The Producers Guild of America (aka the PGA) has announced which documentaries have been nominated for the Best Documentary Theatrical Motion Picture award. The list is mainly made up of the usual suspects with early award season favorites Waiting for ‘Superman’. Inside Job, The Tillman Story, and Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer all receiving a nomination from the guild. Lesser known documentaries Smash His Camera and Earth Made of Glass also received a nomination. Missing from the list are some other highly acclaimed documentaries such as Exit Through the Gift Shop, Catfish, and Restrepo. Nominations for the other PGA categories will be announced January 4, with the awards ceremony taking place on January 22. You can hit the jump to read the full press release.
Documentary Theatrical Motion Picture NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2011 PRODUCERS GUILD AWARDS
The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today the Documentary Theatrical Motion Picture nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 22nd Annual Producers Guild Awards.
The nominated films, listed below in alphabetical order, are:
- Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer
- Earth Made of Glass
- Inside Job
- Smash His Camera
- The Tillman Story
- Waiting for ‘Superman’
Nominations for the other Producers Guild Award categories will be announced January 4, 2011, along with the individual producers. The 2011 Producers Guild Awards ceremony will take place on January 22, 2011 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.