The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced the 2022 Documentary Motion Picture and nominees that will advance to the final round of voting for the 33rd Annual Producers Guild Awards. The awards honor excellence in motion picture and television productions, as well as the most notable names in the industry who are shaping the producing profession.
The films nominated for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Pictures are listed below in alphabetical order:
- The First Wave
- In The Same Breath
- The Rescue
- Simple As Water
- Summer Of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)
- Writing With Fire
Last year, producer Craig Foster was honored with the award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Motion Picture for My Octopus Teacher, which documented a year spent by Foster forging a relationship with a wild common octopus in a South African kelp forest.
Specialty TV Nominations
Today’s nominees are part of the group’s television specialty category: Award for Outstanding Sports Program, Award for Outstanding Children’s Program and Award for Outstanding Short-Form Program.
Among this year’s selected programs are HBO’s 100 Foot Wave and Netflix’s Naomi Osaka in sports. TBS/Cartoon Network’s Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of House and Disney+’ Muppets Haunted Mansion in children’s; and Apple TV’s Carpool Karaoke: The Series and TBS’ Full Frontal with Samantha Bee Presents: Pandemic Video Diaries: Vaxxed and Waxxed in short-form.
The nominations are below.
OUTSTANDING SPORTS PROGRAM
“100 FOOT WAVE” (S1)
“FORMULA 1: DRIVE TO SURVIVE” (S3)
“NAOMI OSAKA” (S1)
“REAL SPORTS WITH BRYANT GUMBEL” (S27)
OUTSTANDING CHILDREN’S PROGRAM
“HARRY POTTER: HOGWARTS TOURNAMENT OF HOUSES” (S1)
“MUPPETS HAUNTED MANSION” (Special)
“SEE US COMING TOGETHER: A SESAME STREET SPECIAL”
“WAFFLES + MOCHI” (S1)
OUTSTANDING SHORT-FORM PROGRAM
“CARPOOL KARAOKE: THE SERIES” (S4)
“FULL FRONTAL WITH SAMANTHA BEE PRESENTS: PANDEMIC VIDEO DIARIES: VAXXED AND WAXXED” (Special)
“JORDAN KLEPPER FINGERS THE PULSE – THE DAILY SHOW” (S1)
“SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE PRESENTS: STORIES FROM THE SHOW” (S2)
“STEPHEN COLBERT PRESENTS TOONING OUT THE NEWS” (S2)
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Last week, the PGA set a new date of March 19 for the 33rd awards ceremony. Nominations for Theatrical Motion Pictures, Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures, Television Series/Specials, Limited or Anthology Series Television, and Televised or Streamed Motion Pictures will be made public on January 27.
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The PGA will also honor George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy and other producers for their contributions to the industry.