The Producers Guild of America proudly presents the awards for the 2nd Annual Debra Hill / Producers Guild Weekend Shorts Contest in association with New Filmmakers LA on Friday, November 16th at Sunset Gower Studios. Beginning at 7:30 p.m. the event will screen the top 10 short films (3-5 minutes in length) and present prizes to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners. The top 3 winners will receive gift certificates for rentals and services from top industry companies, including Panavision, Universal Studios, GDC Digital Services, Cinelease, Quixote, Alternative Rentals Digital Cinema, EVS, Movie Magic and Studio System. Each winner will also be the beneficiary of a mentorship from celebrated PGA producers David Friendly, Gary Goetzman or Erin O'Malley.
The Debra Hill / Producers Guild Weekend Shorts Contest was established to help support talented emerging producers through the Producers Guild's Debra Hill Fellowship, bringing the inspirational spirit of Debra Hill's life and work to new generations of storytellers. Winning entries successfully incorporated specific setting, themes and elements provided at the beginning of the 2-day production weekend. The films were judged by award-winning producers Bruce Cohen, Gale Anne Hurd, Paul Reubens, Stacey Sher and Cathleen Summers.
The event will be hosted by Vance Van Petten, National Executive Director of the PGA, with the screening & awards presentation to be followed by a cocktail reception
7:15PM - Check-in
7:30PM - Pre-Reception with Cocktails
8:30PM - Show and Screening
9:45PM - Announcement of Winners
10:00PM - After-Party with Cocktails
Sunset Gower Studios
1438 N. Gower St.
Note: Please park as close to and enter Sunset Gower directly across the street from/just north of this address:
6062 Fountain Ave. Los Angeles CA 90028