ICG Announces 2024 Publicists Award Nominations

The International Cinematographers Guild (IATSE Local 600) has announced the first group of nominees for the 61st Annual ICG Publicists Awards, which honors publicists, unit still photographers, and entertainment journalists.

Among the nominees is Deadline’s own International Editor At Large, Baz Bamigboye, who clocked a nom in the International Media category. Elsewhere, up for publicists of the year are Sony’s Katie Lovick, Paramount’s Julia Neal, Chris Garcia Nutley of Warner Bros., unit publicist Shelly Williams and Cynthia Swartz.

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The awards ceremony will be held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 8, 2024. The winners are picked through an online ballot of the ICG publicists membership during a voting period from Jan. 24 to Feb. 2, 2024.

Scroll down for the full list of nominees.

Les Mason Award for Career Achievement in Publicity
Natalie Bjelajac, Netflix
Linda Brown, Unit Publicist
Kira Feola, KC Feola PR
Gabriela Gutentag, Unit Publicist
Carol McConnaughey, Unit Publicist

Publicists of the Year Award
Katie Lovick, Sony Pictures Entertainment
Julia Neal, Paramount Pictures
Chris Garcia Nutley, Warner Bros.
Cynthia Swartz, Strategy PR/Consulting
Shelly Williams, Unit Publicist

Excellence in Unit Stills Photography – Motion Pictures
Claudette Barius
Daniel McFadden
Jessica Miglio
Michele K. Short
Jojo Whilden

Excellence in Unit Stills Photography – Television
Jessica Brooks
Justin Lubin
Jake Giles Netter
Erin Simkin
Lacey Terrell

Press Award
Scott Feinberg, The Hollywood Reporter
Angelique Jackson, Variety
Perri Nemiroff, Collider
Sasha Stone, Awards Daily
Jen Yamato, LA Times

International Media Award
Raya Abirached, MBC International
Baz Bamigboye, Deadline International
Wenlei Ma, Seven West Media (Australia)
Raquel Laguna Pardo, Europa Press (Spain)
Marlène von Arx, CH Media Newspapers (Switzerland)

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