Motion Picture Publicity Campaign Nominations Announced for 57th Annual ICG Publicists Awards 08 January 2020
The International Cinematographers Guild (ICG, IATSE Local 600) Publicists have announced the nominees for the Maxwell Weinberg Award for Motion Picture Publicity Campaign to be presented at the 57th Annual ICG Publicists Awards on Friday, February 7, 2020, at The Beverly Hilton Hotel. The award honors active members working on motion pictures whose achievements in publicity and promotion during the previous calendar year are deemed outstanding. More than 800 industry leaders are expected to attend this year’s luncheon, which traditionally occurs the week leading up to the Academy Awards®. The announcement was made by Tim Menke, ICG Publicists Awards Chair.
“This year’s nominated campaigns are diverse and creative, covering the spectrum from superhero, comedy, drama, horror and musical. Congratulations to the teams of publicists who orchestrated and implemented these exceptional and successful strategic campaigns bringing people into theaters around the world,” said Menke.
NOMINEES FOR THE 2020 MAXWELL WEINBERG AWARD FOR MOTION PICTURE PUBLICITY CAMPAIGN ARE THE LOCAL 600 PUBLICISTS THAT WORKED ON:
AVENGERS: ENDGAME - Marvel Studios
THE IRISHMAN - Netflix
JOKER - Warner Bros. Pictures
ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD - Columbia Pictures
ROCKETMAN - Paramount Pictures
US - Universal Pictures
As previously announced, Anthony and Joe Russo, who helmed Marvel Studios’ critically acclaimed Avengers: Endgame, are set to receive the Motion Picture Showman of the Year Award for their historic contributions to the art of cinema and television. Ava DuVernay, award-winning writer, director and producer, will be honored with the Television Showman of the Year Award for her visionary impact on television. Don Mischer, award-winning producer and director will be the recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award honoring his prolific career as an internationally acclaimed producer and director of television and live events. Awards chair this year is Tim Menke with Sheryl Main serving as co-chair.
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Read the full press release here.