celebrate the vital part our members play in the creation of UK film and TV drama. The quality and calibre of recent UK productions are testament to their expertise and the part they play in enabling creative elements to reach new heights.”