‘La La Land’ Wins The Darryl F. Zanuck Award For Top Feature Film Of 2016; Producers Guild of America Winners Revealed
''La La Land," a 2016 American romantic musical comedy-drama film written and directed by Damien Chazelle, starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone as a musician and an aspiring actress who meet and fall in love in Los Angeles. On Jan. 8, the Lionsgate movie, which has grossed more than $200 million worldwide, took home seven Golden Globes and on Jan. 24, received 14 Academy Award nominations. It has 14 nominations going into February's Academy awards, which include Best Picture and Best Director.
According to Entertainment Today, ''La La Land'' won the top honor at the 28th annual Producers Guild Awards on Saturday night, taking home the Producers Guild of America's Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures for Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz and Marc Platt. The musical comedy-drama beat "Arrival," "Deadpool," "Fences," "Hacksaw Ridge," "Hell or High Water," "Hidden Figures," "Lion," "Manchester by the Sea" and "Moonlight''.
Here are the winners for the Producers Guild Awards: Disney's Oscar-nominated "Zootopia" won the Award for Outstanding Producer of Animated Theatrical Motion Pictures, which went to Clark Spencer. While ESPN's "O.J. Simpson: Made in America" won the Award for Outstanding Producer of Documentary Theatrical Motion Pictures for Ezra Edelman and Caroline Waterlow, Variety reported.
''Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee'' (Season 7, Season 8) took home the Award for Outstanding Digital Series. The David L. Wolper Award for Outstanding Producer of Long-Form Television went to ''The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story'' (Season 1) for Scott Alexander, Larry Karaszewski, Ryan Murphy, Brad Falchuk, Nina Jacobson, Brad Simpson, D.V. DeVincentis, Anthony Hemingway, Alexis Martin Woodall, John Travolta and Chip Vucelich.
''Stranger Things'' (Season 1) won the Norman Felton Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Drama for Matt Duffer, Ross Duffer, Shawn Levy, Dan Cohen, Iain Paterson while the Award for Outstanding Sports Program was given to ''VICE World of Sports'' (Season 1) and ''Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel'' (Season 22). ''Making a Murderer'' (Season 1) won the Award for Outstanding Producer of Non-Fiction Television for Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos.
''Atlanta'' (Season 1) took home the Danny Thomas Award for Outstanding Producer of Episodic Television, Comedy for Donald Glover, Dianne McGunigle, Paul Simms, Hiro Murai and Alex Orr. The Award for Outstanding Producer of Competition Television was given to ''The Voice'' (Season 9-11) for Audrey Morrissey, Jay Bienstock, Mark Burnett, John de Mol, Chad Hines, Lee Metzger, Kyra Thompson, Mike Yurchuk, Amanda Zucker and Carson Daly.
''Sesame Street'' (Season 46) won the Award for Outstanding Children's Program. The Award for Outstanding Producer of Live Entertainment & Talk Television won by ''Last Week Tonight with John Oliver'' (Season 3) for Tim Carvell, John Oliver and Liz Stanton.