‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ and ‘Roma’ Win Lmgi Awards for Motion Pictures

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‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ and ‘Roma’ Win Lmgi Awards for Motion Pictures
Two major 2018 releases – actioner “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” and critics’ darling “Roma” – were honored for film location work by the Location Managers Guild International at a ceremony this evening at the Eli & Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica.

The 6th Annual Lmgi Awards also recognized “Chernobyl” and “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan” in the television category.

The Lmgi Awards spotlight “productions in which the creative use of filming locations sets the tone, enriches the character and enhances the narrative,” per the organization.

Paramount’s “Mission: Impossible – Fallout” filmed at locations in France, the U.K., Abu Dhabi, Norway and New Zealand. Netflix’s “Roma” was shot in and around Mexico City. HBO’s “Chernobyl” derived its authentic look from locations in Lithuania, not far from Ukraine, where the nuclear disaster itself took place. And Amazon’s “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan” traveled to Montreal, Morocco, France and Washington D.C.

Also at the Lmgi event,
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Location Managers Guild Unveils New Board Of Directors

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The Location Managers Guild International has its board of directors for 2019-20.

The newly elected members of the board are Ken Haber, Georgette Turner, Edward Mazurek and Walter Roshetski (read their biographies here). Haber and Turner serve as UK Regional Co-Chairs of the membership committee.

The returning board members re-elected to new terms are current Lmgi President Mike Fantasia, Alsam co-founder Jimmy Ayoub, Matt Chamberlin, Mac Gordon, Wes Hagan and Alison A. Taylor. Those continuing to serve their current terms are Lmgi 1st Vice President Jennifer “JJ” Levine, 2nd Vice President Lori Balton, Matt Palmer, John Rakich and Alsam co-founder Les Fincher.

“We have been working hard to ensure our board reflects the guild’s national and international growth,” Fantasia said. “With representatives from the UK, Canada, Georgia, New York and Los Angeles, I feel like we’ve hit that milestone.”

Added Levine: “With the proliferation of
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