The Producers Guild Awards celebrate the accomplishments of producing the best work on film and television, and the nominees for the 26th annual event are a reflection of some of the best that the profession has to offer.
The Producers Guild of America named the five films and their producers competing for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Picture in the 2015 Producers Guild Awards.
The big-screen nominees are:
- 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 small screen, three animated television programs secured three of the five nominations for the Outstanding Children’s Program Award:
- Dora The Explorer (Nickelodeon)
- Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (Nickelodeon)
- Toy Story OF TERROR! (ABC)
- Sesame Street (PBS)
- Wynton Marsalis: A YoungArts Masterclass (HBO)
A full list of nominees can be found at: http://www.producersguild.org/news/209027/. The winners will be announced January 24.