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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, APRIL 9, 2024 – On Saturday, September 14th, The Property Masters Guild will host The MacGuffin Awards, the first and only awards show to celebrate the significant artistic achievements of Property Masters and their teams.

With thirteen categories covering all forms of media and a Lifetime Achievement Award, the Awards will highlight excellence in film, television, and commercial productions. Categories listed below. Submissions can be made to https://www.macguffinawards.com/submissions.

“As one of the oldest crafts in Hollywood, it is long overdue for Property Masters to be celebrated for their artistic contributions. Property Masters are essential to shaping worlds and characters in cinema. The Property Masters Guild and the MacGuffin Awards, are first steps in showing the world the importance of what we do.” – Emily Ferry, PMG – Guild Director and Property Master of Memoirs of a Geisha, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and Alien Resurrection among many other cinematic milestones)

In a formal evening of craft solidarity and camaraderie, The MacGuffin Awards will evoke Old Hollywood glamour as it propels its craft into the future, honoring the work of its craft as has never been celebrated before. A formal evening of food, drinks, and a collective vision forward shared by a vast array of creatives from all aspects of the craft.

“I am very much looking forward to travelling to LA for the first ever awards show dedicated to Property Masters. It will be a chance to celebrate the fabulous work of my talented colleagues from around the world. The objects that we put in front of the camera often get their own insert shot…now it’s time for us to be ready for our closeup! ” – Mary Arthurs, PMG – Guild Director and Property Master of The Handmaid’s Tale, The Umbrella Academy, Blindness…)

Submissions Open – Tuesday, April 9th
Submissions Close – Monday, June 3rd
Nominations Balloting Begins – Monday, June 17th
Nominations Balloting Closes – Friday, June 28th
Nominations Announced – Tuesday, July 2nd
Final Balloting Opens – Monday, July 15th
Final Balloting Closes – Friday, August 2nd
Awards Announced at Awards Ceremony – Saturday, September 14th

Fantasy and Science Fiction Feature Film
Period Feature Film
Contemporary Feature Film
One Hour Fantasy / Science Fiction Television Series
One Hour Period Television Series
One Hour Contemporary Television Series
Half Hour Single Camera Television Series
Half Hour Multi-Camera Television Series
Television Miniseries
Short Format, Web Series or Music Video
Variety, Reality, Game Show or Event Special
Commercial Production
Lifetime Achievement
Projects may be submitted online through https://www.macguffinawards.com/submissions

For submission details and requirements, please review the website link.

Date: Saturday, September 14th, 2024
Time: 5pm Cocktail Hour, Awards 6pm-9pm
Location: Belasco Theatre, 1050 S Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Details: www.macguffinawards.com

$125 for Members
$175 for Non Members
Tickets are available for purchase at https://www.macguffinawards.com/event

Media passes are available upon request through https://www.macguffinawards.com/mediarequest

The MacGuffin Awards is made possible through the generous support of our event sponsors.

Studio Arts & Technology
Studio Art and Technology is a proud sponsor of the Inaugural Property Masters Guild Awards and congratulates all of its members, nominees and honorees of the event. We have long felt the need for recognition of the craft and are thrilled to be able to contribute our passion and expertise in making the first ever MacGuffin Award and look forward to sharing it with everyone. All of us here at SAT appreciate the Guild and the members’ support as friends and clients for the last 35 years, and are excited for our continued involvement in the future. http://www.sat-fx.com/

Wētā Workshop
Wētā Workshop brings imaginary worlds to life by delivering concept design, physical effects, collectibles, immersive visitor experiences and games to the world’s entertainment and creative industries. Established by Richard Taylor and Tania Rodger, they are best known for their concept design and practical effects work on The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Avatar, District 9; and more recently The Creator and Rebel Moon. Based in Wellington, New Zealand, Wētā Workshop’s ground-breaking work has earned multiple international awards for the past 30 years. We are proud sponsors of the 2024 Property Masters Guild MacGuffin Awards. www.wetaworkshop.com

Dell Technologies
Dell has been a long standing supporter of Property Masters and is proud to sponsor this awards event in its inaugural year.

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