The Producers Guild of America has announced the five films nominated for its 2018 Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures award.
The industry group today (Nov. 21) announced the documentary nominees for its 29th annual Producers Guild Awards, which honor excellence in motion picture and television productions.
Feature films nominated for the Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures award are Brett Morgen‘s Jane (pictured); Matthew Heineman’s City of Ghosts; John Maggio‘s The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee; Evgeny Afineevsky‘s Cries From Syria; Jeff Orlowski‘s Chasing Coral; Peter Webber, Lixin Fan and Richard Dale‘s Earth: One Amazing Day; and Joe Piscatella’s Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower.
The nonfiction category was for the first time expanded from five to seven nominees, and included a record 170 documentary films entered for consideration.
The Producers Guild of America will also present special honors to Donna Langley, chair of Universal Pictures, and producer Charles Roven with the Milestone Award and the David O. Selznick Award, respectively.
The winner will be announced at the 29th annual Producers Guild Awards on Jan. 20, 2018 at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Los Angeles.
Remaining nominations for Theatrical Motion Pictures, Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures, Television Series/Specials, Long Form Programs, and Sports, Children’s and Short Form Programs will be announced Jan. 5, 2018.