Today, the Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced nominations in the Motion Pictures and Television categories for the 34th Annual Producers Guild Awards to be held on Saturday, February 25, 2023 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. The biggest award of the night, the Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures, has historically been considered a strong prognosticator for the Best Picture Oscar each year.
Nominees for Theatrical Motion Pictures, Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures, Television Series/Specials, Limited/Anthology Series Television, Televised or Streamed Motion Pictures and eligible producers for Documentary Motion Picture are:
Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures
- Avatar: The Way of Water
- The Banshees of Inisherin
- Black Panther: Wakanda Forever
- Everything Everywhere All At Once
- The Fabelmans
- Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery
- Top Gun: Maverick
- The Whale
Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures
- Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio
- Marcel the Shell with Shoes On
- Minions: The Rise of Gru
- Puss in Boots: The Last Wish
- Turning Red
Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television – Drama
- Better Call Saul
- The White Lotus
Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television – Comedy
- Abbott Elementary
- The Bear
- Only Murders in the Building
David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Limited or Anthology Series Television
- DAHMER – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story
- The Dropout
- Inventing Anna
- Obi-Wan Kenobi
- Pam & Tommy
Award for Outstanding Producer of Televised or Streamed Motion Pictures
- Fire Island
- Hocus Pocus 2
- Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television
- 30 for 30
- 60 Minutes
- George Carlin’s American Dream
- Lucy and Desi
- Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy
Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment, Variety, Sketch, Standup & Talk Television
- The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
- Jimmy Kimmel Live!
- Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
- The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
- Saturday Night Live
Award for Outstanding Producer of Game & Competition Television
- The Amazing Race
- Lizzo’s Watch Out For The Big Grrrls
- RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars
- Top Chef
- The Voice
The following nominees were previously announced.
The Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Picture
- All That Breathes
- Fire of Love
- Nothing Compares
- The Territory
The Award for Outstanding Sports Program
- Formula 1: Drive to Survive
- Hard Knocks: Training Camp with the Detroit Lions
- Legacy: The True Story of the LA Lakers
- Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Come Off
The Award for Outstanding Children’s Program
- Fraggle Rock: Back to the Rock
- Green Eggs and Ham
- Sesame Street
- Snoopy Presents: It’s the Small Things, Charlie Brown
- Waffles + Mochi’s Restaurant
The Award for Outstanding Short-Form Program
- Better Call Saul: Filmmaker Training
- Love, Death + Robots
- Only Murders in the Building: One Killer Question
- Sesame Street’s #ComingTogether Word of the Day Series
- Tales of the Jedi
Final Ballots for TV (Comedy, Drama, Limited/Anthology Series, Televised/Streamed Motion Pictures, Non-Fiction, Game/Competition, Live Entertainment/Variety/Sketch/Talk Series) and Film (Theatrical Motion Picture, Animated Motion Picture, and Documentary) will close on February 17, 2023. Winners of these categories will be announced at the 34th Annual Producers Guild Awards on February 25, 2023.
Final Ballots for Children’s, Short Form and Sports Programs will close on February 10, 2023. Winners of the Sports, Children’s and Short Form categories will be announced at the Guild’s Nominee’s Events in New York on February 21 and in Los Angeles on February 23.
At the Producers Guild Awards ceremony in February, the Producers Guild will also present special honors to powerhouse producers and leaders who have left their undeniable marks on the industry. Honorees this year include Tom Cruise (David O. Selznick Achievement Award), Mindy Kaling (Norman Lear Achievement Award), Michael De Luca and Pamela Abdy (Milestone Award). “Till” will receive the Stanley Kramer Award sponsored by Delta Air Lines.
The 2023 Producers Guild Awards Event Chairs are Mike Farah, Chief Executive Officer at Funny Or Die, and Joe Farrell, Chief Creative Officer at Funny Or Die. The 2023 Producers Guild of America Awards are produced by Anchor Street Collective for the Producers Guild of America. Branden Chapman is Executive Producer, Carleen Cappelletti is Co-Executive producer, Matt Ullian and Jane Sarkin of Boldface Partners are talent executives, and Jim Piccirillo is Director. The PGA Awards team also includes Diane Salerno (Six Degrees Global) managing sponsorship, and the PGA’s PR agency of record, Sunshine Sachs Morgan & Lylis for PR.
Sponsors of the 2023 Producers Guild Awards include Cadillac, the Official Vehicle, Delta Air Lines, the Official Airline, Glenfiddich Scotch, and GreenSlate, a PGA Partner.
About the Producers Guild of America (PGA)
The Producers Guild of America represents over 8,500 producers. It is a non-profit trade organization that represents, protects and promotes the interests of all members of the producing team in film, television and new media.
The Guild invests in its core values that benefit the industry at large. These values are rooted in facilitating employment of its members, advocating for sustainable practices in production that minimize human and environmental harm, ensuring a set culture that advances safety and creates viable pathways into the guild for the next generation of producers, particularly those from populations underrepresented in the industry. Year-round it hosts a number of educational, mentoring and professional networking programs, as well as industry events that honor excellence in producing.