The Producers Guild of America offered few surprises in its nominations for the 2015 Producers Guild Awards, announced Jan. 5.
No animated films were among the 10 nominees for The Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures, while the Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures named five films:
- Big Hero 6 (Walt Disney Animation Studios) Producer: Roy Conli, p.g.a.
- The Book of Life (20th Century Fox) Producers: Brad Booker, p.g.a., Guillermo del Toro, p.g.a.
- The Boxtrolls (Focus Features) Producers: David Bleiman Ichioka, p.g.a., Travis Knight, p.g.a.
- How To Train Your Dragon 2 (20th Century Fox) Producer: Bonnie Arnold, p.g.a.
- The LEGO Movie (Warner Bros. Pictures) Producer: Dan Lin
On the television side of thing, animated programs made up three of the five nominees for the Award for Outstanding Children’s Program:
- Dora The Explorer (Nickelodeon)
- Sesame Street (PBS)
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Nickelodeon)
- Toy Story OF TERROR! (ABC)
- Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts Masterclass (HBO)
The winners will be announced Jan. 24 at a gala ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles.